The passengers were on the way to Kollam after visiting the tourist spot.
Vellanikkal is just twenty kilometers away from the Thiruvananthapuram city and the railway station.
Lots in store for travellers in Ponmudi hill station near Thiruvananthapuram.
The visitors with entry tickets should either produce their vaccination certificates or negative RT-PCR test reports, which should not be more than two days old, before the forest department officials.
According to a KSEB order, Mani, in his capacity as minister, convened a meeting of the KHTC executive committee on February 6 and decided to hand over the requested land.
All bookings that were made online from Tuesday till February 26 have been cancelled, as per the orders of the Thiruvananthapuram District Collector.
The traffic on the winding road to Ponmudi hill was banned as fissures were found near 11th and 12th hairpin curves and the chances of landslides were high.
It was earlier informed that strict restriction would be place from October owing to rise in number of tourists.
The best way to travel to Ponmudi is to take a KSTRC bus. There is a special joy in sitting by the window of the bus with a light drizzle caressing your face
The Golden Valley, Meenmutty waterfalls and the Peppara Wildlife sanctuary are other packages that come along with Ponmudi.