Parunthumpara is 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. It is 11 km from Kuttikkanam, 25 km from Thekkady & 3 km From National Highway 220. (Kottayam Kumily Road). This area provides a bird's eye view of an endless stretch of green forest land and low-lying areas. During the pilgrimage season one can see the light of the famous Sabarimala Temple from here.
Sahyadri Ayurveda Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility located at Pothupara Peermade and offers holistic health management with a difference where the physical, mental, environmental and spiritual existence of human life are nurtured through the authentic knowledge and wisdom of Ayurveda. Sahyadri Ayurveda Hospital has established a specialized Panchakarma centre with the support of the department of AYUSH, Government of India and has got GREEN LEAF certification from the Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala
Marian College Kuttikanam
The Catholic Diocese of Kanjirapally founded Marian College Kuttikkanam in 1995 to provide the student community with quality education in Information Technology, Commerce, Social Work and Management. We impart information with the intention of proper character formation of the students, eventually achieving their holistic transformation. The courses and the curriculum in Marian College are designed to groom the students into superlative professionals who are well formed spiritually, academically and individually.
Wagamon Hills is a hill station located 30 KMs from Kuttikkanam. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10-23°C during summer midday. It is situated 3500 feet above sea level. Vagamon is a tiny plantation township in Central Travancore; Vagamon has an overtone of green. With a never-ending line of lush green hills, breath taking views of ravines and meandering rivulets. A perfect tourist spot situated 3500 feet meters above the sea level, surrounded by the greenery of tea gardens, Fresh cool air, murmuring Pine forest, small waterfalls, and attractive meadows invite you to Vagamon.
Panchalimedu is Situated at an attitude of about 2500 feet above sea level, Panchali Medu is an adventurer's slot. According to legends, 'Pandavas' (heroes of the epic – Mahabharata) stayed here, during their exile from their Kingdom. Here, a small Temple with a pond (in which Panchali - wife of the Pandavas, used to bathe as the legend goes) can also be seen. It is only 5 KM away from our Resort.
Periyar Tiger reserve
Periyar Tiger reserve is Situated 40 KMs from our resort. Thekkady, is an example of nature's bounty, with great scenic charm, rich bio diversity and providing veritable visitor satisfaction. Sprawled over an area of 777Sq .KMs, Periyar is one of the 27 tiger reserves in India.
Gavi is 40 kms from our resort. Gavi is inside the Periyar Tiger reserve, and can be reached by car. Forest tent camping is available from November through March. The rough journey to Gavi may better be made on a sturdy vehicle like jeep which are available on hire. Entry passes must be obtained from the Forest Check Post enroute at Vallakkadavu