The winding journey to this hill along the Periyar River, offers a stunning view of hills draped in lush greenery. Velvet lawns and rare flora and fauna add to the beauty of Pullumedu. The famous Sree Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala and the Makara Jyothi illuminations at the shrine are visible from here.

Pullumedu can be accessed only by jeep. Since it is part of the restricted forest zone, special permission to visit has to be obtained from the Wildlife Preservation Officer, Thekkady.

Permission to visit has to be obtained from-

The Wildlife Preservation Officer, Thekkady Ph: 322027.
The Range Officer, Vallakkadavu.Ph: 352515.

Best Season:
November to January

Getting there

Kottayam, about 58 km away

Cochin International Ariport, about 65 km away.