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Ponmudi Travel Guide

Ponmudi, translated as the Golden Peak is a very well-known hill station, lying in the Thiruvananthapuram district of the south Indian state of Kerala. Situated 61 km northeast of Trivandrum, it stands at an altitude of 1100 m above the sea level. A part of the Western Ghats running parallel to the Arabian Sea, this place has been blessed with natural beauty in abundance. Its verdant green beauty, scenic spots, hills, and other tourist attractions enchant the tourists every year, mainly during the summer months.

Ponmudi also has a number of tea plantations where you can take a leisure walk. The place is also quite popular amidst trekking and hiking enthusiasts.  This hill town does not only boasts of natural beauty, picturesque spots, crystal clear streams but is also dotted with a number of tourist attractions.

How To Reach Ponmudi

By Air

Trivandrum international airport is the nearest airport, which is located at a distance of 65 km from Ponmudi. There are regular flights to and from Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore and other important cities of India. Once you reach the airport, you can hire a taxi to go to the hill station. Both AC and non-AC taxis are available.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Ponmudi is the Trivandrum Railway Station, one of the most important railway stations in Kerala. This station is connection with the important cities of the country through regular trains. The prices of the ticket vary according to the place of boarding.

By Road

To reach Ponmudi, KSRTC buses are available from Trivandrum. You may need to shell out around INR 100 for one way ticket. There are regular from buses which you can take from the main bus terminus. The other nearest bus station is in Nedumangad.

Hotels in Ponmudi


Address: Ponmudi PO, Vithura, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695551, KTDC Resort Rd, Ponmudi, KL 695563

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