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Panchalimedu - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting

Panchalimedu, Kerala 685532, India

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About Panchalimedu

Situated at a height of 2,500 ft (760 m) above the sea level, the place is surrounded by deep valleys and hills, accompanied by meadows, grasslands, and cool refreshing climate. Pilgrims from the various regions gather here to witness the Makaravilakku, a holy flame that is believed to a supernatural phenomenon by the devotees, which appears annually on 14 January in the Ponnambalamedu summit


Attractions Near Panchalimedu

Parunthumpara
Parunthumpara6.62km from Panchalimedu

Parunthumpara is a viewpoint offering a birdseye view of endless stretches of green forests and low-lying areas. It is called Parunthumpara (eagle rock) because of its large rocky area with projection combined to look like an eagle facing the vast lands of the Western Ghat Mountains. The rock projection is called Tagore Rock as it appears to have the shape of Rabindranath Tagore, the famous Bengali polymath.

Vagamon Pine Forest
Vagamon Pine Forest14.75km from Panchalimedu

The pine trees on the slopes of the hill create an incredible view. Pine forests are a rare sight in Kerala and this is one of the few you can visit.

Sabarimala
Sabarimala16.12km from Panchalimedu

Temple complex located inside a Tiger reserve. One of the largest annual pilgrimage in the world happens here- with 40 to 50 million devotees visiting it every year.

Vagamon
Vagamon16.37km from Panchalimedu

Hill station popular for its green valleys and beautiful meadows.

Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls And Dam
Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls And Dam16.72km from Panchalimedu

Waterfall that cascades through the boulders and a rocky bed.

Ayyapancoil Hanging Bridge
Ayyapancoil Hanging Bridge21.86km from Panchalimedu

The longest hanging bridge in Idukki district built across Periyar river connecting two panchayaths. This place is famous for its picturesque scenery

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Into the clouds. Hill stations, waterfalls, tea plantations, high altitude peaks.

What Visitors Say About Panchalimedu

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Dinu Jose Baby
Dinu Jose Baby
2019-11-14
There are two hills here with one having a Christian cross planted on top and another having a Hindu temple. The view is amazing as usual, with a cool climate and peaceful ambience.
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Hilltop viewpoint with a park. The cool climate is a nice escape from the hot weather of Thiruvananthapuram.

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