Ilaveezha Poonchira is a scenic picnic spot located in the Idukki district of Kerala at the base of Mankunnu hills, Thonippara hills and Kudayathur hill. The delightful valleys of this tourist spot are spread over many acres in the middle of enchanting hillocks near the famous Kanjar. Visiting this place not only gives amazing views but also opportunities for rejuvenating trekking. Plan a trip to this marvelous picnic spot through Kochi Taxi. Log on our website www.KSU.in today to book taxi and hotel accommodation for some hassle-free holidays in Idukki.
A Mesmerizing Tourist Spot
People love to visit Ilaveezha Poonchira in order to enjoy its eye-catching nature. It is an ideal place to watch spectacular sunrise and sunset. In the local language, Malayalam, Ilaveezha Poonchira means a ‘flower pond where leaves do not fall’. There is no chance of falling leaves in the pond because of the lack of any tree in the vicinity. If any leaf falls at this place, wind carries it away.
A Heaven For Trekking Lovers
Located at the base of three alluring hillocks of Mankunnu, Kudayathur Hill and Thonippara, Ilaveezha Poonchira is almost 3000 ft above sea level. Being an ideal place to enjoy trekking, many people passionate in this activity choose this destination for spending their weekend. You can spend some valuable time in this place with your friends and family because of its misty surroundings, scenic nature and cool breeze. Each visitors shall enthralled by the scenic views that they enjoyed from the top of Ilaveezha Poonchira.
For Enjoy Awe-Inspiring Beauty Of Nature
The majestic valleys of this destination usually get filled with water during monsoon and form a beautiful lake. People who visit this destination can enjoy alluring beauty of nature.
There is a myth associated with the beautiful tourist destination of Ilaveezha Poonchira. During exile, the great Pandavas stayed at this place in disguise. Their wife Draupadi reached at this lake to take bath. However, some Devas tried to watch her attracted by her immense beauty. Then Lord Indra built hillocks there by heaping flowers in order to prevent them from watching her while she taking bath.
The natives of Ilaveezha Poonchira believe that this region is the hermitage of Agastya Maharshi and he still lives in this place. They also believe that this great saint has been protecting the Akshayapatra of Panjaly that hidden somewhere in this place. An ancient Krishna Temple is also there in Ilaveezha Poonchira.
How To Reach Ilaveezha Poonchira
Being a popular tourist spot in Idukki, reaching Ilaveezha Poonchira is relatively easy. Regular bus services are there from Palai or Erattupetta to reach this picnic spot. Idukki town is approximately 36 kilometers away from Ilaveezha Poonchira while the nearest Kottayam railway station is at a distance of 48 kilometers. Vagamon and Thommankuthu Waterfalls are nearest attractions to this tourist destination that worth visiting. Contact Kochi Taxi to plan your trip to Ilaveezha Poonchira to explore its scenic nature and enjoy a bit of trekking.