The Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is situated on a hilltop (about 3000 feet above sea level) named Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta district of kerala. It is not open throughout the year. It is open for worship only during the days of Mandalapooja, Makaravilakku and Chitra Vishu. It is said that the pilgrims have to follow fasting for 41 days to cleanse their minds before going to Sabarimala. The journey to the temple is to be taken through difficult paths in the forest as the vehicles can go only up to Pampa. in pathanamthitta.


SABARIMALA
HOW TO REACH THERE:
From Erumeli KSRTC buses are available up to Pampa. then you have to climb to the hill about 6 km distance. And the facilities including Food, ATM, Accomodation, Hospital etc. are available at the top of the hill, means at sabarimala.
KSRTC BUS TIME TABLE FROM ERUMELI TO PAMPA
06.00 AM
09.45 AM
12.00 PM

PAMPA RIVER

SABARIMALA


SHARAMKUTHI











Ilaveezhapoonchira the delightful tourist destination located in melukavu village in Kottayam district near Kanjar. And the place is ideal for trekking. This is also one of the best places in Kerala to enjoy both the sunrise and sunset. During the monsoons when the valley fills up to form a scenic lake, this place unveils yet another beautiful slice of nature. Ilaveezhapoonchira means 'the pond of flowers where the leaves do not fall' and is named so because the place has no trees. 

HOW TO REACH THERE
ROUTE 1: FROM ERATTUPETTA OR THODUPUZHA
KANJIRAMKAVALA - MELUKAVU - ILAVEEZHAPOONCHIRA -6 KM

ROUTE 2: FROM MOOLAMATTOM OR IDUKKI 
KANJAR - KOOVAPALLY -  ILAVEEZHAPOONCHIRA -10 KM





























ROAD FROM KANJIRAMKAVALA
ROAD FROM KANJAR






VIEW FROM THE TOP



Thangal para is a famous attraction near vagamon in idukki , kerala. Additionally it is a Muslim sacred site. Thangal The Thangal para is a unique rock formation on top of a rocky hill which has some devotional and spiritual significance among devotees. It is believed that Sheikh Fariduddin, a Sufi saint from Afghanistan had lived and died here 800 years back. There is a huge spherical rock formation on top of the hill which the devotees believe that the saint was using for grinding Pan. And the tomb of the saint lies right in front of the huge rock. Additionally there is a small mosque, where Urus festival is celebrated every year in April.
Thanghal para offers some amazing views as it is surrounded by lush grasslands, thick forests and meadows. There is white-colored painted arrow that shows the path and leads you to the massive rock.





















massive rock. and Tomb