Inclusions
  • Accommodation on double/ triple sharing basic.
  • Daily breakfast at the hotel.
  • Welcome drink on arrival.
  • English News Paper on the Vehicle.
  • Surface transportation by Air Conditioned Car with chauffeur as per the itinerary.
  • Personal assistance by Kausalya Trip India representative & offices during all arrival and departure.
  • All interstate taxes, permits, parking, road tax, toll taxes and fuel charges etc are included.
  • All government applicable taxes and service charges.
Exclusions
  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips. Liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • Any other item not specified in "Cost Includes".
  • Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
  • Monuments Entrance Fees.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).

Note :

Hotel checks in & check out time is 12 noon.

Hotels are subject to availability.

We reserve the right to revise the cost.

Vagamon Tour Packages Kerala

This is a land with a freshness that is striking. Nature’s munificence can be seen here in all its splendour. Undisturbed forests, exotic flora and fauna, green glades and verdant meadows interspersed with Shola forests make Vagamon a picture straight out of tourism brochure. Located 1,100 metres above sea level, on the western fringes of Idukki and bordering Kottayam, the Vagamon mountain range, once a wild area, was cleared by the early planters for the cultivation of tea and coffee. Ever since, it’s Rolling Meadows and gentle hillocks have drawn visitors. Unlike other hill stations, Vagamon Kerala does not come out with an illustrious past. Vagamon Kerala is a walker’s paradise. With all the opportunities that it provides for walking, trekking boating, bird watching, rock climbing, a Vagamon tours is the perfect destination for the nature enthusiasts.

Other Information:

Tour Times:-

India is great options to make your trip gorgeous times will be according your destinations between far each other all things are listed in your travel package and are probable.

Communication Skills:-

Generally speaking in India English Language.

Electricity Power:-

The domestic electricity supply in India is 220 volts most of hotels have three round pin sockets therefore we recommended travel adaptor set.

What Things To Pack:-

1. A light jersey or swindle for early morning plus in sunset because air-conditioning can be cold in restaurant.
2. Lightweight clothes like cotton, well dressed casual exceptional in hotel.
3. Footwear for game drives relaxed with this and will be strong.
4. Formal clothes and sandals and shoes are accepted for make relaxing go for dinner lunch and breakfast at your hotel or lodge restaurant.
5. According your personal basis needs like sunglasses, Sun cream and hat applicable.
6. According your needs for capture your trip in camera applicable are camera, spare batteries and memory cards.
7. According your needs mobile laptops and charger are applicable.
8. If you want to swimming according occasional swim you need to pack Swimwear.
9. Exceptional carry your Binoculars.
10. Exceptional for caring over mosquito repellent and spray.
11. Exceptional the clothes if need to change during tour to religious places in India where you need to change like that your tour guide can suggest you where necessity.
12. Exceptional for caring over self antiseptic, Handy wipes, hand gel and bottled water where possible you can.
13. Exceptional carry according country local currency for handy for ad-hoc tipping!

Optional vaccination:

We advise you to talk about your individual necessities for India with your GP at least 6-8 weeks previous to travel.

Best time to visit vagamon

Temperature range from 13°C to 24°C in summer. While in winter the temperature dips down to 9°C and the maximum goes up to 15°C. The rainy season is from June to August. August to May is the right time for a Vagamon tours. If you want to enjoy the monsoons, June and July would be ideal.

Getting There

By Air

The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport that is about 120 km away.

By Rail

The nearest railhead is Kottayam, 64 km away.

By Road

The NH 49 to Thripunithura (Kochi) and then SH 15 to Ettumanoor via Thalayolaparambu leads to Vagamon (100 km). Vagamon does not have a KSTRC bus stand and the nearest one is at Erattupetta (27km).

Sights and Attractions Vagamon

Pine Forests

There is lovely pine valley in Kolahalamedu where you can breathe in the pine-scented air and feast your eyes on the towering, stately pine trees densely clad with glistening needle-covered branches. This patch of forests is a protected area and you’ll find display boards cautioning not to carry any plastic or litter the place and is a must visit place when on a tour to Kerala.

Kurisumala

Located 10 kms form Vagamon is Kurisumala, a Christian pilgrim centre, with a church atop it. During the week preceding Easter, hordes of devotees converge here to climb the hill carrying wooden crosses. At the foot of the hill is the centenary memorial dedicated to St. Thomas, which can be reached by a flight of 120 steps. In the 2 km trek to the top, you can see the recreation of Christ’s final journey, the way of the cross. There are 14 crosses along the path. Groups of devotees halt at each and every station to offer prayers. Even if you are not a pilgrimage, these stops are a good way to ensure that you get a full of the stunning view around when on a Kerala pilgrimage tour.

Kurisumala Ashram

On a Kerala pilgrimage tour one must visit the Kurisumala Ashram for external peace. Nowhere will you find such as intriguing blend of Indian culture and European religious tradition as in this hilltop ashram. Just before you reach Vagamon, about three kms from the market centre, you’ll see a large statue of Christ opposite the bus stop. The road from there leads to Kurisumala Ashram where vehicles are not allowed inside. But you can walk around the beautiful ashram campus encompassing 40 hectares of land and is a must visit place for all the devotees when on a Kerala pilgrimage tour The Ashram houses a church, community quarters with cells for monks and a library with books on theology, comparative religion and monastic spirituality. It also has a guesthouse and some huts scattered on the rocky hills. You can visit the satsang hall, vegetable garden, bread-making unit, dairy farm and milk processing centre. Don’Thekkady forget to sample a glass of ‘Kurisumala milk’.

The rocks

Vagamon is renowned for its s paras or rocky terrain and hillocks. Like most hill stations, Vagamon also has a ‘suicide point’, a Vagamon shaped gorge called the Moopan Para. The depth is spine chilling. Only when the mists clear, will you be able to see the depths of the ravine. Thangal Para, a precariously perched huge rock located 5 kms from Vagamon Kerala , down the Elappara Road, is worth a visit when on a tour to Kerala. Adjacent to the rock is the dargarh of Sheikh Fariduddin, who is believed to a Sufi Saint of Afghan origin who live d and died here about 800 yrs ago. Legend has it that a small stone he used to grind paan with the annual Uroos festival, thousands of devotees congregate at the rock. On the eastern side of Kurisumala is Murugan Para, a rock cut temple dedicated to Lord Murugan that attracts worshippers throughout the year.

Activities Vagamon

What to buy

On a Kerala tour travel you could take home tea leaves from the MASCO outlets. MASCO factory showrooms is in Vazhikkadavu, near Kurisumala Arch, Vagamon.

Where to eat

There are small rustic eateries in the bazaar area and also near Kurisumala Ashram, biscuits, chips, chocolates and aerated drinks are available. If you go beyond motta kunnu, you’ll find decent restaurants in Vagamon, the Saj Restaurants. It serves authentic fried rice, chapatti and beef fry besides a variety of pastries like freshly baked cookies, croissants, coconut balls, scones and patties.

Things to do

Trek to Thangal Para, Murugan Para and Kurisumala

• Visit Kurisumala Ashram

• On a Kerala Tour travel Visit the Masco Tea Processing Unit run by Malanad Service Co-operative bank Ltd, the first bank in India to establish a tea factory.