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 5 km 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 DevikulamLake. 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.

 
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 rainproof clothes and shoes during the visit at that period.
  • Do not litter the place by depositing plastic and any garbage.
  • Respect the local people and their language. Most dominated languages are Malayalam and Tamil.
  • Avoid doing any illegal activity.
  • Keep emergency medicines and a first aid kit along with you.
  • Make a dig to the southern delicacies available in this place.



When to visit

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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.

 
Getting Around

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

 
Places to Stay

 
How to Reach

  • There are no airports connecting this city directly. Nearest airport is at Cochin which is at a distance of 110km. another airport at Madurai is 140km 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