About 59 kms from the State Capital Thiruvananthapuram is Ponmudi, a hill station with a unique mix of sprawling grasslands and evergreen forest patches, popularly known as Sholas. Situated at an altitude of 1100 m above mean sea level, the hills of Ponmudi offer picture postcard vistas. The visitors are tempted to stay back and enjoy the communion with nature. Varayattumotta the highest peak in the ranges is an abode of Nilgiri Tahr, an endangered mountain goat in this region.
Never ending forested hill ranges and the tea plantations in the lower Ponmudi hills is a unique sight from Ponmudi. Trekking facilities to Varayattumotta, Chinnappulle and Braemoor supported by guides engaged by Ponmudi Vana Samrakshana Samithi provides memorable experience to adventurers.
0471 2320637 - Divisional Forest Officer, Thiruvananthapuram.
0472 2842122 - Forest Range Office, Palode.
Divisional Forest Officer
Divisional Forest Office
Thiruvananthapuram (Dist:), Kerala.