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Vagamon, Kottayam

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Enjoy scenic valleys, terraced fields, green meadows and views of pine forests at Vagamon, a hill station in a tea plantation area. Standing at 1,100 m (3,609 ft), the area abounds with diverse natural beauty, ranging from rugged rocky outcrop formations to charming meadows. Cascading waterfalls, hillocks, misty high-altitude grasslands, and good trails make this area a popular tourist destination for nature lovers. Smell the scent of wild orchids and walk through tall evergreen forests. Active visitors can enjoy a number of outdoor activities such as hang-gliding and rock and rope climbing. For Vagamon and beyond, use our Kottayam trip planner to get the most from your Kottayam vacation.
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  • October 5, 2017
    There is a welcome chill in the air as you drive up the winding road up the hills after leaving the plains behind. It's a small town not yet full commercialised like many of the major hill stations an...  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    Really nice place, relaxing and cool environment . Best for family outing and getaway from the busy life!  more »
  • September 22, 2017
    Vagamon is a very beautiful place in Idukki dist.of Kerala. Its 70 kms. from Kottayam, 100 from Kochi and Ernakulam,140 from Thrissur, 180 from Madurai, 190 from Trivandrum, 550 from Bangalore and 620...  more »

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