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“Awesome weekend”

Ponmudi Hill Station
Ranked #65 of 1,079 things to do in Kerala
Certificate of Excellence
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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“Awesome weekend”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

Ponmudi is really beautiful place and a lot of great pictures can be taken. There are small mountains that can be climbed to get better view. The place is a must visit if near trivandrum. The drive to ponmudi gives you the hill station experience as the hairpin turns and the views are fantastic.

Visited September 2013
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“Ponmudi”
Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

Most beautiful place its amazing mist surrounding as in every ten minutes that place we never for got in our life time

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3 Thank Yasar T
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“The Ponmudi trip in Oct 2013”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

A drive to Punmudi from Trivandrum was fun. On the way we sat in the cool waters of Kallar a forest stream which becomes a river down stream. At Ponmudi it was fun and lots of photo opportunities as it the highest peak in the neighborhood.
Caution drive has 22 hairpin turns. So be careful and don't over-speed. Cary food in bags (not plastic). The ITDC restaurant there in at the start of the climb had little choice of food, pricey and not of the quality we liked to have. (strictly no alcoholic beverages) Driving from the city takes an hour and it is nice to have day trip there. Lots of walking possible in cool weather. Avoid rainy days. Entry fee is nominal.

Visited October 2013
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5 Thank Sam E
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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“Trivandrum Ponmudi”
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Ponmudi is a hill station near Trivandrum. 65 KMs away from Trivandrum city.
Public transport system. Only bus service available. Takes nearly 3 hours. Only 3 or 4 service daily from Trivandrum. Buses are over crowded. Only ondinary buses. But KTDC runs good buses, but at higher prices on tour basis. Very calm and quiet place. Very less population. Around 1000. No good restorants or shops. KTDC runs a restorant with limited menu. Not costly. Beer parlour available. Over night stay not advisable for couples though there is a police aid post there. Night there is no activity. But as a group you can enjoy the calmness of night. More and more govt institutions are coming up. Better hire a taxi from trivandrum in the early morning say 4 am and reach at 6 am. Leave in the late evening say 9 pm. Purchase all essencital items particularly medicines from Trivandrum itself.

Visited November 2012
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11 Thank Harikumar M
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Trivandrum, Kerala, India
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“Ponmudi- abode for future travellers”
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Ponmudi situated at trivandrum district of kerala a state of india.It is situated vey near to vithura a local town in trivandrum district.it is situated above the sea level of 1230 m. there we can visit a tea estate, hill top etc.its beautiful to see the white clouds touch the mountain top.there is a govt tourist bunglow for staying.while we climb the mountain there are sharp hairpins which exclaim our journey. the road which ride to top do not accomodate big vehicles

Visited March 2013
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