Illickal Kallu

Three hills, each rising to 4000 ft. and above, together form this huge hill. Each of the hills have a peculiar shape. One of them resemble a mushroom owing to which it gets its name Kuda Kallu (umbrella shaped rock). It is said that the medicinal herb Neela Koduveli, which bathes the hillsides in blue, grows here. This flower is also believed to possess supernatural powers which could increase wealth and ensure a rich harvest. The second hill, has a small hunch on the sides and is therefore referred to as Kuunu Kallu (hunch back rock). Across this rock is a 1/2 ft. wide bridge called Narakapalam (bridge to hell). From the hilltops, the Arabian Sea can be seen in the distant horizon as a thin blue line. The sunset on a full moon day is sensational, when the moon can be seen rising up like another sun, as the orange sun goes down.


Town:
Palai(25 km),Erattupetta(8 km)
Airport:
Cochin International Airport(62 km)
Railway Station:
Kottayam Railway Station(46 km)
District:
Kottayam
Longitude:
9.750932
Latitude:
76.821137

Tourist Place to Visit in Kottayam District, Kerala