Ponmudi Tourism

Ponmudi (Malayalam: പൊന്മുടി) (the Golden Peak) is a hill station in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala in India. It is located 55.2 km north-east of Trivandrum city at an altitude of 1100 m. It is a part of the Western Ghats mountain range that runs parallel to the Arabian Sea. Ponmudi is blessed with scenic splendor and natural beauty, Ponmudi has a carpet of thick tropical forest that rolls down to the foot of the hill range. No doubt, the salubrious atmosphere and the twisted trails across clear streams must have contributed to her health.


Ponmudi in India awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Ponmudi. Ponmudi is located at a short trip away from Kollam a major city in India. Kollam is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Tangasseri Lighthouse. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Ponmudi.

  • Know the pollution level of Ponmudi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.7 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 52.16 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 56.58 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.91 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 77.23 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.39 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 44.3 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Ponmudi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ponmudi.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.07 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.22 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.91 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 51.14 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 27.72 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 23.37 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.38 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.24 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25.57 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.24 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ponmudi is 139.33 (High)

    • Safety Index 69.44 (High)
    • Climate Index 64.78 (High)
    • Pollution Index 55.01 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46.13 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 19.86 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 71.96 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.23 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 65.48 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ponmudi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 18.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 37.81 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 25.12 USD

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