Positioned at a distance of about 500 meters from Kuttikkanam and 4 km away from Peermedu in the Idduki district of Gods own Country Kerala, Thrissanku is a hill station and a heaven for nature lovers. This hill beauty is gratified with invigorating climate throughout the year because of which it is thronged by large number of foreign as well as domestic travelers for summer retreat. It is a perfect getaway from the regular hustle and bustle of city life owing to its soothing climate and mesmerizing ambience.
Kuttikkanam: Placed half kilometers from Thrissanku at an elevation of 3500 meters above sea level, Kuttikkanam is known for its wild beauty of nature and mild climate which attracts hordes of locals as well as foreign travelers. The green surroundings and romantic weather combined with the blue skies to make it one of the most sought after destination and a must visit site. The top of the hills offers a breath taking view of the nearby areas and on a clear sunny day which is not usually on this place you can get captivating and clear views of the valley below.
Peeru Hills: Famed for its beauty and tranquil atmosphere, Peeru Hills is an absolute breath taking place placed in close proximity (about 4 km) to the Thrissanku Hills. Named after the Sufi saint Peer Mohammad who spent his last days here, visitors can visit the Diwan’s residence, summer palace belonging to the royal family and the mausoleum of the Sufi saint (Peer Mohammad), which are not to miss sites while on your tour to Thrissanku Hills.
Things to Do:
The gentle blowing breezes, rolling barren land along with an astounding view of the surrounding Kuttikkanam have made it an ideal holidaying spot. It is best known for its numerous virgin walking trails in and around the hills which offer an astounding view of the glorious sunrise as well as red and orange hues of sunset. Evening walks and sunrise walks are best compared to noon walks.
The peaceful and beautiful surrounding makes it an ideal picnic spot. Visitors can also relish adventurous activities like mountain biking and trekking in this place. Even a beginner or an amateur can enjoy trekking in this place as it is very safe.
Getting insights of local culture and tradition can be another activity that can be enjoyed.
For photo fanatics, this place is a heaven and is the right place to capture some of the memorable pictures to take back home as a souvenir of visit.
Accommodation: For comfortable and best accommodation options, Peermedu about 4 km from Thrissanku is recommended. Hotels in Peermedu are highly facilitated and services are provided according to the desire and want of a guest. Some of them are Himarani, KTDC Yatri Niwas and Wood Palace Heritage Hotel.
Best time to Visit: Thrissanku can be visited at any time of the year except during the monsoon season of June to August as it can be rather risky with brawny winds. During the summer months (March to May) temperature ranges from 22°C to 29°C whereas temperature during winter months ranges from maximum 18°C to minimum 12°C (November to February).