Located around 11 km from Munnar, Devikulam is one of the best hill towns of the state that is placed at an altitude of 1800 m above the sea level. Devikulam is a combination of 2 words- Devi (goddess) and Kulam (lake/pond). Devikulam Lake here is not only a tourist attraction but is holds religious significance too. The devotees of Lake Goddess visit the holy waters all around the year. The lake is also known as Sita Devi Lake.
Devikulam is home to exotic flora and fauna such Sambhar 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 the popular activities in Devikulam. An excursion to Mattupetty is delightful. The lake is encircled by lush tea plantations. The lovely Devikulam hill station has lush estates, colorful surroundings, serene atmosphere and a pleasant weather.