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A hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Idukki district of Kerala, India,with temperature between 10 and 23 °C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 metres above sea level. Untouched by commercialisation, the sleepy town with its scenic valleys, beautiful green meadows, enchanting pine forests,mists, fogs, tea estates, waterfalls with the overall greenery is really striking. The landscape is mostly hilly bald with green meadows. Vagamon is also home to a large variety of flowers and orchids. Cuddled up within three striking hills Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala hills which are the representation of the chief religions in Kerala, i.e. Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity which represent the cultural harmony. Vagamon has amenities for trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing.

 

"queen of the  Mist"

                                           vagamon

 

Vagamon enjoys a cool climate with temperatures ranging from 13 degree Celsius to 24 degree Celsius in summer, and nine degree Celsius to 15 degree Celsius in winter. The borders of the village are defined by the Idukki reservoir on the eastern side, the Western Ghats on the north and the plains of Kottayam district to the south and west.  River Meenachil starts flowing from Vagamon, beautifying the surrounding areas.The flora consists of about 200 varieties of plants, 20 varieties of grasses, about 20 acres of pine trees and rare orchids, apart from the tea plantations. About 20 varieties of balsams can be seen here.

                                   The animals found here are Small Indian Civets, porcupines, hares, Toddy cats (also known as the Asian Palm Civet), Martens, flying squirrels, Slender Loris and so on.  Vagamon also has a wide variety of birds including the Malabar Grey Hornbill, the Malabar Parakeet, the Spotted Dove, the Asian Paradise Flycatcher, the Ceylon Frog Mouth, the Great Hornbill and the Hill Mynah.

 

 

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