Altitude 915 m above sea level
Temperature 15 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celcius
Best time to visit :Throughout the year
Also known as "God's own Country", the pristine beauty of the state of Kerala has today made the state one of the most popular tourist destinations of India. Promoting tourism in Kerala are the various tourist destinations in Kerala, which attract several tourists to the land with the lure of their rich natural beauty and vibrant culture. One of these exotic locations in Kerala is Peerumedu or Peermade as it is also known.
Named after a Sufi saint Peer Mohammed, Peerumedu is blessed with a history that forms one of its most important attractions. Located around 85 km to the east of Kottayam, the weather of Peerumedu is invitingly cool and moist, a perfect excuse for that weekend getaway to Peerumedu. The green slopes of the region are also the perfect place for newly weds to be if they are keen on a honeymoon in Peerumedu. Surrounded by rich plantations of tea, coffee, cardamom, rubber and eucalyptus, the entirety of Peerumedu is enveloped with a fragrance that is heady and delightfully intoxicating!
How to Reach Peerumedu
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Peerumedu is at Kottayam, located around 85 kms away from this un-spoilt hill station of Kerala.
By Road: A number of well - maintained roads connect Peerumedu to the other major cities of Kerala as well as a number of neighboring cities which actually fall in Tamil Nadu.