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Parunthumpara: Eagle Rock - Adventure Tourism in Thekkady

Parunthumpara is also called 'eagle rock' and 'Grampi' and located 30 km to the west of Kumily. A charming place with a huge rock extending along a stretch of lush grassland. From the summit of the rock guests get to view a spectacular landscape composed coffee, cardamom and tea plantations, thick forests with tribal hamlets and dozens of rivulets snaking through. Several resorts in thekkady offers attractive services to visit Paruthumpara to those who are interested in adventure tourism or nature walk in Idukki.
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Parunthumpara, near Peerumade, is a trekkers' delight that provides a bird's eye view of an endless stretch of green forest land and low-lying areas. Parunthumpara is six km from Peerumade on National Highway 220 and is increasingly being visited by tourists who are on their way to Thekkady and others as well. If the sky is clear, visitors can get the view of the Sabarimala forests.
A narrow, but well-maintained, road from Kallar Junction leads to this hill station which has wide grasslands to spend some quiet moments. It is also a place for off-beat travellers and a large number of domestic tourists visit the place on holidays.
Here at Paruthumpara, you can just get rid of the busy schedules of your life and get engaged with the peaceful surroundings of the nature. To reach the top of the hills, you will have to climb the steep hills. You can make use of the narrow but well maintained road from Kallar junction to reach the top of the hill. You may feel difficulty in this but while reaching the top, you will feel happy for taking the risk. But, you should be careful as there are few deep slopes her which may be danger for you.
Parumthumpara is obviously a shooting location. From the hill top you will be able to watch all the nearby areas. The place is about 3800 ft above the sea level. There are numerous gigantic rock formations at Paruthumpara to lure you. One of such rock formation resembles our great poet, Rabindra Nath Tagore and the rock is known as Tagore rock. Sabarimala pilgrims visit the area to witness makarajyothi, making it a busy place during the pilgrimage season.
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The District Tourism Promotion Council plans to develop Parunthumpara as a hill station and as a stopover place for tourists who come from Kumarakom to Thekkady. There are two main roads through which the domestic and international tourists reach the district — from Nedumbassery to Munnar and from Kumarakom to Thekkady. Between these main tourism destinations, there are a few must-see places and Parunthumpara had been identified as one among them, said an official at the District Tourism Promotion Council.
Are you ready for a nature walk in Idukki?? Then come soon to Kofiland Resorts which is the best resort in Thekkady. Along with the visit to Paruthumpara, you will be able to visit the other attractive places near Thekkady. Book your rooms online!
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