Devikulam hill station munnar – tourist locations in idukki district of kerala
Devikulam, small hill station and lake near to munnar
Devikulam is a popular hill station in munnar. the place is served as a tourist spot by the hill station, beautiful planatations and the sita devi lake. it located 3 km away from munnar in idukki district. the name devikulam got by the name goddess devi. it is believed that according to hindu legend, sita devi the wife of rama took a holy bath in this lake and hence the lake situated here got the name sita devi lake. it situated 188 meter from the sea level. fishing in this natural lake is another attraction in this place. very low temperature give a cool atmosphere to the visitors. devi kulam located at south west direction from munnnar.
It is believed that the bath in sita devi lake is very holy one, so that there are many pilgrimages touch this place on the way to munnar. rather than the water of the lake is rich with minerals. the hill station is surrounded a lot of flaura and fauna. the lush green forest is the focus point of idukki. the tea plantations of this place look like the velvet green lawns. there are several waterfalls located near to it. devikulam is a best choice to see the beauty of idukki.
Devikulam is malayalam word which means the pond of goddess. september to may is the best season to visit devi kulam. this is not only a tourist place but also religious space for devotees. the destination point is located 16 km away from munnar. from munnar bus station it well connecting the buses to the near cities of state. cochin international airport situated at an approximate distance of 150 km away from munnar. the nearest major railway station is at kottayam and the distance from kottayam to munnar is 142 km.