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Parunthumpara, Peermade

Parunthumpara is a village in the Indian state of Kerala's Idukki District. It is a small scenic location near Wagamon en route to Peerumedu. Parunthin Para also known as 'Parunthumpara' (the eagle rock). From here, the Makarajyothi of Sabarimala is visible. The main attractions of Parunthumpara are Suicide Point and Tagor Head (a rock that appears to have the shape of Tagor, an Indian poet's, head). A nearby tourist spot is Thekkady.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 and 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.
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  • October 3, 2017
    it is a wonderful place,This place give a good view of hills often covered by mist. there are not enough adjectives to explain the beauty of the multiple views this place offers. Sunset can be see fro...  more »
  • September 7, 2017
    It's a view point with natural rocks to sit and spend evening time. Sunset can be see from here if there is no mist. Climate is very cool. Location is very near to main road and parking can be do in t...  more »
  • September 2, 2017
    Nature looks as it's been given a new lease of life.The rocky hills ,wast grasslands,fresh rivulets along with a clear sky view make this place a georgous one  more »

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