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Ramakkalmedu, Idukki


Ramakkalmedu is one of the must-visit tourist hotspots in Idukki. It is a panoramic hill station of historical importance. It houses the Statue of Kurathi and the Monument of Kuravar. These two entities of the past are a portrayal of the Sangam Period.

The meaning of Ramakkalmedu is “Land where Lord Rama kept his foot” as it is believed that Lord Rama came here searching for his wife and placed his foot on the edge of Ramakkalmedu.

Ramakkalmedu is situated 3500 ft above the sea level and lies on the Western Ghats. From this hill station you can have a breathtaking view of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The verdant mountains and the cool breeze and the green valley make this small hill station a favourite place for visitors. The soothing cool breeze is always present in this place irrespective of seasons.