Situated 915 m above sea level, Peermade is on the way to the Periyar
Wildlife Sanctuary. This pleasant hill station was once the summer retreat
of the Maharajas of Travancore. Peermade is indeed a cool hill resort in
Kerala. Here you will find sprawling tea, coffee, cardamom, rubber and
eucalyptus plantations side by side with natural grasslands and pine
The Sufi saint and an associate of the rulers Peer Mohammed lends his name
to Peermade. Peermade thus means the hill of the Peer. Peermade has since
long attracted the trekkers, nature lovers, picnickers alike. As a hill
resort Peermade has also been providing refuge to the sun scorched souls
from the plains. The idyllic hill resort of Peermade indeed rejuvenates the
mind, body and the soul.
drop gently on the peaks that flank the verdant slopes of Peermade. Rich
with mile upon mile of plantations falling away in precise steps. Broken
only by spectacular waterfalls in the distance and wide open grasslands in
places. On a fairly warm day the mercury reads between five and ten degrees
celsius. Little wonder then, that the former Rajas of Travancore sought this
tiny hill station out as their summer resort.
Peermade lies 85 km east of Kottayam at an altitude of 915m above sea
level.The weather is cool at Peermade all through the year owing to its
altitude. The cool breezes make Peermade pleasant to be visited any time of
Unique Travel Attractions
Peermade is surrounded by gorgeous greens of the plantations of Coffee,
tea, coconut, pepper, cardamom, rubber and eucalyptus. The gorgeous green
grasslands and the pine forests add to the rich flora of Peermade.
One can visit Tea estates and factories in and around Peermade. In
Pattumala the famous tea factories plantations are Located. The Velamkanni
Matha Church and the flower garden are the other must visits at Pattumala.