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Thursday, 11 July 2013

Ramakkalmedu

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Idukki is the 14 districts of Kerala and which was part of Chera Dynasty till the modern history begins with the European planters who settled in the region. This blissful destination is very beautiful and truly very worth to visit and explore its virgin beauty as on your Kerala Holiday. Well there are myriad of tourist attractions and mesmerizing sites to explore on your vacation to Idukki. I present you the some of the unexplored destinations where the beauty is virgin and truly must see places in Idukki and it is a destination famous for wildlife and hillstations. it is one of the best place that you can include in your South Indian Wildlife Trip.

It is an exotic hill station and a hamlet in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. Ramakkalmedu is a historical place which is also home to the monument of Kuravar and Kurathi statue, which reveals the Sangam Period and Sangam landscape of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The sprawling green hills and the unpolluted mountain air accomplish this place enchanting retreat. The panoramic view of the towns of Tamil Nadu such as Theni, Kombe, Thevaram, Cumbum etc are breathtaking from here.
Ramakkalmedu stands at the height of 3500 feet above the sea level in the Western Ghats, here one can simply move up to the tip of rock and can feel at the top of the world. This place is also a unique place to experience the effect of wind. The wind gusts the hills here is recorded as maximum in entire Asia and the average wind speed is recorded as 25 km /hr. The amazing effect of the winds that fondles the vacationers on the hills truly is delightful and to feel this thousands of tourists visit this place on daily basis. Sometimes you have to find shelter from the winds as it seems you are about to fly with wind, thus this place is perfect for paragliding.

The scenic landscapes, mountains and ravines and the blooming greenery of this place is truly very pleasing to every eyes. The breathtaking views from the Ramakkal mount or the Kuravan mount is must feel experience of this hill town. The virginity of the mountains and the forests is still preserved as there is not much encroachment by the humans.

How to Reach:

By Road: Buses and cabs are available from near cites. bt it is an high range location. so it needs to walk a little.

By Rail: Nearest railway station is Changanacherry, about 93 km.

By Air: Nearest airport is Madurai (Tamil Nadu) about 140 km and

Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery, about 190 km.

Places to visit:

Wind heaven resort
Ramakkalmedu View Point
Chottupara
Kurishumala
Thookkupalam
Sri Tirumalairaya Perumal Temple
Kombai
Cottenwood Nursery
Farm lands

Best Time to visit:
After the monsoon till mid summer is the best time to visit Ramakkal Medu. September to February will be good.
  
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1 comments:

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