Climate condition : Devikulam has pleasant climate like Munnar. Temperature in winters is generally between 10° C- 0° C, and in summers it wavers between 27° C-11° C.
Best Time To Visit : The mild climate make Devikulam to be visited round the year. The best time to visit here is between May to September and from November to February.
Thing to do
Devikulam, The Lake or Pond Of Devi, is small and beautiful hill station inviting nature lovers to enjoy the intense rendezvous with nature. Opportunity to enjoy Eco activities like angling, nature walk, trekking and waterfalls viewing are some of the Eco activities acting as feast for nature lovers.
Places of Interests
Sita Devi Lake : As the Devikulam borrows its name from the Sita Devi Lake, Sita Devi Lake is a favourite stop for Eco lovers. The beautiful lake provides fine opportunity of angling, and its nearby idyllic locations are worth enjoying the nature walk.
Munnar : One of the most popular hill stations of South India, Munnar is honeymooners paradise. Abundant of Eco activities like trekking and hiking, boating, para-gliding and nature walk in beautiful tea, coffee, cardamom and other spice plantation area make Eco travellers enjoying their Eco vacation at utmost.
Marayur : Marayur famous for its sandal forest is indeed the most fascinating place for nature enthusiast persons. No wonder if the pervading scent of sandal trees make you fall in love with your beloved again and again. Close to the forest are ancient 'Sanyasi Caves', a popular tourist destination.
Idukki : The importance of Idukki as being a popular Eco destination can be understood in the fact that half of the whole forest of the district is protected. Taking a boating ride in its Periyar Lake and enjoying wildlife excursion in its famous Periyar National Park And Tiger Reserve is great joy for Eco tourist.
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary : In Munnar- Uthummal Petah route are the famous Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. Wildlife lover can take safari tour giving them easy view of wild animals like Elephant, Wild Buffalo, Tiger and Leopard.
Kumily : Kumily is at the Kerala-Tamilnadu border, and also touches border of the sanctuary. Boat ride at Kumily is the best way to visit the sanctuary. The two hours boat ride takes visitors of the sanctuary to deep in the forest giving them closer view of the forest.
Eco attraction/Eco excursion
Lying in Idukki, Devikulam has inherited the natural assets from Idukki in heaps. The generousity of mother nature flows rapidly on Devikulam. That is why this small and beautiful hill station make visitors avail and indulge into plenty of Eco excursion.
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and, Periyar National Park And Tiger Reserve lying close to Devikulam are meant to let nature lover enjoy splendid wildlife exploration. Abode to wild animals like Tiger, Elephant, Wild Buffalo, Wild Dog and Porcupine, and hundreds of species of birds, these wildlife sanctuaries are great opportunity to meet with wild Indian beasts.
A boat ride in Periyar Lake is the best way to avail the deeper penetration of Periyar National Park And Tiger Reserve, one of the best tiger reserves of India. Seeing hordes of animals drinking water on the bank of lake presents a very beautiful scene worth to capture in camera. To enjoy angling, one can ealk to famous Sita Devi Lake which opes its lap tenderly to let you entangle fishes in your hooks and line.
Taking a small drive from Devikulam leads one to popular hill station of Munnar, the favourite honeymoon spot of South India. Famous for its breathtaking charm of plantation area of tea, coffee and cardamom, Munnar is nature's delight. Plenty of options to enjoy Eco activities like nature walk, boating, angling, trekking, para-gliding and nature photography make the place must to be visited while being at Devikulam.
By Air : Cochin International Airport, well linked with other major cities of country, is 149 km from Devikulam. From the airport, one can hire taxi or bus, each taking a bit more than 4 hours. .
By Rail : Cochin (149 km) is the nearest major railway station of Devikulam. From Cochin, one can get taxi as well as bus for Devikulam.
By Road : Devikulam has good road link with all nearby major place like locations like Tiruvanthapuram, Kochi, Palani, Madurai, Coimbatore, Thekaddy and Kodaikanal. State transport buses have their routes to Devikulam.
- Tea County Hill Resort City centre, Munnar, Idukki Ph: 91-486-2530589
- Fort Munnar Chinnakanal, Munnar
- The Tall Trees Baison Valley Road, Munnar
- Club Mahindra Chinnakanal Village, Suryanelli, Munnar
- DTPC Information Centre Munnar Telefax: 91-4865-231516
- District Tourist Information Office Department of Tourism, Thekkady Jn., Kumily Ph: 91-4869-222620
- Kerala Tourism Information Office International Airport, Nedumbassery, Kochi Tel: +91-484-2610113
- Tourist information centre 219 Kanishka Shopping Plaza, 19 Ashoka Road New Delhi 110 001, Ph: 91-11-23368541