Distance : 80 Kilometers form Kovalam
Duration : Approx  3 hours
Departure : 7 am.
Return to Kovalam approx 7 am
ponmudi hills
ponmudi from kovalam
A perfect panorama of plantations – tea, coffee, pepper, rubber….
Head off the cool hills of PONMUDI for a different view of Kerala. Ponmudi means “the Golden Crown” and it is easy to see how this area gained its opulent name

Take a short trek  through the rich rain forest on your way up to the Ponmudi Hill Station which is 3500 feet above the sea level. From here you can admire the beauty below including the plentiful plantations, natural springs, stone cottages and vast valleys