Ilaveezha Poonchira


Ilaveezha Poonchira is a majestic valley located along the Pala-Thodupuzha Highway in the borders of Kottayam district in Kerala that spreads across thousands of acres. This beautiful tourist spot is surrounded by mesmerising hills of different heights. Some of the hills are even 3200 feet above sea level. Ilaveezha Poonchira is a Malayalam word which means ‘a flowery lake where no leaves fall’. Since there are no trees on the mountaintops, leaves do not fall into this captivating valley. The green expanse and rocky hills of this destination span for many kilometres without any trees. You will feel that Ilaveezha Poonchira is Kerala’s hidden treasure once you watch the serene and enchanting beauty of this weekend getaway.

The best time to visit this area is from November to March.

How to reach:

Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport (76 Kms)
Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam (48 Kms)

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