Ponmudi. is an idyllic hill station with narrow, winding pathways and cool, green, wooded environs, located 915 metres above sea level. Along with a variety of beautiful mountain flowers, exotic butterflies, small rivulets, springs and the deer park nearby, the hill station also has excellent trekking trails.
Not far from Ponmudi is the Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. Another excursion can be made to Agasthyakoodam, the second highest peak in Kerala, where the forests abound in rare medicinal herbs and plants. It is also a birdwatcher’s paradise.