Devikulam

located in Munnar only 7 kilometers from Munar town. Tourists flock to the Lake owing to the splendid surroundings, many believe in the curative powers of the mineral water of the lake. It is believed that goddess Sita had bathed in the waters of this lake making it sacred for the pilgrims that visit Devikulam.

devikulamEven the adventure seekers throng the waters of the Lake, as they are ideal for trout fishing. The scenic beauty, adventure sports, beliefs and religion come together to make the Sita Devi Lake a major tourist attraction in Devikulam. Prior permission from Tata Tea is required in order to visit the lake or catch the fresh water fish.

 

The name of this place is derived from Devi and Kulam. ‘Devi’ refers to Sita Devi of the Hindu mythology. ‘Kulam’ means a pond. This place got its name from a pond where Sita Devi is supposed to have taken bath.
This idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is a rare experience. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings is a Good picnic spot at Munnar. The lake is also ideal for trout fishing.

devikulamThe nature lovers can experience Heaven on earth at Devikulam with the wild flowers and rare herbs that grow in bounty on the Devikulam Hills. In close proximity to the Devikulam Lake is the Pallivasal Waterfalls that make excellent site for picnics owing to the beauty of nature in the spectacular sights, sounds and smells in the surroundings.There are Tata tea plantations in and around here that add to the charm of the hill resort. The gum trees in red and blue are the other major highlights of the natural vegetation at the place. For those of the tourists to Devikulam interested in visiting the tea estates, tea plantations or the factories conducted tours are available.