Are you planning to pay a visit to one of the most incredible destinations in Kerala? Peermedu would be an ideal location with its spectacular waterfalls, open grasslands, tea plantations and pristine forests.
If you love to explore the hill – stations of Idukki district then Peermedu should be on your list. This is a small hill station which is located about 40 KM from Kumily, Idukki district. It is situated 912 m above the sea level. This town takes its name from Peer Mohammad, a famous Sufi saint and a close associate of erstwhile royal family of Travancore. This place was once the summer retreat of the Kings of Travancore. This picturesque place has spectacular waterfalls, open grasslands, tea plantations, and pristine forests.
Peermedu and its surroundings are ideal for cycling, trekking, and horse riding. Thrissanku hills are yet another attraction which is just 4 KM away from this place. This place offers the breathtaking views of sunsets and sunrises. Peermedu is one of the good locations for honeymooners and equally enjoyable with family and friends. Both summer and winter seasons are good to visit this place.
How to Reach
This place can be easily reached either from Kottayam railway station which is just 75 KM away from this place or from Cochin international airport which is located at the minimal distance of 120 KM. The route from the railway station or from the airport can be easily covered by either by hiring taxi or cab.
This place offers endless opportunities to the visitors. Here the tourists can explore fascinating plantation area, enjoy trekking, cycling, and horse riding, walk around pine forests and soak into flower gardens.
Timings & Season
This place has a pleasant climate ranging between 15 degrees to 1 degree in winter and from 15 degrees to 6 degrees in summer. The best time to visit this place is from April to June and from September to November.