Situated on the Idukki-Kottayam border is Vagamon - an eco-friendly, offbeat hill station in Kerala, famous for its green meadows, tall pine forests that leave you mesmerised, gushing waterfalls and mild climate. Drive along serpentine roads and past lush green hills to reach this heaven perched at an elevation of 1,100 metres above sea-level. Alternatively spelt as Wagamon, this plantation township offers you an awesome getaway amid misty mornings, scenic views and clean air. Hotels in Vagamon Given the excellent climate that Vagamon boasts of, tourists from near and far visit this exotic hill station to escape the summer heat. Over the years Vagamon has seen a number of hotels, resorts and homestays open to cater to the demands of the growing tourism industry here. While some hotels in Vagamon offer all the luxuries that you can think of, there are homestays that you can choose from, should you wish to live with a local family and understand the culture prevalent in Vagamon.
Sensing the need to have our presence felt in Vagamon, Treebo Adrak Summer Sand Hill Resort opened its doors to cater to the growing number of tourists. Located in Pine Valley, this hotel promises comfortable and economical accommodation. This budget property offers you a host of services and amenities, including an in-house restaurant, and is easy on your pockets.
Perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Vagamon happens to be a Christian pilgrimage site - Kurisumala. Standing on a hill, a statue of Jesus Christ with a Cross attracts Christians from near and far, especially on Good Friday and Easter, two important dates in the Christian calendar. Believers of the Christian faith usually carry wooden crosses uphill, on their way to Kurisumala. Equally famous is the Kurisumala Ashram an abode for Christian priests, nuns and followers of the faith. Experience what it feels like to ‘walk in the woods’ at the famous Pine Hill, just 4 km away from the city. The deafening silence is broken by the occasional chirping of birds and the sound of dry twigs and leaves crunching under your feet.If you are up for a little adventure, just 10 km away from Vagamon is the Ulipooni Wildlife Sanctuary. Though quiet and peaceful, do expect to find couple boating here. Green meadows, camping sites and pristine lakes await you at Vagamon.