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Information about Peermede

Peermede is the famous plantation town in the Idukki district of Kerala. Peermede takes its name from Peer Mohammed, Sufi saint and closely associated with the erstw hile royal family of Travancore. Wide area of tea, cardamom, rubber and coffee plantations interspersed with silver cascades, sculptural rocks, meadows and mist-cloaked hilltops offer immense possibilities for trekkers and nature enthusiasts. The most delightful trekking trails complement the panoramic landscape. The monuments like the summer palace and summer residence of the royal family add to the splendour of the land. The summer residence has been now converted into the government guest house under the Department of Tourism, and offers comfortable accommodation. The weather is cool at Peermede all through the year due to its altitude and can be visited at any time of the year.

Tourist Attractions in Peermede

There are various tourist attractions in Peermede like Kuttikanam, Thrissanku Hills, Peeru Hills, Grampi, Pattumala, Vagamon and Sahyadri Ayurvedic Centre. Kuttikanam is a perfect place for the adventure and nature lovers. This picturesque plantation town, washed in the fragrance of cardamom is surrounded by the lush, green hills. Peeru Hills, the idyllic hill station is a favourite place of trekkers and picnickers. Grampi, also known as Parunthupara (eagle rock) is known so due to the panoramic view from its high peaks. More....

Tribes in Peermede

The tribes in Peermade are a window to a unique tribal heritage. The Orali, Malapandaram and Malayarayan tribes live in the hills of Peermede. The main tribes in Peermede is Plakkathadam which is also known for its trekking trails.

Things to do in Peermede

The tourists can do various things in Peermede like trekking, cycling, horse riding, visit to tea, coffee, cardamom, rubber plantations, trips to Meloram, Nallathanni, Panchalimedu, Valanjamkanam Waterfalls, etc and visits to tea factories in and around Peermede. Peermede and its surrounding areas are ideal for trekking, cycling and horse riding. Some of the trekking sites in Peermede are Peeru Hills, Kalthotti, Vagamon, Karandakapara Hills, Grampi, Memala.

How to reach Peermede

Peermede is located about 85 kms east to Kottayam, on the way to Thekkady. There are frequent bus services from Kumily and Kottayam.

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