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Kuttikanam

Kuttikanam is a hill station in Idukki district perched on 3000 ft above the sea level with a wide range of forests and wildlife. A great amount of forest area is reserved in Kuttickanam, which is home to a variety of flora and fauna. Wild animals like tigers, bison, & monkeys are seen in these forests. Crisscrossed with gushing streams, valleys and hills, Kuttikanam is a gifted natural haven. Another feature that attracts tourists to Kuttikanam is its year long favorable climate.
 


Near by attractions:-

  • Peeru Hills. About 1 km distant.
  • Grampi. Commonly known as Parunthupara, a rock sculpture about 150 ft (46 m) high and about 3,800 feet (1,200 m) above sea level. It gives a panoramic view of the entire Peermade region attracting lots of tourists from inside and outside the state.
  • Thottapura. The place where the Travancore royal family stored weapons.
  • Baker Hills (Commercially Named To Thrisangu Hills), Rolling hills with views.
  • Panchalimedu. A viewpoint, according to legend one of the many hiding places of the Pandavas and Panchali. From a pond known as Panchalikkulam the "Makarajyothi", can be seen, the divine flame lit during the pilgrimage season in Sabarimala.
  • Valanjanganam Waterfalls. A main attraction of Kuttikkanam, also known as Ninnumullippara. The waterfall is about 75 ft (23 m) in height and is usually covered in mist.
  • Nallathanni viewpoint. On the Kottayam-Kumily State Highway.
  • Artificial forest. A dense pine forest covering 100 acres (0.40 km2). Contains an estimated 30 species of birds, including rare endangered species. It is classified as a buffer zone by the Kerala state forestry department.
  • Azhutha Diversion Project. A project constructed by the Kerala government on the Azutha river, diverting water to Idukki Reservoir through a 987 m long tunnel

 

DISTANCE TO KUTTIKANAM

FROM:
Cochin :
140 kms
Kottayam :
67 kms
Cochi Airport :
120 kms
Trivandrum :
212 kms
Kovalam :
230 kms
Thekkady :
28 kms
Munnar :
110 kms
Vagamon :
25KM

 

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