Location: About 61 km from Thiruvananthapuram city, South Kerala.
Altitude: 915m above sea level.
Ponmudi is located within a short driving distance of Thiruvananthapuram. Ponmudi is an enchanting hill resort with narrow winding pathways and cool green environs. Along with a beautiful array of mountain flowers, exotic butterflies and small rivulets. Ponmudi offers excellent opportunities for trekking. With its tea estates and mist covered valleys, Ponmudi is a fast developing hill resort with cottages and dormitory accommodation facilities.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 61 km.
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport about 67 km.
2 Nights – 3* hotel accommodation in Bangkok
2 Nights – 3* hotel accommodation in Pattaya
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Painkuni Utsavam is a ten day festival to mark the visit of the Pancha Pandavas to Ananthapuri while they were in exile. Five huge statues made of wood and fiber glass have been erected at the eastern entrance of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple as part of this festival. Painkuni Festival and Alpashi Festival are the two major festivals of Padmanabha Temple.