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Old 11th June 2009, 13:03   #16
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Nice place and travelogue.
Am planning to visit Vagamon in mid-August and this travelogue came in handy.
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Old 11th June 2009, 13:17   #17
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Pls point it on a map. and a clear route map.This one is surely in the queue now !
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Old 11th June 2009, 13:54   #18
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Heaven on earth, what else can I say! Nature at its best, what with all those greenery, the hills and the rains!

The jeep track that travels on the ridge of the hill looks awesome. So does the customized 4X4.
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Old 11th June 2009, 14:09   #19
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Here is it on map.
If you are coming from North of Kerala, reach Muvattupuzha -> Thodupuzha -> Erattupetta -> Vagamon.
Vagamon heights - A surprise package-munnar.jpg

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Old 11th June 2009, 14:15   #20
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well me too been there 3-4 weeks back.Its an awesome place to be.
But it was raining like hell when we were there.Well it was like a blessing to us.hehe

The road we took were from Trivandrum- kollam-krishnapuram-tiruvalla-kanjirappaly-Erattupetta- Vagamon. The winding roads were superb to drive (but with rain ofcourse.)
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Old 11th June 2009, 14:16   #21
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Amazing pictures. Wish I had more Vacation and visit such places often!
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Excellent Pics, the green of the trees seems like you got the monsoon down there already.

Can you post some pictures of the rooms et all? Look forward to more pictures of this beautiful place.
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My wife hails from Mundakkayam, which is about 30kms from Vagamon, i believe. We did visit Vagamon with family, but didnt stay at any resort. I wasnt aware of a lake there. Maybe i need to explore this place better.

Did you visit the pine forest in Vagamon?
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Old 11th June 2009, 15:30   #24
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Awesome!!! Never thought it is so beautiful, eventhough I have heard about this place.

btw how far is Koottikkal from here? One of my friend is from this place and it is a long pending visit to their place. If it is near to Vagamon, no more excuses..I am coming my friend !!
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Woow superb pics. How far would it be from Bangalore?
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It is around 590 +/-10km from Bangalore. Reach Angamali via NH47, take diversion to Muvattupuzha via MC road from Angamali. Follow the above mentioned route from Muvattupuzha
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Nice place with beautiful pic. Any how can you share more info on the resort. And how far is this place from Palkad
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btw how far is Koottikkal from here? One of my friend is from this place and it is a long pending visit to their place. If it is near to Vagamon, no more excuses..I am coming my friend !!
Kootikal is near to both Mundakkayam and Vagamon. It surely is worth it.
When driving down, go by the Dindigul-Kambam-Kumily route. You'll love the drive as well.
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Old 11th June 2009, 16:35   #29
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Wagamon may be accessible from Tamilnadu via KK Road(Now NH220?) kambam,theni .From Bangalore or Madras ,there can be lesser distance via tamilnadu.
see this:
Yahoo! India Maps

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~550kms from Banglore.

There is no special need to go through NH47-palakkad-mannuthi-angamali- MC Road muvattupuzha etc to reach wagamon unless you are visiting from north kerala or south canara .
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Old 11th June 2009, 17:10   #30
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Smile great pics. nice write up...

Certainly is one of the hidden treasures nature has to offer.. .An enchanting place it is...Man those slopes are steep.. only a jeep or a 4x4 could do the job of reaching peaks.. Awesome pics ..
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