Located around 11 km from Munnar, Devikulam is one of the best hill towns in the state and is situated at an altitude of 1800 m above sea level. Devikulam combines Devi (goddess) and Kulam (lake/pond). Devikulam Lake here is not only a tourist attraction but also holds religious significance. The devotees of Lake Goddess visit the holy waters all year round. Hence, the lake is also known as Sita Devi Lake.
Devikulam is home to exotic flora and fauna such as Sambar deer, gaurs, and elephants. Ayyanar Temple, Mariamman Temple, Ganesh Temple, and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary are some of the most popular attractions in and around Devikulam. A visit to the Marayoor sandal forest adds to the scenic charm and is a delight. Fishing, hiking, trekking, and rock climbing are popular activities in Devikulam. An excursion to Mattupetty is delightful. Lush tea plantations encircle the lake. The lovely Devikulam hill station has lush estates, colorful surroundings, a serene atmosphere, and pleasant weather.
How to Reach Devikulam Hill Station?
Nearest railway station: Aluva, about 112 km away.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, via Aluva-Munnar Road, about 111 km
Tourist places in Devikulam Hill Station
Humans want to compare, and this occurs even when the springs that feed Sita Devi Lake are contrasted with the hot springs in Manali. However, India's diversity allows people to compare indefinitely without ever reaching a decision because there is simply no limit to comparisons. This may be clearly seen in the draw that draws visitors to this area during their trip to Devikulam and in their memories of it thereafter. Among them are:
- Mangalam Devi Temple
- Eravikulam National Park
- Sita Devi Lake
- Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
- Mattupetty Lake
- Idukki National Park
- Kurinjimala Sanctuary
- Kundala Lake
- Mattupetty Dam
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