Kurisumala Hill is situated about 5 km away from Vagamon .Kurisumala is a Christian pilgrim centre and one of the main attractions at vagamon. The main day of attraction is on Good Friday. This is where hundreds of devotees from far and near converge during the holy week and after to climb the hill carrying wooden crosses.
Kurisumala Ashram is a famous monastery, situated on the Kurisumala Hill. It is visited by tourists interested in Gandhian thoughts and Indian spiritual customs.
At vagamon there are several waterfalls with grassy hillocks stretching into the forest on one side and ending at the cliff on the other. This large tract of land has a small stream originating at the lake and going through.
Steep slopes lined up with pine trees – the Pine Forest is never inferior to any of those fairy-tale settings. So intense and dense, here your privacy is reserved, where even the thinnest beam of sun light wouldn’t be an intruder! Relax, be calm and relive yourself off the stress – the ambience here is sure to keep you captivated.
An ideal destination to unwind and relax from the hustle and bustle of the busy world, these meadows offer a feast for your eyes and mind alike with its picturesque landscape and cool breeze.
There are many tea estate and the major ones are Pulikkanam Estate, MMJ Plantations. You can get permission from the Estate office and have a walk through the estate gardens and this for sure is going to be a worth the time you spend here.
In Vagamon we can find a wide variety of orchids. The orchids are flowers of exquisite beauty and variety of patterns belong to one of the largest family, the Orchidaceae .
By Air: Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport.
By Road: Erattupetta is the closest town, about 25 km from Vagamon. You can also reach via Kottayam-Kumili road. Vagamon is easily accessible by road from Kottayam, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Munnar and Madurai.
By Rail: The closest railway station is Kottayam.