The Golden Valley, Meenmutty waterfalls and the Peppara Wildlife sanctuary are other packages that come along with Ponmudi.
Any visitor has to seek the forest officials' permission to enter the tea estate in the middle of the forest. The department records the names and addresses of all visitors.
Here is a list of not-so-popular, offbeat destinations where you can go with your family on this Onam vacation to relax and have fun!
There is overwhelming greenery in the small islands and the bamboo groves sway in the wind.
Ponmudi's major attraction is the tropical rain forests. Eco Point and Golden Valley are the two important spots in Ponmudi.
The road to Bonacaud is through the Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. The tall trees and the thick canopy block the slanting morning light.
Apart from acting, Aneesh finds thrill in going on journeys. The actor shares with Onmanorama his travel experiences.
Made unassumingly of straws and husk, this temple stands strong on a wide expanse of rocky hills, surrounded by nothing but silence and strong winds.
The room tariff for the cottages ranges between Rs 1,500 and Rs 3,600 a day.
Ponmudi, which stays cold and covered in mist even during the hottest summer, is a tourist dream-destination.