Vandiperiyar is a town in Idukki district in the state of Kerala. It is located 38 kms from Idukki, and 140 kms from the state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Vandiperiyar is on National Highway 220. It is famous for tourism, tea and coffee plantations, black pepper and other spice products. A number of tea factories are situated here. The famous river Periyar flows through the city.
Places to Stay
There are a limited number of accommodation facilities and hotels in Vandiperiyar. Good budget hotels are available in Thekkady (18 kms). Some of them are Wildside Villa (Tariff - Rs.800), Periyar House (Tariff - Rs.750), hotel Mount Sinai Tariff - Rs.550) and Sandra Palace – (Tariff - Rs.1200).
Malayalam is the official language spoken in Vandiperiyar.
Places to Visit
Attractions near Vandiperiyar include Rose Garden Munnar (55 km), National Park Munnar (57 kms) and Top station Munnar (57 kms)
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kochi Airport (112 kms).
Kottayam railway station is the nearest major railway station 68 kms to Vandiperiyar.
The best bus operator that offers a good experience for passengers traveling to Vandiperiyar Is Kallada Travels (Suresh Kallada). Now, you can book your bus ticket by using Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.