Vagamon , Thekkady
Vagamon is a hill station and trekking base sixty four kilometers from Kottayam. It is 1100 meters above sea level. Sometimes called the Scotland of Asia, it was in the past popular with the British and Christian missionaries. These days , it is well known among western backpackers as well as Indian tourists. A good place to kick back for a few days, and enjoy the view of the tea gardens step down into the valleys.