Agastyakoodam agastyarkoodam
Agashyakoodam second highest Peak
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AGASTHYAKOODAM

AGASTHYAKOODAM

AGASTHYAKOODAM
Part of the Sahyadri range of mountains, Agasthyakoodam is the second highest peak in Kerala., at a height of 1890 metres above sealevel. Teeming with wildlife, the forests of Agasthyakoodam abound in rare medicinal herbs and plants and brilliantly hued orchids.

A bird watcher's paradise, this legendary mountain is accessible by foot from Kotoor near Neyyar Dam as also from Bonacaud. The season from December to April is advocated for trekking for which a forest pass has to be obtained from wildlife warden, Forest Department, PTP Nagar, Thiruvanathapuram.

A landlocked district, Idukki is one of the most nature rich areas of Kerala. The high ranges and wooden valleys are girded by three main rivers - Periyar, Thalayar and Thodupuzhayar - and their tributaries. The river Pamba also has its origin here.As a tourist destination, Idukki offers diverse attractions like wildlife sanctuaries, hill stations, spice plantation tours, mountain treks, elephant rides etc. Idukki has a large population of tribals who have unique customs and beliefs and maintain an ethos which is distinctly from that of the mainstream culture

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Agashyakoodam second highest Peak
Agastyakoodam agastyarkoodam