Devikulam hill station is one of the popular tourist destinations in Kerala. The destination is named after the nearby Devikulam Lake which is also known as Sita Devi Lake and is a prominent attraction of Devikulam.
As per legends, Goddess Sita, consort of Lord Rama, used to bathe in this beautiful lake during the exile. This beautiful water body is believed to possess therapeutic properties. Travellers can also engage in trout fishing at this lake.
Devikulam has several wildlife sanctuaries and reserves including Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. This sanctuary is home to elephants, sambars, leopards, gaurs and endangered species like grizzled giant squirrel and star tortoise.
Thoovanam Falls, Mattupetty Lake and Pallivasal Waterfalls are other prominent attractions of Devikulam. There are springs and tea estates in and around Devikulam that are visited by travellers. Besides, Munnar and Idukki are in the vicinity which can also be toured.