Devikulam village is located 16 kms from Munnar in the State of Kerala in the Idukki District, this gorgeous hill station symbolises nature in her pristine glory. Tourist comes to Devikulam for clean air, green mountains, pleasant climate and winding lanes. Explore the small mountainous paths and absorb sweet fragrance of wild flowers and rare herbs.
Devikulam is an ideal summer resort as well a weekend getaway. Travel to Devikulam for rejuvenation of your lost energies and spirits and relax in the slow pace of the small hill town. Irresistibly green slopes touching the sky at a thousand meters. Silent clusters of slender red and blue gum trees. A lovely, little lake hidden within the rolling hills. This is Devikulam.
Devikulam Prime Tourist Attractions
Sita Devi Lake : The Sita Devi Lake offers rejuvenating springs of mineral water and it is a spectacular picnic spot among tourists, where you see the mineral water flowing through the colossal hills. The lake is associated with a legend of Hindu Mythology. It is one among many revered pilgrim destinations in Kerala.
According to legend, the goddess Sita Devi of the Ramayana epic bathed in the beautiful Devikulam lake waters surrounded by lush, green hills, now named Sita Devi Lake. The lake draws tourists not only because of its sacredness but also for the curative powers of its mineral waters.
It requires specially approval by Tata Tea Regional Officer to get entrance to this area
Tea Plantations and flowers : Imagine how amazing it would be to roam in the tea gardens of Kerala. The tourists to Devilkulam must go for the tree plantations. Devikulam village is a perfect place to adore the beauty of the nature at its best. There are not just tea estates at Devikulam. You may look for exotic yet lovely flowers and rare herbs. A walk through the paths covered with colorful flowers makes you feel as if you have landed in paradise.
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary : Located at a distance of about 50 Km. The Chinar Wildlife Sanctuary is
a home to many extinct and endangered species of flora and fauna like elephants, leopards, sambars, gaurs,. How fascinating it would be peep into the life of the wild beasts.
Pallivasal fall: Waterfall is ideal for picnics and leisurely recreations. The water falling from a height makes splendid sound and sight for both ears and eyes.
Adventure in Devikulam
If you are an adventure junkie then you are in the right place. Yes ! Devikulam will satiate your thirst of adventure. Indulge in Trekking, Camping, Mountaineering, Rock climbing and Fishing in Devikulam and feel the bliss of exciting tourism in Devikulam.
Dinning at Devikulam village is enriched with the authentic Kerala cuisines, though other vegetarian and non vegetarian recipes are also offered to satisfy the taste buds of visitors.
Devikulam Accommodation : You can stay at the Guest House run by the Government which offers all the facilities suited to the requirements of a modern day tourists.
Devikulam By Air : The nearest airport is located at Kochi, which is around 150 km from the town. Prepaid taxis are available from the airport and they cost between Rs 7 and Rs 12 per km. This is the best option for those who are arriving by air.
Devikulam By Bus : There are many State Transport buses that are available from Kochi and Kottayam. Tickets are cheap and they cost around Rs 50 for the trip. Buses are generally slow and they find it difficult to climb the steep slopes. As they are the main mode of transport to the place, they might be crowded and finding seating may be difficult. This might not be a comfortable way to travel to the place.
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Originally posted 2016-03-28 08:06:54.