Parunthumpara (Eagle Rock)
Parunthumpara is a small village, located between Peermade and Thekkady. The word parunth in the local language means Eagle and para means rock. It is called Parunthumpara or eagle rock because of a large area around like an eagle.It is 6 km from Peermade.
Vagamon is a hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Idukki district of Kerala, India. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10 and 23 °C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 metres above sea level. National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon on their directory of the '50 most attractive places to visit in India
Madammakkulam waterfalls, situated at Peermedu in Idukki district of Kerala, is a natural pond under a gushing waterfall, encircled by deep woods, this was a favourite spot of British planters in the colonial times. The pond has been named Madam’s pond or Madammakkulam after a British lady who used to frequent this spot.
Pine Forest at Kuttikkanam, an artificial forest, covering 100 acres . This dense pine forest contains an estimated 30 species of birds, including rare endangered species. It is classified as a buffer zone by the Department of Forests and Wildlife, Kerala State Government.
Satram View Points
The route to Sathram is very picturesque. It truly is a magical experience to be in these hills with the wind blowing and the forest whistling with the sound of wildlife calling out to you.
The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.The splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar River adds to the charm of the park.