Ponmudi is a hill station in Thiruvananthapuram district. It has at a height of 1100 m above sea level and is part of the Western Ghats. The road to Ponmudi from Thiruvananthapuram is narrow. In Ponmudi there are many tea gardens and plantations of rubber, pepper etc. The highest peak here is the Agasthyarkoodam which has a height of 1868 m. Access to this peak can be made only with permission from the Forest Department. The major attractions of Ponmudi are the Orchids and Deer Park. Meenmutty waterfall is another attraction of this area. A peak in Ponmudi called as Motta Peak is famous for trekking.
Tourists are very much attracted to this hill station. This is an ideal place for all the nature lovers and adventure seekers. They can engage in various adventurous sport activities such as trekking, rock climbing, etc. One can also take long leisure walks through the plantations in ponmudi. You can also enjoy the Aranmula Boat race which is conducted yearly in Aranmula which is nearby to Ponmudi. Another important attraction near Ponmudi is Varkala which is a famous pilgrim centre.
How To Reach
|Near Bus Station||Nedumangad|
|Near Railway Station||Thiruvananthapuram railway station at a distance of 61 kms|
|Near Airport||Thiruvananthapuram International Airport at a distance of 67 kms|