Kalvari Mount is one of the most astounding tourist places in Kerala which is located in between Idukki and Kattappana. It is an eco-tourism destination. It is one of the most scenic places in Idukki district. It is only 10 kilometres from Idukki town. It is a perfect destination to spend leisure time with our loved ones and also for trekkers and nature lovers. This place is under the control of the forest department.
The Kalvari mount offers stunning views of the Idukki reservoir and the nearby tribal Villages and this is the major attractions of this place. Moreover, it is a very charming and tranquil place to relax and refresh our mind. On the top of this place, there is a beautiful garden so that it gives you the aroma and the fragrance of the flowers and it provides a tremendous of freshness air.
The best time to visit this place is either in the morning or evening so you can watch the sunset or sunrise from the top of the hill and that would be a blissful experience. The forest department provides two huts to stay on top of this place to enjoy the sweet breeze and the panoramic views. The stay at the hut would be a memorable experience. The huts are available for hours basis and on daily basis. The rent for a family hut for a full day is Rs. 2500/- and the other hut for 5 hours for 5 persons the rent is Rs. 300/-. They provide sufficient parking space and basic amenities like a small coffee shop and a toilet. There is an entry fee for each person and also has parking charges.
Definitely, it would be a great place to visit where you can escape from your daily life routine and enjoy the peaceful and fresh air. It also helps us to be more close to nature. Best season to visit this place is from August to January at that time the climate is cool with the gentle breeze. The nearby tourist attractions of Kalvary Mount are Cheruthoni Dam, Idukki Dam and Meesapulimala. It is a must visit place in Kerala.
How to reach Kalvari Mount
The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is about 100 Km from the airport. The nearest Railway Station is Aluva Railway Station which is about 102 Km from the railway station.
Entry Fee and Parking Fee
|Two Wheeler||Rs. 10/-|
|Car and Jeep||Rs. 20/-|