Situated at a height of 3500 ft above sea level, Kuttikkanam was once the summer retreat of the Rajas of Travancore, now it is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Kerala.
Valangam waterfalls, not dramatic , but still charming. Summer palace of Travancore Rajas is a teak structure, and though in need of restoration, it,s tiled floors and underground escape passage hold memories of a lost aristocracy.
Parunthumpara, or eagle rock gives panoramic views of the whole Peermade region.
Madammkulam is a pond at the bottom of a waterfall, shaded on all sides by thick woods.
The natural beauty and vast expanse of tea and coffee plantations, occasional streams and winding lanes give the whole area a soft, romantic atmosphere.