vilangan hills, location and best time to visit
Vilangan hills is a tourist attraction in thrissur district, situated 80 meter above from the sea level. vilangan means hills there is need to add mala with vilangan, it actually means hills. the hill spread over an area of 5 acres. the district tourism promotion council arranges trekking and other activities by the participation of trekkers club and asokavanam samithi of vilangan hills. vilangan hills located 5 km away from the city at adat panchayath of thrissur district. from the hill top it provides best scenic beauty of thrissur and its near by places. the hill was used by indian military for the purposes of second world war from 1939 to 1935.
The hills and the near by places provides best treat for the visitors. there are many association take part to develop vilangan growing in the best level. post monsoon time is best for visiting. Vilangan hill station attracts the visitors from many places. it gives best panoramic view, a children park can also seen here with many rides to treat the child. visitors can enter to the location after the check in process, during that time you must okay the entry as per rules of authority. the hills is famous as oxygen jar of thrissur city. the hill supplies a rich collection of herbs. this herbal garden is usually known as ashokavanam it also protected by the asokavanam samithi camped here.
Vilangan hills is located adjacent to western ghats bu it not a part of ghats. this spot is open for the visitors 7.00 am till evening 7, daily. really the name vilangan is derived from dravidan language, malayalam, tamil, kannada etc are including in this category and hence there is no wonder about the name of hills.thrisur is the nearest city from the destination it can easily access the bus services from sakthan thampuran stand. thrissur railway station is 6 km away from vilangan hills and the nearest airport is at cochi at a distance of 50 km away.