Devikulam
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Brief

Devikulam is a southern India hill station situated beside the lake by the same name within a distance of 5km from another famous hilly township Munnar. This has a history in the ancient Ramayana where it has been depicted that Goddess Sita took bath at Devikulam Lake. The town is small hamlet of Indian state Kerala under the Idukki district. This town is situated at an elevation of 1800 metre from sea level on the Western Ghat Mountains. The velvety coverage of the green plants and the view of the lusty mountains are exotic in nature which is drawing a huge chunk of nature loving tourists at this mountain station. There is a lake named SitaLake which offers picnic facility on its side and trout fishing also.

The official language spoken in Malayalam. Tamil is also well understood in this town. Many of the people also understand basic English.

 

 
Travel Tips

Take cotton clothes during the summer time visit.

Light woollen clothes with adequate warm accessories is a must during winter time.

Rainy season makes this place greener than other seasons. Keep some rain proof clothes and shoes during the visit at that period.

Keep emergency medicines and a first aid kit along with you.

Make a dig to the southern delicacies available in this place.

You an visit the place around the year a Devikulum is a cool place.



When to visit

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  • Dec
sprinkles Hot
  • 33° Max
  • 31° Min
  • 31.7 mm
  • Light cottons
 
Things to do

Fishing and nature walk are the two activities available for the tourists visiting at this place.

Pothamedu View is lofty overlook with a tea plantation, offering panoramas of the valley landscape below.

Dream land fun and adventure is Open-air family park with ziplines, camel rides, cablecars, mountain biking & a haunted house.

Wonder Valley adventure and amusement park is Indoor or outdoor amusement park featuring ropes courses, rock climbing, paint ball & a video arcade.

Lockhart tea museum is an abode of various artefacts collected to reflect and in trun educate the present generations about the cultural, historical, and artistic works of the bygone era. Lockhart tea museum is one such place which place excites its visitors by providing a historical voyage through the development of one of the first plantations in Munnar. 

 
Getting Around

Auto rickshaw, cycles and bikes are available for hiring at nearby this town. Others can hire rental cars also.

 
Places to Stay

There are Hotels, Resort and Apartments which travellers can avail. 

 
How to Reach

  • There are no airports connecting this city directly. Nearest airport is at Cochin which is at a distance of 110 km. Another airport at Madurai is 140 km away. There are regular domestic and international flights connecting this place with other major metro cities of India.
  • There are railheads at Aluya, Kottayam and Madurai situated at a distance of 110km and 130km and 135km away respectively. Trains of Indian railway are connecting Ernakulam and Madurai on daily basis.
  • All the major southern cities are well-connected by road with Munnar. Public and private buses, AC deluxe coaches are available. Rental cars can be hired also.

 
Surrounding Attractions

Munnar is the closest township from this place which is visited by large number of tourists from all over the world. Two wildlife zones are present surround the region. They are ChinnarWildelife Sanctuary and Eravikulam National Park. There are numerous places to keep the visitors busy during their visit. Mattupeddy Dam and Mattupeddy Dairy Farm are 13km away from this township which is easily accessible. Kundala Lake, Echo point, Tea museum, Sandalwood forest, Attukad waterfall, Lakkom waterfalls are other attractions of this place. Blossom International Park is complete with several activities like water cycling, boating, roller skating and etc.

 
Important Numbers

Police: 100

Fire: 102

Ambulance: 103

District Tourism Office Kumily
Near Thekkady
Kerala
Telephone: +91-4869-222620

DTPC Information Centre
Old Munnar Kerala
Telephone: +91-4865- 530679/530682

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala
Park View, Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
Telephone +91-471-2321132
Fax: +91-471-2322279

Tourist Information toll free No:1-800-425-4747