Thodupuhza - The Gateway of Western Ghats

Thodupuzha is one of the best towns in Idukki district of Kerala that acts as the gateway of heavenly Western Ghats tourism. It is 57 km from Kottayam and 62 km south east of Kochi. Also Geographical classification of Thodupuzha Region is Malanad or Idanad. 
Pineapple is another major cultivation in and around Thodupuzha and Vazhakkulam near Muvattupuzha being the center of pineapple business.

Educational institutions around Thodupuzha is famous for school, arts and professional education. There are several schools and colleges in the town and its a better residential area and business hub too.

 Thodupuzha River

Thodupuzha Cricket Stadium- Idukki

The land acquired by us in Karikode Village covers an area of 16 acres and is at a distance of 59 kms from Nedumbassery International Airport and in close proximity to eastern highway.The work has been awarded and is in the initial stage of development/ construction. The stadium is developed in such a way that two matches can be played at the same time. This would be first of its kind in state. The pavilion is planned in such a way that State Academy could also function from there.

The place is an important hub for the district as well as for Kerala in tourism, education and agriculture. The important cultivation around the town is rubber and most importantly its the beginning point for all spices cultivation of Idukki. 

The facilities in the town is pretty good for all type of living conditions and lifestyles. Thodupuzha shares border with Ernakulam and Kottayam district as well which improves the transportation connectivity. Even though, the town is not connected via rail, the nearest railway stations are Kottayam and Aluva. 
Thodupuzha Church
Cochin International Airport is around 50kms from Thodupuzha and well connected by road. 
Tourism is one of the major attractions of Thodupuzha, the town gives the amazing entry to many other travel destinations of Idukki such as Munnar, Vagamon, Kattappana, Ayyappankoil, Thekkadi etc.. 
 Malankara Dam in the middle of beautiful rubber estates of Muttom
Civil Station Thodupuzha 
The place is famous for its natural beauty and attracted by South Indian movie Industry as well, there are more than 150 movies hosted location in Thodupuzha and people call it as Hollywood of Kerala.
Most amazing places to visit from Thodupuzha. 
Meesappulimala Trekking
Ayyappankoil Hanging Bridge
Idukki Dam
Nadukani View Point
Kanjar  - The Hollywood of Kerala
Malankara Dam

Here are some best reads from Idukki tourism, click the image to read about each of these destinations.

 Stay at Idukki Jungles


 View Point


 Hollywood of Kerala





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