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Sathram ,A spiritual Wonder on Nature

Located between Vandiperiyar and Gavi, the view of Sathram is spectacular with green mountains and tea plantations on the way the very word, which means, resting place in Malayalam got its name as it used to be the traditional route of Ayyappa devotees on their way to Sabarimala. The devotees used to lay down on the lush green meadows and drink from the streams before they began their tiring trek through the dense forests into Sabarimala. With a vast area of small hills toppled into one another and carpets of dew drizzled grass, Sathram gets into the list of must go places for travellers all around the world. The uneven terrain with the unique topography makes it an excellent spot for off road travel.  The location which provides shelter for a number of birds and animals comes under Periyar tiger reserve. The narrow broken roads lead into a breath taking array of hills and cushion like meadows. A fine breeze breathes in and out throughout the place and the light blue sky with the misty clouds and greenery looks like a fine portrait .For those who are reluctant to climb up the view points, there are jeep rides provided here to cover all the three viewpoints.

The top most view is breathtaking with the scenic view of the woods, the vast cloudy sky and meadows around. The second view point gives a similar view whereas the third viewpoint gives a view of small streams and tea estates. If you are lucky enough, you can spot elephants, wild buffaloes and bears grazing through the meadows and drinking from the streams. Make sure to choose an accommodation that provides complete value in terms of experience, service and money. Hills and Hues, Located in 2nd Mile Amaravathy, is one of the best hotels in Thekkady.

Best time to visit Sathram

The best time to visit Sathram is from August to early June. Yet if you are brave enough to drizzle in the rain, visit the spot in June or July when you get to see many live rainfalls. There is a temple devoted to lord Murugan built by the Tamil settlers who came from Srilanka and migrants from Tamil Nadu who used to work in the plantation fields. The breath taking scenic beauty coupled with the spiritual legacy of the Ayyappa devotees imparts a special status to Sathram as a leisure spot.

How to reach Sathram

 Who wouldn’t love an early morning jeep Safari? When you are coming from Thekkady, it is better to start early morning to get the best climate and to site animals. From Hills and Hues –Luxury resorts in Thekkady, there is a distance of 25 kilometers which you may cover in a jeep. Walkthrough the Dewdrops oozing from the green grass and listen to what the vast misty sky whispers to you.

Five star hotels near Sathram

There are many five star hotels and resorts near Thekkady and Sathram.  Always make sure to choose the best hotel that gives the best view and has accessibility to numerous tourist spots in and around. Hills and Hues, located in 2nd Mile, Amaravathy is the best honeymoon resort in Kerala and gives you an amazing view that no hotel in Thekkady can offer.  Being The only hotel that gives a 180-degree view with hills, the amazing tiger reserve, and the grandeur of the mighty Periyar River, this hotel is worth your spend. 

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Hills & hues

2nd Mile, Amaravathy P.O,
Kumily, Thekkady,
Idukki – 685 509,
Kerala, India.

Mob: +91 9061910000


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