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20 Attractions to Explore Near Palkulam Medu

Palkulam Medu
Palkulam MeduKanjikuzhy, Kerala 685602, India


Pristine green hills, verdant valleys and a small infinity pool on top overlooking the valleys and mountains of the Western Ghats.

Nearby Attractions

Keezharkuthu waterfalls
Keezharkuthu waterfalls6.58 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

The waterfall located inside forest, falling from a height of 60 meters and accessible by hiking.

Cheruthoni Dam
Cheruthoni Dam8.07 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Third highest concrete gravity dam in India which is 138 metre tall and is constructed as a part of Idukki hydroelectric project along with the two other dams at Idukki and Kulamavu. One of the main Picnic spot and viewpoint in Idukki

Idukki Dam
Idukki Dam8.72 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

One of the highest arch dams in Asia.This double curvature arch dam is constructed between two hills locally known as Kuravan and Kurathy.

Thommankuthu Waterfalls
Thommankuthu Waterfalls12.62 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Thommankuthu Waterfall is not a single fall, but a series of waterfalls set in a 12 km hiking stretch on river Kaliyar. The falls are inside the forest with each having pools at its bottom which are good for a dive. The falls are situated in the Idukki District of Kerala State in Southern India.

Meenuliyan Para
Meenuliyan Para12.82 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

A huge rock rising over 4,000 feet with an evergreen forest on top of it. The peaks are covered in mist in rainy days but otherwise, you will be able to see the Periyar river flowing below as a silver stream, and parts of the city of Cochin far away.

Calvari Mount View Point
Calvari Mount View Point13.72 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Soak in the views of Idukki Reservoir, the Western Ghat Mountains, and tribal villages.

Anachadikuth Waterfalls
Anachadikuth Waterfalls14.07 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

It is a lesser-known waterfall situated in the Idukki district. With the low depth and low rush of water, it is one of the safest waterfalls in Kerala.

Thumbithullum Para
Thumbithullum Para14.54 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

An intense hike of 2.5 kilometers to immerse in the beautiful views of Western Ghat mountain ranges and valleys filled with mists.

Cheeyappara Waterfalls
Cheeyappara Waterfalls19.79 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

This waterfall lies on the roadside enrouting Munnar and is a popular spot for taking a break.

Ilaveezhapoonchira21.07 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Ilaveezhapoonchira, sandwiched in the border of Kottayam and Idukki Districts of Kerala State in Southern India is a hill station surrounded by three hillocks - Mankunnu, Kudayathoor Vindhyan and Thonippara. This mesmerising hill station offers panoramic views spreading five districts of the state- Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, and Thrissur.

Kattikkayam Waterfalls
Kattikkayam Waterfalls21.11 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

A short hike, a flight of steps, and then swim under the well-hidden Kattikkayam waterfall.

Anchuruli Tunnel
Anchuruli Tunnel21.57 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

A 5.5-kilometer tunnel carved through a single continuous granite to move water from Irattayar Dam to Idukki Reservoir.

Chokramudi Peak
Chokramudi Peak21.75 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Three hours of a hard hike through tricky rock faces, breathtaking views, windy narrow paths. A viewpoint for an incredible sunrise.

Illikkal Kallu
Illikkal Kallu22.07 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Illikkal Kallu (Illikkal Rock) is a large rock located 900 meters above the sea level on Illikkal Mala (Illikkal Mountain) in the Western Ghats. The rock is peculiar for its view, with half of it fallen down years ago and the remaining half still standing tall intimidating and fascinating its visitors. The beauty of the landscape is comparable to that of the popular Pillar Rocks at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu.

Ayyapancoil Hanging Bridge
Ayyapancoil Hanging Bridge24.13 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

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

Marmala Waterfalls
Marmala Waterfalls24.68 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Waterfall set amidst the thick forest and surrounded by boulders with a deep pool at it's bottom.

PERUMBANKUTHU WATERFALLS25.20 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

One of the largest waterfalls in the state. You can even climb to top of the falls with the help of locals.

Carmelagiri Elephant Park
Carmelagiri Elephant Park26.63 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Ride on an elephant, watch them bathe, shower and eat. The mahouts will show you how the elephant communicates and obey their commmands.

Vagamon27.45 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

Hill station popular for its green valleys and beautiful meadows.

Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park27.90 KMs away from Palkulam Medu

See endangered Nilgiri tahrs at close quarters, immerse in the amazing nature.