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Ponmudi Hills & Meenmutti Waterfalls Trip from Trivandrum

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Embark on a journey from Trivandrum to Ponmudi Hills and Meenmutti Waterfalls to discover Kerala's pristine natural beauty. Experience breathtaking vistas of lush greenery, cascading waterfalls, and serene landscapes, offering a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Immerse yourself in the enchanting surroundings, rejuvenate your senses, and create lasting memories amidst the picturesque landscapes of Ponmudi and the refreshing allure of Meenmutti Waterfalls.


  • Ponmudi Hills Scenic Drive: thick forests, offering panoramic views of mist-covered hills and valleys.
  • Embark on a picturesque trek through lush greenery to reach the stunning Meenmutti Waterfalls, cascading down from rocky cliffs into a serene pool below.
  • Wander through verdant tea plantations dotting the slopes of Ponmudi, where you can witness the process of tea cultivation and enjoy refreshing cups of locally grown tea.
  • Explore the unique Butterfly Observatory nestled amidst the Ponmudi Hills, where you can witness a vibrant array of colorful butterflies fluttering amidst exotic flora in their natural habitat.

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Ponmudi Hills & Meenmutti Waterfalls Trip from Trivandrum Overview

  • A trip from Trivandrum to Ponmudi Hills and Meenmutti Waterfalls promises a captivating adventure amidst Kerala's natural wonders. The journey unfolds with a scenic drive through the Ponmudi Hills, where misty landscapes and lush forests offer breathtaking vistas at every turn. Trekking to Meenmutti Waterfalls reveals a majestic cascade plunging into a tranquil pool, creating a serene oasis in the midst of verdant surroundings. Explore tea plantations adorning Ponmudi's slopes, immersing yourself in the sights and aromas of fresh tea cultivation. Don't miss the Butterfly Observatory, where vibrant butterflies dance amidst exotic flora, adding to the enchantment of this idyllic retreat. This excursion promises a rejuvenating escape into nature's embrace, leaving you with cherished memories of Kerala's pristine beauty.

Ponmudi Hills & Meenmutti Waterfalls Trip from Trivandrum Itinerary

  • Begin your journey from your hotel or residence in Trivandrum in the early morning.
  • Embark on a scenic drive towards Ponmudi Hill Station, covering approximately 61 kilometers. Enjoy the picturesque views along the route as you wind your way through Kerala's lush landscapes.
  • Reach Ponmudi by mid-morning and soak in the breathtaking views offered by this enchanting hill station. Take some time to explore the surroundings and capture the beauty of mist-covered peaks and dense forests.
  • Proceed to Golden Valley, a serene spot known for its verdant landscapes and tranquil ambiance. Wander through the lush greenery, enjoying moments of peace and tranquility amidst nature's embrace.
  • Pause for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Ponmudi, where you can savor authentic Kerala cuisine and replenish your energy for the adventures ahead.
  • After lunch, embark on a short drive to Meenmutti, located approximately 4 kilometers from Ponmudi.
  • Begin your trek to Meenmutti Waterfalls, a scenic cascade nestled amidst the verdant landscapes of Ponmudi. Enjoy the invigorating hike through lush forests as you make your way to the waterfall's picturesque setting.
  • Upon reaching Meenmutti Waterfalls, take some time to marvel at the majestic beauty of the cascading waters. Relax in the natural surroundings, listen to the soothing sounds of the waterfall, and rejuvenate your senses amidst the serene ambiance.
  • Veli Tourist Village: Situated on the outskirts of Trivandrum, Veli Tourist Village is a charming waterfront destination offering recreational activities such as boating, pedal boating, and waterfront dining. Take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque waterfront promenade and enjoy the serene ambiance.
  • Koyikkal Palace: Enrich your cultural experience by visiting Koyikkal Palace, a well-preserved ancient palace located en route to Ponmudi. Explore the palace's architecture, artifacts, and museum exhibits showcasing Kerala's rich heritage and history.
  • Commence your return journey to Trivandrum. Reflect on the day's adventures and cherish the memories created amidst Kerala's pristine landscapes.
  • Reach Trivandrum, concluding your Ponmudi Hills & Meenmutti Waterfalls day tour. Depart with fond memories of the breathtaking beauty and tranquil serenity experienced during your exploration of Kerala's natural wonders.

Please Note

This is not a guided Tour
The itinerary mentioned is suggestive; you can skip or add new places.

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  • All sightseeing is done in a private air-conditioned (AC) vehicle.
  • Meal for the driver.
  • Vehicle and fuel charges.
  • Tour as per the itinerary.
  • 10 hours of usage (extra hourly charges will be applicable after the limit; please refer to the Important Information Section for details).


  • Monument entrance fees or tickets.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

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Important Information

  • This is not a guided tour.
  • Pick-up and drop-off have to be in the same location.
  • Sedans (4-seater) models provided are Suzuki Dzire, Toyota Etios, or similar.
  • The SUV (6-seater) models provided are the Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Suzuki Ertiga, or similar.
  • A night charge of Rs. 300 is applicable if the cab service is used between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
  • The tour has a time limit of 10 hours.
  • After 10 hours, additional per-hour charges are applicable (to be paid directly to the driver in cash):
    • For Sedan (4-seater), Rs 200 per hour 
    • For SUV (6-seater), Rs. 300 per hour

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that


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