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Calvary Mount nestled in the high ranges of Idduki district where the Great place of tourist interest in Kerala. It is located at a distance of about 12 kilometers away from Idduki and just 43 Kilometers form Greenwoods Resort, Thekkady and is a worth visiting tourist destination in the god’s own country.
One can trek towards the Calvary mount from the main road of Idduki and Kattapana and enjoy the panoramic view of the Idduki reservoir from the hill top. The verdant greenery and the cool refreshing air floating around the landscapes and surrounding touches the depth of your heart in no time. The blissful ambiance of the Calvary Mount is eye-catching. Visitors can even have the distant views of the herd of elephant way down the mountain and elephant swimming between the islets in the reservoir. Trekking towards the top of the mount will be a unique experience and also an opportunity to explore the bird’s eye view of the Idduki district.
If you are eager to experience the excitement of trekking in Calvary mount than make sure you do once in your Kerala tour. It is a great trekking experience. Being an eco tourism destination, tourist visiting the mount has to take an entry fee which costs only Rs 5 per head. There are huts available where visitors can make their overnight stay where the facilities are maintained by Calvary Mount River/Forest protection council, Nagarampara, Ayyappankovil Forest Division. On your way to Calvary Mount you can even explore the lush green tea gardens. Tourist can even reach the top from Kumily or Thodupuzha. Thodupuzha offers a panoramic view of the enchanting valleys, switch yard of Idduki Hydroelectric project, Malankara Dam etc.