Categories: Lookouts, Scenic Walking Areas, Tourist Spots
Parunthumpara is a village in the Indian state of Kerala's Idukki District.Parunthumpara is a small village, located between Peermade and Thekkady. The word parunth in the local language means Eagle and para means rock. It is called Parunthumpara or eagle rock because of a large area around like an eagle.It is 6 km from Peermade, 25 km from Thekkady & 3 km From National Highway 220.( Kottayam Kumily road).This area provides a bird's eye view of an endless stretch of green forest land and low-lying areas.Parunthumpara is six km from Peerumade on National Highway 220 and is increasingly being visited by tourists who are on their way to Thekkady and others as well. If the sky is clear, visitors can get the view of the Sabarimala forests.Easily accessible through the narrow ghat road from Kallar Junction, this hill station stands out for its sprawling grasslands where the families can enjoy a few quiet moments, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. A perfect choice for those who wish to have a holiday off the beaten track and to explore the unseen and the unexplored beauty of the pristine forests around, Parunthumpara has been attracting a large number of domestic tourists during weekends.Though the place is yet to be included in the tourism map of the district, the place can stand up to any other hill stations.Sabarimala]However, the steep hills also pose a threat to reckless visitors. There are a few deep slopes and one should be careful while visiting Parunthumpara.For Parunthumpara and beyond, use our Vandiperiyar vacation trip planner to get the most from your Vandiperiyar vacation.
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The view from this place is excellent. If you are going with your children take good care of them as there is a bit of safety barrier missing. When you are going to this place please take only the mai... read more »
The tip of Parunthumpara will give you a breathtaking view.The nearby hills give you nice climate as well.Plan for near by places as well.Am standing on the tip of it is my profile picture.
Morning view at the hills is awesome with misty sky. Clouds and wind keep changing the view and its a nice view of nature in kerala.
20 kms from away from here?? Dont miss this spot, as this is one of best places to travel in Kerala. A dangerous and sporty place that gives you thrill and adventure . And not to mention the photographic view up from here.
Aravind S Krishnan
The place is beautiful, especially in summer, but Illikak kakku is much better.
easy to rech about 6 kilomiter from NH kollam theni.... between peerumade and pambanaar... the road gose to tea plantation and kuttikanam risky road
Njan poittila gud plce
A serene place, where we can relax ourself. A good place for a bar b que evening. **visit only in the evening and stay till 7'O clock.
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