Wagamon, 64 Kms from Kottayam and 34 Kms from Pala, is situated at an elevation of 100 mt above the sea level and is a trekker's paradise. It is an ideal tourist spot surrounded by the greenery of tea gardens, beautiful meadows, valleys and dales.
The major sightseeing attractions in wagamon are :
Kurisumala Ashram :
An ashram that combines the Hindu spiritual thought with Christian beliefs is considered as a serene land due to its cool and calm ambience. A Belgian Cistercian Francis Acharya started his spiritual journey at the heart of the Sahyadri Mountains; now the monks lead here a spiritual life admiring a life of physical culture and mental purification. Surprisingly they earn their livelihood by producing milk from cowherds raised by them and honey from beehives found in the jungles. They do meditation at the highest point of the hills known as The ‘Resurrection Garden’. Tourists coming here to experience a new lease of life do name it as “divine”.
Wagamon hill station tour always includes visit to the village Teekoy dotted on the hills near the river bank of Meenachil River. One must visit here the waterfalls and the rubber plantations. There is various trekking routes lead to various exotic locations of the village. Trekking to a point one can have the clear view of the Aleppy port. People have a belief that a life-giving plant called ‘Neelakoduveli’ grows on the top of the hill.
A Muslim pilgrimage destination dotted on the Thangalpara hill where is located the Mausoleum of Sheik Fariduddin. The hills of Thangalapara are unique due to existence of shrines of the three religions -Hindu, Muslim and Christian.
Murugan Hill :
It houses the Murugan temple which is believed to be the seat of the Lord Muruga, the God of destruction.
A tourist while tours to Wagamon hill as a part of Kerala hill station tour can have other novel experiences-be it divine, primitive or human.
Activities in Wagamon
You can enjoy a plenty of things to do in Wagamon hill station in Kerala as it is a spot gifted with several natural wonders. The most revered activities not to be missed are :
Theekoy Valley Drive :
To have a glimpse of the flowers valley, take a route passing through scenic landscapes that leads to the Theekoy Valley. The trek will be mesmerizing for you as you will cross the valley of flowers overlooking the vistas of the mountains and clouds. In the valley of flowers you will see a thousand colors of flowers.
Experience a romantic boat ride on the beautiful lakes of Wagamon. A sunset boat ride will be more thrilling one.
It will be the most adventurous one when you choose the trek route --Teekoy-Cherippad-Ayyampara. When you delve into cliffs of the Ayyampara you feel entering into the age of primitive mystified in Hindu scriptures.