The hill station situated around 1100m above from the sea level between Kottayam-Idukki borders of Kottayam district of Kerala. It was founded by British people and set tea gardens. Later the entry of Christian missionaries set the land as Kurusumala. It has got place in 50 numbers of most attractive place in India, listed by National Geographic Traveler.
The smell of commercialization, still keep away from the beautiful place of Kerala. It has lots of striking elements such as mists, fogs, waterfalls with the overall greenery, tea estates, beautiful green meadows and enchanting pine forests. Thangal hill, Murugan hill and Kurismala are lays together to attract the visitors.
The famous Christian pilgrimage center is located in Vagamon, which is the main attraction of the scenic valleys of Vagamon. People make pilgrimages during the Good Fridays with carrying wooden crosses. `Mountain with a Cross' is the English Translation of The Word Kurisumala which is spiritual center started in 1955.
It is the beautiful walking destination at Vagamon, which is place of pine tree forest lies surrounded by rolling, barren meadows, grassy.
It is the picturesque picnic spot for all types of tourists. This is the place where the annual Paragliding Festival happens. It is the best place for an outdoor holiday experience. Because the scenic valleys, fogs, tea estates, beautiful green meadows, mists, waterfalls with the overall greenery is really striking.
The other important and main attractive leisure timing activities from Vagamon is the Paragliding festival which is happening every year. The gliders can take off a 10 km ridge with a drop of 3000 feet from top to bottom at the time of Paragliding festival. One of Kerala's largest single adventure sport event is taking place during the season between from September to January.
Are you looking for a place to cover the areas of trekking, Paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing? Come and enjoy at Vagamon.
Vagamon is located 39 kilometers from Thodupuzza and around 65 KM Fronm Kottatyam. . Cochin International Airport is the nearby airport to Vagmon and the railway station is Kottayam. Thekkady, Kulamavu and Peermade are the nearby tourist destination around Vagamon.