The Hill Resort in India offers online booking for hotel accommodation and tour or travel packages to Peermade. It is the ideal holiday resort and is famous for not only its scenic beauty but also for the trekking opportunities and other outdoor activities it has to offer.
The hill resort of Peermade used to be the summer retreat of the rulers of Travancore. The name 'Peermade' means "hill of peer".
Peermade lies at an altitude of 915 meter above sea level. The Hill resort of Peermade lies 85km east of Kottayam and lies in the Western Ghats.
Peermade-Sites to Visit
The Peermade is a beautiful hill station, that looks even more beautiful, thanks to lots of coffee, tea, coconut and rubber plantations.
On your tour of Peermade, you can tour two famous tea factories, which are in Pattumala and see how tealeaves are processed. While you are at Pattumala you can also visit the Valamkanni Matha Church and the flower garden.
If historical places interest you, then you can tour the summer palace and the homes of Travancore rulers. You can also pay a visit to the mausoleum of the Sufi-Saint Peer Mohammed.
About 43 km away from Peermade is the famous Periyar wildlife Sanctuary. It has elephants, tigers, sambhar and many other animals, which attract people from all over. Many say that you may actually spot some of these animals in the grasslands of Peermade. Some of these are, Monkeys, Languor and Bison.
About 4kms from Peermade are the Thrissanku hills, which is a great place to go on long walks and enjoy the beautiful sunset and sunrise.
If holistic and alternative medicine appeals to you, then while you are on a tour to Peermade, you can visit the Sahyadri Ayurvedic Center. If you are an early riser, then head to the hills of Grampi or Parunthupara. You can see some truly breathtaking view of the area around.
If you are true nature-lover, then you can enjoy trekking at Peermade. There are many trekking trails, for instance, the Peeru hills, Kalhotti, Vagamon, Grampi and Memala, that offer great trekking opportunities. You can also try cycling and horse-riding. There is also the plantation town of Kuttikanam, which is close to Peermade and is a great place for trekking.
Peermade-Where to stay
One option you have is that of staying at the Government Guest House of Peermade. The Tourist Bungalow of Peermade offers all the facilities along with great food.
Hill Resorts in India offers online booking for hotels in Peermade and also several tour or holiday packages to the hill station. Let Hill resorts India do all your travel planning and enjoy a great holiday in Peermade, a beautiful hill resort in "God's own country."