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2 Short Hikes to explore in Kottayam

Kottayam

The land of panoramic paddy fields, highlands, hills, hillocks, rubber plantations.

Illikkal Kallu
Illikkal KalluKottayam, Kerala 686652, India

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.

Kattikkayam Waterfalls
Kattikkayam WaterfallsPazhukkakanam Rd, Poonjar Vadakkekara, Kerala 686652, India

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

Map of Short Hikes to explore in Kottayam