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Vagamon is an ideal farm tourism destination located 100 kms from Kochi and 64 kms from Kottayam -the nearest railway station. It is easily accessible by road from Kottayam and Cochin. Vagamon, at an elevation of 1100 m above the sea level is a paradise for the seekers of peace and tranquility blessed with an abundance of nature. The hill station is surrounded by tea estates and farmlands and will soon become Indias foremost Eco-Tourism and Farm Tourism projects. The hill station is an amalgamation of natural beauty, religious mysticism and colonial legacies. Vagamon is surrounded by three chains of hills, namely, Thangal hill, Murugan hill and Kurisumala.
There is plenty of scope for farm tourism in the hill slopes of Vagamon which is an ideal destination for a break away from the fast life of city life and to live a laidback life. An important tourist attraction of Vagamon is the Kurisumala hill, which is ideal for trekking. A small church over the top of the hill and the nearby Kurisumala Ashramam are worthy of a visit. The ashram is a monastery run by Christian ascetics, integrating the existing Indian spiritual beliefs of all religion and philosophy including Gandhian thought.
The farm tourism destination of Vagamon is a popular spot for trekkers. Vagamon serves as both a hill station as well as farm tourism destination.The land is fertile and fit to be cultivated,offering scope for agriculture, horticulture, floriculture and sericulture.It also offers the tourists the opportunity to undertake long treks, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing. Placid lakes are present where you can sit idle for hours or can go for boating. You may spot wild animals like elephants and wild buffalos if you venture deep into the forests.
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