Photo of Ramakkalmedu 1/1 by gokeralatrip

Ramakkalmedu hill station is situated in Idukki district 16 kms from Nedumkandam on the Thekkady - Munnar Road. These hills stand elevated about 3500 feet above sea level. Ramakkalmedu It is yet another enchanting hill station with rolling lush greenery hills and great views from the top of the hills of the beautiful villages of Bodinaykannor and Cumbum that lie on the eastern slope of the Western Ghats. These villages are actually a part of Tamil Nadu which means that the top of the hills gives a view of Tamil Nadu towns and villages. One can just imagine how beautiful the place would look from the peak in the evenings when the towns are illuminated with lights. The place is completely natural with very less human interference and is still kept in the unspoiled form. The climate in Ramakkalmedu is pleasant throughout the year regardless of the season and time of the year. Cool winds blow all the time at a speed of 35km per hour. Due to this abundance in uninterrupted high velocity winds, it is the first place in Kerala which has a wind energy farm placed in it. The word 'Ramakkalmedu' stands for 'Land of Rama's stone' meaning that it is believed that this is the place where the Hindu god Lord Rama kept his feet to search for Ravana who had kidnapped Rama's wife Sita. Ramakkalmedu is a beautiful tourist location suitable for kerala group tour packages. Some of the attractions in Ramakkalmedu hills includes a statue of Kuruvan and Kuruthi located at the top of the hills, natural caves, bio farms and Vilikelkkappara.