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Monsoon Media's Travel Stories Webisode 1| Ponmudi Hill Station Travel Video Guide.
Ponmudi is a hill station, located just 60km north east of Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala in India. The word Ponmudi means The Golden Peak. Being the part of Western Ghats mountain range Ponmudi is at an altitude of 1100m. The vistas of hills carpeted with the lush forest are a great feast to the eyes. There are 22 thrilling hair pin bends. Driving through the narrow serpentine road itself is an amazing experience. Trekking in the Ponmudi hill terrain gives opportunity to become a bit adventurous. The pleasant and stimulating climate is enjoyable to Families as well as Bachelors. Ponmudi is an ideal destination for casual strolls and leisure filled picnics. There are regular KSRTC bus services from Thiruvananthapuram and Nedumangad. There is a Government Guest House at Ponmudi. Kerala Tourist Development Corporation provides Food and Accommodation to the Tourist at their hotel - Golden Peak.
How to reach:
By Road: 61 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram
By Rail: 61 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram Railway Staion
By Air: 67 Kms from Trivandrum International Airport
Entry Time: 08:30 am to 05:30 pm
Charges: Entry Fee | Children: Rs.10 | Adult: Rs.20 | Auto/Bike: Rs.10 | Car/Jeep: Rs.20 | Mini Bus: Rs.30 | Bus: Rs.50
Still Camera: Rs.25 | Movie Camera: Rs.150.
Food: Restaurant in Government Guest House | Multi-cuisine Restaurant in KTDC
Golden Peak Resort | Cafeteria in Tourist Amenity Centre, Upper Sanatorium.
Stay: KTDC Golden Peak Resort - Ph: 0472-2890225, Web: www.ktdc.com,
Government Guest House - Ph: 0472-2890230,
River County Resort - Ph: 0472-2786677, Web: www.rivercounty.in,
Duke's Forest Lodge - Ph: 0472-2859273, Web: www.nikkisnest.com/dukesforest
Best Season: September to April | Monsoon Season: June to October.
Sights Around: Kallar-Meenmutty Waterfall, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary,
Koyikkal Palace Nedumangad, Bonacaud.
Contact: Kerala Tourism’s Tourist Information Toll Free No : 1-800-425-4747, Web: www.keralatourism.org,
KTDC Tourist Reception Centre, Thiruvananthapuram: 0471-2330031, Web: www.ktdc.com,
District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC): 0471-2315397, Web: www.dtpcthiruvananthapuram.com

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