KSRTC to inaugurate affordable trips from Ponkunnam to Vagamon and Paruthumpara

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KSRTC is all set to begin leisure trips from the Ponkunnam depot to popular tourist destinations like Vagamon and Parunthumpara. Vagamon is a beautiful hill station, with its grassy meadows and fabulous pine forests spread across various taluks in the Idukki and Kottayam districts. The incredible natural beauty of Vagamon, that is located 25 kilometers east of Erattupetta in the Kottayam – Idukki border, is quite well known. The National Geographic Traveller has listed Vagamon as one of the most attractive places to visit in India. The hill station that is situated 1100 metres above the sea level, shares its borders with the majestic Western Ghats. Besides, the place has a cool and comfortable climate which makes it a visitors’ paradise. The day temperature during the summer varies between 10 – 23 degree Celsius. The mist covered tea estates, lush green meadows, the beautiful mounds and the iconic pine forests are some of the highlights of Vagamon.

Meanwhile, Parunthumpara is an upcoming tourist destination that attracts lots of local and domestic tourists who are interested in enjoying the serene beauty of the woods and peaceful atmosphere. The pristine forests, away from the bustle of the city, are the perfect place to unwind and get lost in the mesmerizing grace of nature.

KSRTC begins leisure trips from Ponkunnam depot to Vagamon and Paruthumpara on affordable rates, from November 14 onwards. As an inaugural offer, Rs 350 per head would be charged as fee (excluding food and entry fee). Some of the places that would be visited as part of the trip are Erattupetta Aruvithara church (only viewing), Vagamon view point, Kurisumala (viewing only), Vagamon meadows, suicide point, lake,Elappara plantation (viewing only), Kuttikanam pine forest, Paruthumpara and Kuttikanam waterfall.

For more details contact Ponkunnam KSRTC bus depot at 0408 28221333, 9447710007, 9400254908, 9447391123. Call 6238181406 to book tickets. 

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