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''Ponmudi in Trivandrum district is a beautiful hill station located at a distance of 61 kilometers from the city. An unexplored destination, Ponmudi, Kerala is a scenic and tranquil spot located atop the hills and is a must visit destination for travelers to this part of the city.
The place is located at a height of 600 meters above sea level and is called the Golden peak. Ponmudi hill station is a welcome break from the hustle - bustle of the city life and one can relax without being disturbed, in the lap of mother nature. ''

For all adventure seekers, Ponmudi hill station offers many adventure sports like trekking, rock climbing, mountaineering, etc. One can go on long leisurely walks along the meandering roads that wind up the hill. This beautiful hill station offers a scenic view and it also has natural springs that help keep the valley lush green.

The hill station of Ponmudi also has tea gardens that make it a picture perfect location. The view from the cottages and resorts up the hill at Ponmudi is breath taking and it feels as though time has left this place untouched.


Since Ponmudi experience tropical weather it remains pleasant almost throughout the year. As the temperature is mild tourists flocI to this place during summer. It is difficult time to visit during rainy season as Ponmudi experience heavy rainfall. Visiting the place during the winter season is also advisable. Winter season is from the months of November to February. Anyway the period from March to May is the peak season.


Kallar - A popular tourist destination near Ponmudi. The River Kallar here offers a good picnic spot in the form of Golden Valley. Here, there are options to trek in the adjoining forests. The Meenmutti waterfall is a major draw at Kallar.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary - This sanctuary spread over 53 sq. km. in the Western Ghats is accessible from Vithura. With its rich flora and fauna, Peppara dotted with hillocks and forests is a great attraction for wildlife enthusiasts.

Koyikkal Palace, Nedumangad - This ancient palace dates back to the 15th century. Museums of folklore and numismatics are its major attractions, besides the traditional architecture and layout of the palace.

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary - The sanctuary has a picturesque dam site serving as its gateway. The dam premise is a popular picnic spot, which comes with a watch-tower, crocodile farm, lion safari park and deer park. Boating is a pleasurable experience in the reservoir lake. The elephant rehabilitation centre at Kottoor here is also worth a visit.

Kerala Legislature Complex - Located at Palayam in Thiruvananthapuram city, the Kerala State Legislative Assembly is a beautiful blend of traditional and modern building design. Situated behind legislative is the Legislature Museum with exhibits on the political history of the State.

Science and Technology Museum Complex - This museum houses galleries on electricity, electronics, power and motion, mechanics, popular science, mathematics, solar energy as well as automobile, computer and biomedical engineering.

Natural History Museum - This modern building houses some excellent galleries like the skeletal, bird, animal and taxidermy gallery as well as a museum.


The weather in Pondicherry cuddles to be pleasant between December and February which makes it perfect for sightseeing whereas one can indulge in water sports during October to May.


Air: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport(6km from the city)has over 30 air links with convenient connections to colombo , Maldives, Singapore and the middle east. Indian Airlines , jet airways and many major airlines operate domestic flights to different parts of the country.

Rail: There are direct trains from Thiruvananthapuram to all the main towns in kerala as well as the major cities in india. Railway enquiry ph: 139.

Road: Roads are the best way to reach the city as there are a number of frequent bus services which are available to and from Thiruvananthapuram.

Fast Facts about Ponmudi

State:  Kerla

District: Trivandrum

Famous for/as:  Scenic hill station

Languages: Malayalam, English

Best Season: Oct – Mar

Weather: Summer 19 to 35°C, winter 11 to 32°C

Altitude:  1100 m

Pincode: 638056

STD code: 47289

Distance Charts to Ponmudi

Road Map
Thiruvananthapuram to Ponmudi
55 KM
Kochi to Ponmudi
227 KM
Kozhikode to Ponmudi
408 KM
Trivandrum to Ponmudi
55 KM
Kottayam to Ponmudi
232 KM


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