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Vagamon in Kerala is a small hill station that emerges from within the borders of Idukki District. This sleepy town, which was once a quiet and forgotten land is now the eye of major tourist activity.One of the must-visit places in Kerala, Vagamon is one of the very few places in India that is still not touched by commercialization. Despite its remoteness, the place is very easily accessible and offers up a mélange of sights close to nature that city dwellers would pay anything to have. The town with its bunch of tourist places in Vagamon is a treat for everyone. Before you leave this hilly town, there are a few spectacular places to visit in Vagamon. Kumarakom: Kumarakom is best described as a cluster of islands in the backdrop of Vembanad Lake housing varied wildlife, which makes it an ornithologist’s dreamland. A labyrinth of canals, lakes, and rivulets, it is a place you would want to visit, time and again. Reckoned to a masterpiece of nature, it leaves no stone unturned to fascinate the visitors. A perfect blend of Kerala’s natural beauty, rich culture, and warm denizens, Kumarakom would spoil you for good. Alleppy Alleppey, or Alappuzha, is often referred to as the Venice of the East by travelers, and rightly so. The experiences it offers to travelers leave them with a yearning to visit Alleppey, a splendid nature’s paradise, again and again. We’re listing down the top places to visit in Alleppey, so that your escapade is nothing less than magnificent.
Day 1 : Arrival Cochin -- Vagamon -- Vagamon Sightseen (110 Km 2hr 50 Min)
Places to visit in Vagamon
1. Vagamon Pine Forest
The first place to hit in Vagamon leaving all other tourist places in Vagamon out if you are a forest lover is the Pine Forest. A popular shooting spot for movie makers, this sparse wood is originally a manmade one. Created during the British Raj, the forest still stands overlookinf the enchanting valley. The Maramala Falls and this are the twin greatest attractions of Vagamon.
2. Marmala Waterfall
Marmala Waterfall, located along the Erattupetta route is one of the top places to visit in Vagamon. A place as pristine and unspoiled as Vagamon itself, Marmala is a 131′ waterfall nestled amidst thick greenery. Falling inside what is officially a private estate, the waterfall was an obscure spot even until a few years. The Marmala Waterfall is fast turning into one of the most visited tourist places in Vagamon.
3. Thangal Para
Although recognized as a place of pilgrim, Thangalpara is one of the most beautiful viewpoints of Vagamon. Thangalpara, as the name goes refers to a huge rock that sits at the edge of a precipice that was once the resting place of the Hasrath Sheikh Fariduddin Baba, a revered Sufi Saint.
4. Barren Hills
Although the name does not do much to grab the attention of the visitors, the Barren Hills of Vagamon is one of the most enticing places to visit in Vagamon. Different in each season, the hills change from lush to bare as the cycle of season rolls on. This is one place to be if you want to experience all the four seasons in Kerala.
5. Vagamon Lake
The Vagamon Lake is a spectacular sightseeing location within the borders of this town. A perfect companion to this sleep, quiet town of Kerala, the lake is bordered by hilly elevations that are clothed in verdant greenery. The Vagamon Lake is not a huge one but is big enough for boating, rowing, and similar water activities. It’s one of the highest-rated Vagamon tourist spots.
over night stay at vagamon
Day 2 : Vagamon -- Kumarakom -- Kumarakom Sightseens(85 Km 2:20 Min)
1. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
As the name suggests, the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is a birdwatcher’s paradise, placed in close proximity to the scenic backwaters. Situated in the Kottayam district, it is in sync with the Vembanad Lake, another of top places to see in Kumarakom. Visit the lush green Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary to get acquainted with various migratory birds including Siberian Stork and Kingfisher. The Pathiramanal Island aka Sand of Midnight is also accessible from this sanctuary via a 10-minute boat ride.
2. Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall
Surrounded by rubber plantation, this invigorating waterfall will surely rejuvenate and relax you exhausted soul. A feast for the eyes, the Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall is an ideal picnic and trekking spot. Picture a roaring waterfall hidden among the serene environment and lush green rubber plantation – no photographer would want to miss the experience. Not just photographers, it is also popular among youngsters who seek a refuge from the hustles of daily life.
If you like trekking, trek to the top of the waterfall to reach the St Mary’s Church, one of the top religious places in Kumarakom.
3. Vembanad Lake
The convergence point of ten rivers, Vembanad Lake is the glory of the city. The never ending mesmerizing backwaters and picturesque backdrop of the lake compel you to stay in this city forever. Vembanad Lake is ideal for a romantic getaway – just rent a houseboat, explore the horizon of the lake, and spend blissful romantic time with your partner. The moment you are here, you’ll know that this is one of the best tourist places in Kumarakom.
Also, the famous Nehru Trophy Boat Race takes place in the flowing water of Vembanad Lake in the month of August, every year.
4. Kumarakom Beach
Kumarakom Beach is one of the top places to visit in Kumarakom
Considered to be a happening spot, the famous Kumarakom Beach is an adventurer’s paradise. There are various water and air adventure sports such as water skiing, wind surfing, boating and parasailing that you can try. Besides, it is too tempting to take some time off, sit back and soak in tranquility of the place. One of the top places to visit in Kumarakom, the beach also offers a rich bouquet of luxurious resorts like Kumarakom Lake Resort, right on the shore line. Get a room in any one of them to enjoy the grace of nature.
5. Kumarakom Backwaters
Kumarakom backwaters is one of the major and most significant places to visit in Kumarakom. It singlehandedly boosts 60 per cent of the city’s tourism. An ideal getaway from the usual orthodox vacation, Kumarakom backwaters cast a spell with their tranquil beauty, blue water and a heritage boathouse. To have a memorable time, rent a boathouse and head towards the horizon with your beloved, while the sun sets in the west.
Over night stay at kumarakom
Day 3 : Kumarakom -- Alleppey -- Alleppey Sightseens (40 Km 1 Hr)
1. Alappuzha Beach
With dense palm groves, a beautiful park nearby, an ancient lighthouse, pristine sceneries, & a charming blend of the sea, canals, lagoons, and freshwater rivers all under one roof, the Alappuzha Beach is among the top places to visit in Alleppey. The picturesque beach provides a perfect location for many of the movies shot here time and again. The beach is a paradise for people seeking relaxation as well as for those willing to indulge in adventure activities like parasailing, beach volleyball, & surfing.
2. Marari Beach
Located a mere 11 kms away from Alleppey in the quaint town of Mararikulam, the Marari Beach is the perfect spot for a relaxing, family trip or a romantic stroll with your lover. The sea water is clean and ideal for swimming. A number of lavish yet budgeted holiday resorts and homestay accommodation options present in the area make this beach one of the best tourist places in Alleppey.
3. Andhakaranazhi Beach
Famous as the ‘Lagoon of Darkness’ among tourists and an absolute delight among hard core nature photographers, Andhakaranazhi is a gorgeous beach located 31 kms from Alleppey on the Kochi-Alleppey route and is one of the most beautiful places to visit near Alleppey. Housing the super pretty Manakkodam lighthouse, the beach is where the backwaters and the Arabian Sea merge and the phenomenon is a sight in itself, especially at the time of sunset and sunrise.
Day 4 : Alleppey -- Cochin --cochin Drop(58 Km 1hr)
After completing breakfast check out from resort further move to cochin drop at for your onwards journey
|No of pax||Age Limit||Price per pax (Rs)|
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