Embark on a journey to Devikulam and live an experience which you will cherish forever. It is a famous tourist hangout in Kerala. This is an enchanting hill station located at a distance of 16 km from Munnar in the Idukki District. It is 1800 m above sea level. Its green and fresh vegetation looks like a green carpet unfolded by nature. There is a mesmerizing lake making its way through the hills. How picturesque!
The literal meaning of 'Devikulam' is 'the lake or pond of Devi'. The lake is known as Sita Devi lake. The legend goes that the goddess Sita Devi took bath in the waters of the lake and hence the lake got its name. It is believed that the waters posses curative powers. Many tourists come here for taking a bath in the sacred lake. Inclined towards angling, try it at this lake and you will surely get rewarded.
The nearby attractions of the Devilulam are attractive waterfalls, green tea plantations and a great variety of flora high on aesthetic value. The waterfall is called Pallivasal which is a famous picnic spot in Munnar. The tea plantations are a sight to behold. The gum trees in red and blue are the unique creations of God which are found in abundance here.
Best Time To Visit
The climate of Devikulam remains pleasant throughout the year. So you can throng in here any time. It receives heavy rains from June to August.
Hotels catering to budgets of all kind of tourists are available at Munnar.
Traditional South Indian food is available.
Tamil, Malayalam and English
How To Reach
Air: The nearest airports are Kochi, Madurai, Coimbatore, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram.
Rail: The nearest railway stations are Kochi,Kottayam, Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.
Road: Regular bus service is available from Munnar to Devikulam.