Ramakkalmedu( രാമക്കൽമേട്‌ ) is a hill station  in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. The place gets its name from the impressions of the feet found on the rock surface here, which is believed to be of Rama, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, as told in the Indian epic Ramayana.
       Ramakalmedu is noted for its verdant, cool hills and also for the panoramic and picturesque views of villages in the neighbouring state of Tamilnadu, which is towards the eastern side of the Western Ghats. A noticeably tall, pillar-like rocky structure, about 300 m high and facing east is another attraction here.
Tourist Attractions:

Statue of Kuruvan & Kuruthi:
Statue of Kuruvan & Kuruthi located at the top of one of the Ramakkalmedu hills is one of the major tourist sites in Ramakkalmedu. C.B. Jinan shadow of Balaramapuram is the architecture of this famous statue. It was launched in 1st August of 2006. Hundreds of tourists visit here daily. 
Wind Farm in Ramakkalmedu :
It is one of the windiest places in Asia and being so, one can also find here a wind farm generating electricity, which is an undertaking of the Government of Kerala. Average windspeed here is 30.04 Km/h. 
Excellent view of Tamil Nadu.:
We can see an excellent view  and can have breathtaking view of the Tamilnadu villages from the hill tops in Ramakkalmedu.


Getting there:
It is located about 15 km from Nedumkandam on the Munnar-Thekkady route.
Buses are available from kattappana or nedumkandam nearest town is thookupalam from there taxies are available.

Nearest railway station: Kottayam, about 124 km
Nearest airport:
Cochin International Airport, about 129 km away and
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) about 140 km

















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     Nelliyampathy is a hill station in Palakkad, state of Kerala, India. It is surrounded by tea and coffee plantations. The height of the hills ranges from 467 m to 1572 m. To reach Nelliyampathy, one has to take the road starting from Nenmara that proceeds to the Pothundy Dam. There are about 10 hairpin bends that have to be negotiated on the way to Nelliyampathy. Privately owned hotels and resorts are located at various points.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS
1. POTHUNDI DAM
        The Pothundy Dam is a picturesque locale with facilities for boating and is a nice option as a picnic place. As the Ghat road winds its way up to Nelliyampathy, at certain places there are viewpoints from where the vast stretches of Palakkad district are visible with its extensive paddy fields forming a verdant carpet. It also offers a splendid view of the Palakkad Gap, which is a geographical phenomenon in the Western Ghats formation in this region, bringing into view, parts of the adjoining State of Tamilnadu.

2. SEETHARKUNDU VIEWPOINT
        Seetharkundu Viewpoint is located at a distance of around 8 km from Nelliyampathy. It is believed that Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman and Goddess Sita rested here during their exile.
3. KESHAVAN PARA
      Kesavanpara is home to the Nelliampathi mountains, and offers a panoramic view of the land below. It is near to Kaikatty

4. ORANGE FARM
     One of the most famous plantations is run by Kerala Government – The Orange and Veg Farm.

HOW TO REACH:
Nearest railway station: Palakkad, about 56 km; Thrissur and Shoranur, about 77 km 
Nearest airport: Coimbatore International Airport (Tamilnadu), about 55 km from Palakkad