Devikulam Hill Station
Devikulam is a small town that lies to the south west of Munnar in the Idukki district. Devikulam is situated about 16 kms from Munnar. The place is provided as a small hill station in the southern state of India, that is Kerala.
The beautiful hill resort is known for its natural beauty. Devikulam is gifted with beautiful lawns, rich flora and fauna, some adventurous mountain treks and a popular mineral water lake. Affluent forests, tea plantations and a clean atmosphere, far from city hustle and bustle makes it an ideal health resort.
Devikulam has been named after a lake; the word Devikulam means a lake or a pond of the Devi, the Devi referred being Goddess Sita. Legend has it that Goddess Sita once bathed in the waters of this lake. The lake water is believed to have great healing power. It also supports trout fishes which makes angling a great amusement here. The weather remains pleasant through out the year.
How to reach
There are a number of facilities available for the nearby hill station Munnar and Devikulam most of the times relies on them. There is a bus station located some 18 kms that provides long distance travel. The nearest railway station is at Kottayam, about 135 kms from Devikulam.
Posted By : Triveni shetwe