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Pothamedu View Point

Enclosed by verdant green mountains and widening hills, Pothamedu View Point is placed around 6 km away from Munnar on NH 49. This is one of the best attractions in Munnar lies in a small village named Pothamedu. Breathtaking views, lush surroundings, and cool air will fill your heart with refreshing vibes. Pothamedu View Point in Munnar is quite popular among trekking and hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers.

You can witness expansive tea, cardamom, and coffee plantation in the region and the adjoining area. Embark on a mountain walk here at the viewpoint. Soak in the calmness. During clear days, you can treat your eyes to the lovely views of the Idukki Arch Dam and River Muthirapuzha. Do not miss the opportunity to click a photograph of this green paradise. Carrying woolens is also recommended.

Essential Information about Pothamedu View Point

Pothamedu View Point Munnar Location: Bisonvalley Road, Idukki, Kerala, 685565
Pothamedu View Point Entry Fee and Timings
Pothamedu View Point has no entry fee and is open to everyone throughout the year.
Pothamedu View Point Timing: 24 hours
Time required: 1-2 hours

Best Time to Visit Pothamedu View Point

Munnar is one of the charming destinations of Kerala that has an appealing climate throughout the year. However, the best time to plan your Pothamedu View Point visit is during winter, spring, and early summer. Try to visit early morning or evening to experience the mesmerizing sunrise/sunset.

How to Reach Pothamedu View Point

This viewpoint is located just 5 km away from the Munnar. You can take a car, taxi, and bus service from Munnar to reach this place. However, various and comfortable ways to reach Munnar from different areas of the country exist. Regular bus services from the nearby town of Munnar are one of the best ways. The nearest railway junction is Aluva, and Cochin International Airport is the ideal choice for the fastest and most comfortable ways to reach Munnar.

Things to do at Pothamedu View Point Munnar

A visit to Pothamedu View Point in Munnar is a way to reconnect with nature and fun. You can enjoy many activities with your family and friends at this place and get a dose of refreshment vibe. Also, check out the other best things to do to enhance your holiday experience at this viewpoint of Munnar.

Hiking: You can behold the breathtaking scenery of the rolling hills and plantations on the slopes. You will enjoy hiking to the top of Pothamedu View point.

Picnic: Pothamedu View Pont in Munnar is one of the best picnic spots where you can feel the serenity at its best. The mountainous backdrop and cool breeze make this place ideal for enjoying a picnic.

Witness Sunrise/ Sunset: This viewpoint is far and wide famous for witnessing the sunset and sunrise. It is better to plan your visit in the early morning or evening to catch the best sight of the sun.

Photography: Do not forget to bring the camera as you will notice the best natural beauty from the top. You can capture the Muthirapuzha River and Idukki Arch Dam from the Pothamedu View Point when the sky is clear.

Places to Visit Near Pothamedu View Point

The location of this viewpoint is well connected with other tourist attractions in Munnar. Within a few kilometers of diameter, you can explore many beautiful places near Pothamedu View Point. Check out the list of best tourist places near Pothamedu Viewpoint that you must visit on your tour.

  • Eravikulam National Park 
  • Nyayamkadu Waterfalls
  • Kannan Devan Tea Museum 
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Echo Point

Tips For Visiting Pothamedu View Point Munnar

  • Wear appropriate clothes and comfortable shoes. 
  • Carry your camera and water bottles.
  • Visit early in the morning to get the best view of the sun.

Pothemedu View Point in Munnar is one of the most scenic hotspots for every tourist. It is counted as the best viewpoint in Munnar to capture the best sights surrounding natural beauty. You can visit this viewpoint along with your Munnar trip by booking our customizable Munnar holiday packages.