Vagamon is a hill station located in Idukki District at the border of Idukki and Kottayam districts of Kerala State. Situated at a height of about 3500 feet above sea level, the temperature of Vagamon varies between 10-25 deg C. By virtue of its cool and pleasant climate, Vagamon is an ideal tourist destination throughout the year. Vagamon has been identified as the best eco-tourist destination in India by the Tourism Department of Kerala and National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon, on it's directory, as one of the 50 most attractive places to visit in India.
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Illikkal Kallu or Illikkal Boulder is a pristine viewpoint located at 4000ft ASL in Kottayam District. It is about 50km from Kottayam and 6km from Teekoy. Once reached Teakoy, take a left from Erattupetta, take a right onto the bridge and after approx. 2-3km take a left to Illikkakkallu. Going straight would take one to Vagamon. Illikkalkallu can be easily sighted from any part of Kottayam. This place is only a developing tourist spot and a good destination for a day trip if one is from Central Kerala or visiting Vagamon.
"We have been walking up a long wide avenue with
arcades of shops on either side and a tide of wall to wall people
in between. Next we passed through an ancient, massive gate, and
suddenly it was there before us - The Taj Mahal - to me the most
beautiful and romantic building in the whole world."
"Never before have I been so overwhelmed by the sheer beauty of a structure as to get goose bumps just looking at it." ( Walter and Cherie Glaser in Rowing through Rajasthan & Agra)
Goa, a tiny emerald land of 3072sq.km was once a pride of Portugal's Eastern Empire. The relatively new state of India with its wide and attractive beaches and beach resorts is a haven for holidaymakers. Even though independent, Portuguese colonial practices still prevalent in the ways of life. The Roman Catholicism is still Orthodox in Goa. Good food and wine grace the humblest of tables. The life is full of song, dance and merriment. Goa is a place for holidaymaker who seeks sun and sand, food and wine and even old forts and temples.