The name Munnar is believed to mean "three rivers",referring to the location at the confluence of the Madhurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundalyrivers. Munnar town is situated on the Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam taluk and is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district in Kerala having an area measuring nearly 557 km.
Silent Valley National Park, is located in the Nilgiri Hills, Palakkad District in Kerala, South India. The area in this national park was historically explored in 1847 by the botanist Robert Wight, and is associated with Hindu legend.
Vagamon is a hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Kottayam district of Kerala, India. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10 and 23 C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 metres above sea level. Vagamon was discovered by the British who found the place ideal for tea plantations and they were followed by Christian missionaries who built their abode of service at Kurisumala in Vagamon.
Peermade is a hill station in the state of Kerala, India. It is high in the Western Ghats, 915 metres above sea level, and 85 km east of Kottayam on the way to Thekkady.
Pullumedu is a scenic village that is located in the state of Kerala and it is famous for its stunning view of hills draped in lush greenery. The famous Sree Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala and the Makara Jyothi illuminations at the shrine are visible from here. Since it is a restricted area by the authority of Forest Dept., visitors have to take permission from local Wildlife preservation Officer. The place is located along the River Periyar and this is a perfect place for fishing and other similar activities.
Ramakkalmedu is a hill station and a hamlet in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. It is a Special Historic place with a Monument of Kuravar and Kurathi Statue, which depicts the Sangam Period and Sangam landscape of Kerala and Tamil Nadu . It provides a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu villages and towns. Rolling green hills and the fresh mountain air make Ramakalmedu and enchanting retreat. The hill top also offers a panoramic view of Tamil Nadu towns of Cumbum, Theni, Kombe, Thevaram, Uthamapalayam, Bodinaykannor and Vaiga.
Lakkidi is the gateway of Wayanad district of Kerala state, south India. It gets the second highest degree of rainfall in the world. Lakkidi is one of the highest locations in Wayanad. It is situated 700 m above mean sea level, atop Thamarassery ghat pass. Vythiri is the nearest town, just 5 km from Lakkidi.Chain tree, Pookot Lake, Sight seeing point on ghat road and number of tourist resorts are within 5 km from Lakkidi. It is about 58 km northeast of Kozhikode district.
Wayanad district stands on the southern tip of the Deccan plateau and its chief glory is the majestic rugged terrain of the Western Ghats, with lofty ridges interspersed with dense forest, tangled jungles and deep valleys. Quite a large area of the district is covered by forest but the continued and indiscriminate exploitation of the natural resources point towards an mminent environmental crisis. It has huge amount of deciduous forest, dry along moist. Snuggled amidst the Western Ghats Mountains.Wayanad shelters endangered species as it has an amazing range of flora and fauna.
Idukki is one of the 14 districts of Kerala state, India. Idukki district was formed on 26 January 1972. At the time of formation the district headquarters had been functioning at Kottayam and from there it was shifted to Painavu in June 1976. Idukki has an area of 4,479 km2 and is the second largest District of Kerala. Rugged mountains and forests cover about 97 percent of the total area of the District. The district borders the Kerala districts of Pathanamthitta to the south, Kottayam to the southwest, Ernakulam to the northwest and Thrissur to the north and Coimbature, Dindigul and Theni Districts in Tamil Nadu to the east.
Ponmudi is a hill station in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Keralain India. Its located 61 km north-east of Trivandrum city at an altitude of 1100 m. It is a part of the Western Ghatsmountain range that runs parallel to the Arabian Sea. Ponmudi is blessed with scenic splendor and natural beauty, Ponmudi has a carpet of thick tropical forest that rolls down to the foot of the hill range. No doubt, the salubrious atmosphere.
Poovar is a small coastal village in the Trivandrum district of Kerala state, South India. This village is almost at the southern tip of Trivandrum and there is only one last village Pozhiyoor which mark the end of kerala. This village has a beautiful beach which attracts tourists. There are also some good tourist resorts. Poovar was a trading center of timber, sandalwood, ivory and spices. It is beleved that the ships of King Solomonlanded here. Poovar has been one of the ancient Muslim settlements along the western coast of India.
Periyar is the longest river and the river with the largest discharge potential in the Indian state ofKerala. It is one of the few perennial rivers in the region and provides drinking water for several major towns. The Periyar is of utmost significance to the economy of Kerala. It generates a significant proportion of Kerala's electrical power via the Idukki Dam and flows along a region of industrial and commercial activity. The river also provides water for irrigation and domestic use throughout its course besides supporting a rich fishery.