Located within a short driving distance of Thiruvananthapuram, Ponmudi is an enchanting hill resort with narrow winding pathways and cool, green environs. Along with a beautiful array of mountain flowers, exotic butterflies and small rivulets, Ponmudi offers excellent opportunities for trekking. With its tea estates and mist covered valleys Ponmudi is a fast developing hill resort with cottages and dormitory accommodation facilities.
Ponmudi is connected to Trivandrum by a narrow winding road offering scenic views on the way to Ponmudi. The climate is pleasant year-round. Trivandrum serves as a base for trekking and hikking. There are also tea gardensin the area. There are 22 hairpin curves in the short route which makes the travel a definitely thrilling experience.Other attractions near Ponmudi include Golden Valley and a number of rivulets and rapids, some even across the road.
Other attractions near Ponmudi include the scenic Golden Valley offering a wonderful view of the hills, and a number of rivulets and rapids, some even flowing across the road. Located in a rich forest area, this whole place offers lot of scope to those who are interested in tropical vegetation. There is also plenty of wildlife found around these hills. Golden Valley is an access point to the river Kallar which abounds in rounded pebbles. Lush green trees, the cool crystal-clear water, scurrying fishes and the sheer wilderness of the park – all go to enthrall the traveller. Leisurely strolls, fishing in the Kallar river and bird/butterfly watching can also be indulged in.
Thiruvananthapuram, about 61 km away.
Trivandrum International Airport, about 67 km away.