Ponmudi Hill Station Famous for Trekking and Nearby Meenmutti falls

Ponmudi Hill Station is a small beautiful hill station, near to the capital city of Kerala state, India.

KTDC cottages at Ponmudi hill station
KTDC cottages at Ponmudi hill station.

Endemic Endangered and threatened bird species are found here. More than 280 bird species are there in this park. A threatened bird species, broad-tailed grass bird is found here. Except one, all 16 birds species endemic to Western Ghats are found here (15 found here). 195 species of butterflies out of the total of 332 species in Western Ghats are found here. Many species of amphibians & reptiles are also found at this hills, Critically endangered Malabar flying frog, Malabar tree toad & Travancore Tortoise are found here.

Valleys and hills are interspersed on your way to this hill station. It is rich in biodiversity. Ponmudi Kerala Tourism packages are available with leading travel agents in Kerala. A trip to this beautiful hill station will make you spellbound for its gorgeous natural beauty.

How Do I Go To Ponmudi Hill Station?

Ponmudi Hill Station is near to the Thiruvananthapuram city at a distance of 55 kilometers away. Nedumangad town at 35 kilometers distance from the hill station is another nearby town, which is well connected by state government bus services to the hill station. Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station is the nearest railway station to this hill station town. International airport at Thiruvananthapuram is the nearest airport. to the hill station.

Hotels in Ponmudi

Kerala Tourism Development Corporation, KTDC, a government of Kerala Enterprise, runs Eco-Friendly hotels at Ponmudi.

Nearby tourist Places

Meenmutty Falls is a nearby beautiful waterfalls at a distance of 3 kilometers from Ponmudi, on the road to Kallar. Trekking permits needs to be taken from the Forest Department office. A guide will be sent along with the tourists.

15th century Koyikkal Palace at Nedumangad, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Dam, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, etc, are some of the nearby tourist places worth visiting.

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