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Kothamangalam is a beautiful town in the mountains of Kerala, India.

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Get in

Nearest Railway station - Aluva 35 Kms / Ernakulam - 53 Kms.

Nearest Airport - Nedumbasserry (Kochi) - 34 Kms

Get around

See

Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary (Salim Ali Wild Life Sanctuary) Thattekkad is 14 km from Kothamangalam is the home for the bird sanctuary where we can find some of the rare species of birds. Exotic birds flock in the sanctuary and make this place a heaven for any ornithologist.

Bhoothathan Kettu Bhoothathan Kettu is a good picnic spot, 10 km from Kothamangalam. There is a dam here and in the reservoir one can go for boating too. The legend says that the dam was built by a "Bhootham" using the rocks, which is the ample proof for the name. Trekking through the forest to the old Bhoothathan Kettu is very interesting. The forest offers a wide variety of flora and fauna and is a botanist delight.

Do

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Sleep

Hotel Maria International (***)

Mundackal Plantation Homestay (****)

Get out

Being a gateway to HighRange (the western ghats, Sahyadri region, is a high altitude cool belt with defined tourist places), almost every traveller touches this town. Famous Munnar is just about 75 Kms away.

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