Kumily

Kumily mesmerizes one to the core with its tranquil countryside exuberant jungles that makes it an idyllic getaway in Kerala. The place is located 4 kilometers from Thekkady, hidden away from the bustling tourist activities. Kumily is extremely famous for spice and tea plantations. Spice-trading has rendered the place commercially significant which makes it a great place to visit in Thekkady. .

Idukki Arch Dam
In the heart of the District lies the 'IDUKKI DAM' - Asia's biggest Arch Dam of 555 feet height proudly standing between the two mountains - 'Kuravanmala' (839 meters) and 'Kurathimala' (925 meters ). This prestigeous project of our nation is situated in Idukki District and its underground Power House is located at Moolamattom which is about 19 kms from Thodupuzha. Idukki Dam is 43 kms away from Moolamattom.
Learn about Kerala spice plantation
The fertile land of Kerala has an abundance of tea, coffee and spice plantation of various sizes. Thekkady is especially known for its the cardamom, pepper, vanilla etc. Also learn how to make natural rubber from latex oozing out of rubber trees..
Shop for spices
There are number of shops selling organic garden fresh spices in this region at reasonable rates. Take back as much as you can; also choose small packets that can be used as souvenirs.
Vandanmedu
This town is very popular as an auction center for cardamom spices. Ideally, the whole town is filled with plantations of cardamom filling the air with the lingering scent of the aromatic spice. Guided tours are available for those who are interested in learning about cardamom cultivation in detail.
Elappally Water Falls
Erade hills give the impression of a nature itself construct a fort around Moolamattom and Kompankanam road begin from this hills which seems to be a silver anklet, really the forced Elappally water falls into the stream is a joy full visual for everyone. It is belived that this cascade falls down just about 200 feet of height. Elappally wter falls to be found 40 Km away from Idukki.
Pandippara Tourist para
Pandippara is a small village in Idukki District in Kerala. People started living in this village from the mid 1950s. Karikkintholam and Eettikavala are two different parts of the village. It is a hilly area and it has a beautiful rock called Kurisupara from where we can see a part of Idukki arch dam (Idukki hydro-elctric project reservoir) which is enchanting.
Accessing Kulmily
Location: The place is 40 km from Kumily and about 28 km from Vandiperiyar.
Distance Air: Madurai Airport (Tamil Nadu) about 140 km away and Cochin International Airport, about 190 km away are the nearest airports.
Rail: Nearest railway station is Kottayam, about 114 km away.
Road: The nearest bus terminal is Vandiperiyar, 18 km from Thekkady.
From Casselles Jungle Resort to Kumily: 18 km.
For enquiries and bookings, contact :
Cassells Jungle Resorts, Salamiya Estate, Vandiperiyar, Idukki. Ph: +91-9633731191