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Vagamon Pine Forest
Name says it all – a forest of pine trees!!! It is around 200 acres of land with dense rows of pine trees. Even at noon, when the sun is very strong, the heat of sun does not penetrate and keeps the land very cool. It is worth taking some time to relax in the middle of pine trees enjoying the cool weather.
Activity: An ideal place for a walk or picnic in a relaxed setting.
Time to visit: Any time. Ideal when sun is strong to appreciate the natural air conditioning.
Moon Mala is an easy hiking spot with a spectacular view of nature on top. This is an ideal hill top to enjoy sun set. Views of hill tops dipped in mist and mist emerging from valleys will give a heavenly feel.
Activity: Hiking, View point
Time to visit: Non-rainy days. Beware of leeches in monsoon season
Vagamon Orchidarium and Floriculture Project
Vagamon Orchidarium contains more than 3000 varieties of orchids both indoor and outdoor spread over 15 hectare of land. Here, you will also find more than 200 varieties of roses and other plants. This land is a collection of small meadows and a pond with lots of open sitting and relaxing area for the tourists.
Activity: Explore the orchidarium, relax in the sitting areas and enjoy a long or short walk. You can shop your favorite Orchid varieties and other natural products like honey, bee wax, spices etc.
Time to visit: Any time.
Tangal Para is a Muslim pilgrimage center. This is believed to be the resting place of Husrath Sheikh Fariduddin Baba, a Sufi saint, who is believed to have reached Kerala from Afghanistan about 800 years ago.
Activity: Pilgrimage, Trekking, Walk through ancient cave and experience the thrill of cave life.
Time to visit: Any time. Pilgrimage is peak during Uroos (Urs) festive season
Vagamon Meadows/ Barren Hills/Motta Kunnu
Vagamon Meadows also known as Barren Hills or Motta kunnu is a collection of small meadows spread over a large area. Here you will also find interlocked small ponds at the valley of several meadows. This is one of the major movie shooting locations in Vagamon.
Activity: This large grass covered area is ideal for a long or short walk and being with the nature.
Time to visit: Ideally either evenings or mornings when the sun is not very strong.
Vagamon Suicide Point
Vagamon Suicide Point is a spectacular nature view point with a deep-seated valley below. You get cherishing views of mountains and valley and can enjoy fresh air and light breeze. You will also be able to enjoy misty mornings and evenings during cold days especially in December, January, June, July months. This is a good trekking destination too.
Activity: Trekking, Cycling, View point
Time to visit: For trekking, anytime other than Monsoon as rocks can get slippery in rain. Anytime if you are not trekking.
Karikad View Point
Karigad view point is on the way from Kottayam/Pala to Vagamon road. This is a must stop to enjoy the scenic beauty and appreciate the uphill drive you are having. From this point you can see the meandering road to Vagamon which is cut in solid rock with sky high mountains on one side and breath taking deep valley on the other side. Far away mountains dipped in mist, deep seated valley below, wild flowers, musical sound of water falls etc will get you completely refreshed.
Activity: An ideal stop to refresh yourself after the long drive, view point
Time to visit: Any time
Vagamon is home to many water falls. Palozhukum para (milk flowing rock) is one of the most famous water falls in this region. As the name says, the water looks like flowing milk with its white color.
You will also find numerous water falls, small and big, especially if you are visiting Vagamon in Monsoon season (June, July). There are beautiful small water falls on the way to Vagamon from any direction (via Erattupetta or Kanjar or Kuttikkanam - the three routes to Vagamon).
Kurisumala Ashram is a Christian Monastery with serene atmosphere for prayer and meditation. The Ashram was found in 1958 and is one among the top pilgrim centers in Kerala. You can also find a dairy farm and a milk processing and packing unit associated to the Monastery.
Activity: Meditation, Dairy farm visit, Milk unit visit, pilgrimage, walk in the nature.
Time to visit: Any Time with early appointment.
Mugugan Mala or Hill is a Hindu pilgrim site. A rock cut Temple of Lord Murugan is situated on top of Murugan Mala.
With these chain of three hills - Murugal Mala, Thangal Para and Kurisumala, Vagamon marks religious harmony and attracts lots of tourists and pilgrim alike
Activity: Pilgrim, Hiking
Time to visit: Any time