Ponmudi is an enchanting hill resort with narrow winding pathways and cool, green environs. Ponmudi is one of the charming hill stations of Kerala. This hill station is blessed with an array of mountain flowers, rivulets and exotic butterflies. A mere one and half hour’s road journey separates the seashores of Thiruvananthapuram from the invigorating climate of Ponmudi Hills.
Ponmudi is the nearest hill station to Thiruvananthapuram (61km) district. It is situated 915 meters above the sea level. The name Ponmudi in Malayalam means the golden crown. Ponmudi offers outstanding opportunities for trekking. With its misty valleys and tea estates the spot is a fast developing hill resort with cottages and dormitory amenities.