64 Kms from Kottayam, Kerala
1100 m above sea level
Thangal Para, Kurisumala Ashram
Also spelt as Vagamon, it is situated at about 60 km from Kottayam and 65km from Idukki in Kerala. Situated at an height of about 1100 meter above the sea level, Vagamon is picturesquely bounded by three chains of hills namely Thangal hill, Kurisumala and Murugan hill. Hills beautifully covered with green grasses, velvet lawns and the cool mountain air make Vagamon a perfect holiday retreat. The quite surroundings with cool breezing all round the year make Vagamon one of the most sought after destinations for the tourists looking for a break from stressful life of cities.
The Vagamon hill station offers you a exclusive and different environ in comparison to other hill stations of Kerala. Besides, being abundant in natural beauty, the place also offers space for spiritual activities. Kurisumala Ashram, a monastery for Christian ascetics, who have faith in the
Christianity along with the Indian spiritual beliefs, is worth visiting a place in Vagamon. The peaceful surroundings with cool and soft breeze blowing across the valley make it a just right place for meditation. If you are eager to experience the peace of mind then Vagamon provides you, the perfect conditions.
The gentle hill slopes with beautiful trekking routes make Vagamon a favorite spot for trekkers. The hill station offers opportunity for a variety of adventurous activities to tourists. Apart from trekking, there are facilities for paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing.