Climate condition : Peermade has pleasant climate, temperature ranging between 15º C to 1º C in winters and 15º C to 5º C in summers.
Best time to visit : April-June and September-November.
Thing to do
Enjoying nature walk in Tea estates, flower gardens, pine forest, cardamom and other spice plantation, viewing water falls and lakes, trekking in many of its famous trekking trails, cycling and horse riding, and availing world famous Kerala ayurvedic and rejuvenation treatment are few activities summing up a perfect Eco vacation at Peermade.
Places of Interests
Plantation area : The most fascinating thing of Peermade is its plantation area having cash crops, such as tea, cardamom and other spices. No wonder if one gets enthralled with its rich greenery and natural beauty while passing through the aromatic path of these plantation area.
Pattumala : Several of tea estates and tea factories are located in and around Pattumala. Taking a nature ride here is quite pleasing. A beautiful flower garden, delight for nature lover, is also located at Pattumala.
Trekking Trails : The beautiful landscape of Peermade has plenty of hills offering finer opportunity of trekking. Popular hills like, Kalthotti, Vagamon, Karandakapara, Grampi, Paranthupara and Memala have excellent trekking routes.
Waterfalls : Waterfalls like Meloram, Nallathanni, Panchalimedu and Valanjamkanam, and its rich nearby natural surrounding are quite fascinating for nature lovers.
Sahyadri Ayurvedic Centre : Famous for its world famous Kerala ayurvedic and rejuvenation treatment, Sahyadri Ayurvedic Centre is best place for people in want of availing the magical treatment. Close to the ayurvedic centre, there is raw drugs museum having more than 200 species of rare herbs.
The palace : Once the summer residence of rulers of Tranvancore, The Palace is of great historical importance. Famous mausoleum of Peer Mohammed located on Peeru Hills is close to The Palace.
Eco attraction/Eco excursion
The whole Peermade melted in sweet fragrance of cardamom and other spices conceals great delight for nature lovers. Located in Idukki district, renowned worldwide for its rich natural beauty, Peermade invites proudly Eco tourist to explore its lovely sightseeing locations.
Taking a nature walk while being at Peermade is perhaps the greatest joy for Eco tourist. Pervading plantation area of tea, coffee, rubber, cardamom and eucalyptus along with series of pine trees make together a very beautiful path for taking a nature walk. Walking through such rich natural ambiance is worth pleasing any sullen heart.
Viewing waterfalls amidst so rich greenery and natural charm is another joy of one's Eco tour. Waterfalls like Meloram, Nallathanni, Panchalimedu and Valanjamkanam have fascinating appeal to nature enthusiasts. Besides, if one is planning to avail the world famous Kerala ayurvedic and rejuvenation treatment, the renowned Sahyadri Ayurvedic Centre is there to purgate one's body, mind and soul.
For persons who are in search of some adventurous recreation, there are plenty of trekking trails at Peermade worth dousing one's adventurous undertaking. Popular hills of Peermade like Kalthotti, Vagamon, Karandakapara, Grampi, Paranthupara and Memala have excellent trekking routes.
As Peermade, Kerala's own Ooty, is on the way to the famous Periyar National Park And Tiger Reserve. Taking a tour comprising a comprehensive visit to the national park as well the whole Idukki district (including Peermade) is the best way to visit Peermade. Our 16 days tour package of South India Simply South Wild At Its Best takes you to visit some of the famous wildlife sanctuaries like Periyar, Nagarhole, Bandipur, Ranganathittu, popular hill station like Ooty, and coastal towns like Cochin and Varkala.
By Air : Indian airlines has flight for Agartala (the capital of Tripura) from Guwahati and Kolkata. International travellers as well as domestic tourists need to reach Kolkata or Guwahati first in order to reach to Agartala. Both Guwahati and Kolkata are well connected to other cities of India.
By Rail : The nearest railway station from Tripura is Kumarghat on north east frontier railway (140 km). Kumaraghat is connected to Guwahati railway station via Lunding. Guwahati has very well rail link with other part of the country, so reaching Guwahati is the only and best way to go Tripura by rail.
By Road : Agartala has good road connection as national highway 54 exists at Agartala, and pass through Assam and Meghalaya. Shillong is approx 500 km from Tripura while Guwahati is 599 km drive from Tripura.
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Important Tourist Information Centre
- Hotel Rajdhani Near Indian Airlines City Office, B. K. Road, Agartala- 799001, Phone- 91-381- 223387, 226312, 222215, Fax- 91-381- 226157
- Hotel Royal Guest House Palace Compound (w), Agartala- 799001, Fax- 91-381- 224958, Phone- 91-381- 225652/ 225539
- Hotel Haven Binota Enclave, First Floor, H. G. Basak Road, Agartala- 799001, Phone- 0381- 225737
- Hotel Radha International 54, Central Road, Agartala- 799001, Fax- 91-381- 222615, Phone- 91-381- 224530
- Tourism information office Department of tourism, palace compound, Ph: 91-381-225930, 223893
- Tourism information office Agartala airport, Ph: 91-381-2342393