Vagamon is a hill station in Kerala located in Idukki district of Kerala, India. It has a cool climate and situated 1,100 metres above sea level. Vagamon was discovered by the British who found the place ideal for tea plantations and they were followed by Christian missionaries who built their abode of service at Kurisumala in Vagamon.
Still untouched by commercialization, the sleepy town with its scenic valleys, beautiful green meadows, enchanting pine forests, mists, fogs, tea estates, waterfalls with the overall greenery is really striking. The landscape is mostly hilly bald with green meadows. Vagamon has amenities for trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing.
Travelling by the hill highway in this section is an exhilarating experience with deep valleys and magnificent views all around. Vagamon presents very spectacular views with an ethereal touch. Vagamon’s charm is worth experiencing and is indeed one of the must see places for tourists. Reaching Vagamon itself is an extraordinary experience. The meandering road to Vagamon is cut in solid rock lined with pine forests. And as you wind your way through green capped hills, the rolling plains come into view thousands of feet below you.
Vagamon is located 39 kms from Thodupuzha, 33 kms from Palai, 45 kms from Kumily (Thekkady), 22 km froms Kuttikanam and about 65 km from Kottayam. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport and closest railway station is Kottayam.