Devikulam Overview

Devikulam is a quaint little hill-station tucked between lush greenery and beauty. Located very close to Munnar, this is an ideal destination to visit as a day trip. Home to make scenic attractions and sites, Devikulam, which literally translates to ‘pond or lake of the Devi’, is a great alternative to other Munnar tourist places.

Devikulam is a hill station located 45 kilometres from Idukki. Situated at an elevation of 1800 metres, this is one of Kerala's lesser-known hill stations. It has become a must-visit location for everyone because of its lush greenery, serene Devikulam lake, and picturesque villages. Explore the serene beauty of Devikulam on your Kerala packages, where lush tea plantations and pristine lakes await your discovery.

The Devikulam Lake, also known as Sita Devi Lake is one of Devikulam's main attractions. It is said to have been the bathing place of the goddess Sita Devi. In addition to its spiritual significance, the healing properties of the lake's waters also attract many tourists. The place is also famous for its pleasant weather, which is slightly cold. 

The hill station is home to several stunning waterfalls, including Attukal, Thommankuthu, and Valara Falls. It is also known for its tea plantations, where you can take strolls through the farms and observe the process of manufacturing tea. Trekking, hiking, and rock climbing are among the popular adventurous activities you can try in this charming location.

How To Reach

1. By Car/Cab: You can hire a cab or choose to drive to Devikulam from Munnar. The distance is around 10 kilometres and it takes around 30 minutes to reach there. This allows visitors to enjoy the scenic journey through the beautiful landscapes of the region.

2. By Bus: There are frequent buses from Munnar to Devikulam operated by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and private bus operators.

3. By Auto Rickshaws: Several auto-rickshaws are available if you are looking for a quicker mode of transportation.

Best Time To Visit

1. Best Time of the Day: Plan your visit early in the morning to skip the crowds and enjoy the place peacefully with few people.

2. Best Time of the Week: Try to visit during the week rather than the weekend as weekdays attract fewer crowds 

3. Best Season: The best season to visit Devikulam is from October to February. During these months, the weather is pleasantly cool, making it ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing. 

Other Essential Information

Visitor Tips:

1. Avoid visiting Devikulam in the summer as most tourists plan their vacation during this time and it may be crowded. 

2. Carry water bottles, sunscreens, and hats, to stay hydrated and protect yourselves from the sun. 

3. Avoid littering and keep the place clean by properly disposing of your waste.

4. Visit during the weekdays to skip the crowds that tend to gather on weekends. 

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