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Located on the Idukki-Kottayam border, Vagamon is situated 100 kms away from Cochin.It is also 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 and abundance of nature. The hill station is surrounded by tea estates and will soon become Indias foremost Eco-Tourism projects. The hill station is an amalgamation of natural beauty, religious mysticism and colonial legacies. Vagamon is surrounded by three chain of hills, namely, Thangal hill, Murugan hill and Kurisumala.
The hill station of Vagamon is an ideal destination for a break away from the fast lanes of city life and to live a laidback life. The important tourist attractions of Vagamon are 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. Kurisumala Ashramam is actually a monastery for Christian ascetics, who have belief in Christianity alongwith the Indian spiritual beliefs and Gandhian thought.
Vagamon is a popular spot for trekkers. The hill station offers the tourists an opportunity for long treks, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing. Placid lakes are the locations where you can sit idle for hours enjoying peace and bliss or can go for boating. You may spot wild animals like elephants and wild buffalos if you quest deep into the forests.
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