Location: Ponmudiis a small hill station situated in the north eastern side of Trivandrum, at a distance of 61 km.
Description: A well liked hill station, Ponmudi is a picturesque place and the entire hill station remains full of greenery and beautiful sights. During the summer months a lot of tourists visit this place to enjoy its cool and refreshing environs. One can visit a number of famous places at this hill station, among which Golden valley is considered to be a popular attraction for the tourists and it provides a great view of abundantly green jungles and thick plantations. A number of streams and waterfalls can be witnessed in this area. All this is seen in the best way during the monsoon season when there is abundant water due to the rains. Golden Valley comes on the route to Kallar River. A variety of species of animals dwell in these mountains. In addition to this, one more place of interest is Agasthyarkoodam. This peak is 1868 m above the sea level and it is thought to be the highest peak in the entire area.
Activities: A number of activities are possible in this place, like mountain climbing and trekking. This place also serves as a great excursion spot, as the beauty of this hill station is mesmerizing and enchants the onlookers.