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    Vagamon

    Vagamon or Wagamon is a beautiful hill station located in Kottayam – Idukki border of Idukki district. The place is located about 1,100 metres above sea level. It has a cool climate all time maintained by the cool mountain air. There are scenic valleys, picturesque green meadows, delightfully charming pine forests, tea estates and also extremely beautiful waterfalls, adding to its beauty. The mornings here are beautifully covered with mists and fogs. There are a large varieties of flowers and orchids in this hill station.

    The hill station marks a good example of religious harmony by the chain of three hills – Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala. Besides other hill stations of Kerala, vagamon also offers space for spiritual activities. The soft cool breeze blowing across the valley and the perfect peaceful environment offers its travelers a best place for meditation.

    The main places to visit in Vagamon are:

    Vagamon Kurisumala: This is one of the main tourist attractions of Vagamon. It is a Christian pilgrim centre. This pilgrim spot is visited by thousands of pilgrims during the holy week of Easter. The main day of attraction is Good Friday. Pilgrims climb the hill carrying wooden crosses to fulfill their wishes.

    Muruganmala: To the east of Kurisumala is the Muruganmala. This is a Hindu pilgrim centre. The hill houses a rock-cut temple dedicated to Lord Murugan. The place is visited by hundreds of pilgrims every year.

    Thangal Para: To reach Thangal Para, you have to travel about 5 kms from Vagamon. This is a Muslim pilgrim centre. It is said that the Durgah here was the resting place of Husrath Sheikh Fariduddhin Baba, a Sufi saint from Afghanistan. The main festival, ‘Uroos’ is conducted during the month of April.

    Paragliding is the main adventure sport in Vagamon. The best time for paragliding in Vagamon is February and March. The price is around Rs 3500/-. Charges may vary depending on season. A Four-day event of International Paragliding Festival is held every year in Vagamon. Travellers can also go for trekking, mountaineering and rock-climbing in Vagamon.

    The nearest railway station to Vagamon is Kottayam and the nearest airport to Vagamon is Cochin International airport.

    There are many holiday rental accommodations available in Vagamon such as resort, homestays, cottages and guest houses offering comfortable stay for its travelers. We have listed some of the best budget holiday homes in Vagamon in our website. Our advanced search option helps you easily find the right holiday accommodations that fit your budget and convenience; travelers can always make direct contact with the property owner from our website before finalizing their reservations. We have also introduced friendly dormitories for Group, budget & cheap holiday stays. 

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