‘Kuttikkanam’ is a village in Idukki district of Kerala in south India. It is 3,500 feet above sea level and surrounded by lush green tea plantations. It is within the territory of Peermade and 8 Kms from Panchalimedu. From kuttikkanam hills, we can see Panchalimedu and nearby places of Panchalimedu.
Beauty of Kuttikkanam
Located in one of the highest peaks on the Western ghats, it is surrounded by lush green hills. Nestled by tea gardens, coffee and cardamom plantations, Kuttikkanam satiates the nature lover by providing panoramic views of pure natural beauty. The calm, picturesque and quite surroundings together with the cool misty climes provides a sense of heavenly epitome to the visitors. There are some delightful trekking places and beautiful mist cloaked hilltops in and around the place.
Valanjanganam Waterfall is on the way to Kuttikkanam from Kottayam. In rainy season, the water fall is at its best.
In Kuttikkanam, you feel freshness of nature as you walk along the beautiful landscape consisting rare plants, flowery trees, brooks and streams. Tea estates, pine forests, hill stations and beautiful landscape views will give a freshness to our mind and body. Spent your time here and refresh your mind and relieve your tensions.
Marian College at Kuttikkanam, one of the famous educational institutions founded by Kanjirapally Diocese, is situated in this place. It offers graduate and post graduate courses in Information and Technology, commerce, social work and management. Other than Marian College, there are different educational institutions in this place.
Another attraction of this place is the famous “Ammachi Kottaram” or “Rani Palace”, the summer palace of the Maharaja of Travencore. There is another small palace called as Thambi Kottaram. Kuttikkanam palace was a shooting location many Malayalam movies.
There are many hotels, resorts and home stays available in this place; Trisangu Haven, is famous among them. Another one is Misty Mountain Plantation resort. Staying at Kuttikkanam hotels or resorts, enables you travel easily to other tourism destinations in Idukki district.
Nearby places to visit
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