Sathram Off Road Trail, Idukki


  • Satram is famous for the off-roading trail
  • Description

    Mount Sathram or simply Sathram is situated in Thekkady, Idukki district of Kerala, which is around 14kms from Vandiperiyar. Sathram offers a canvas of nature, with its picturesque meadows and greenish hills. Sathram in Malayalam means "a place to rest" and is closely situated to Periyar Tiger Reserve, Idukki.

    Wondering how this place got this name? Here we got you the reason behind the name Sathram.

    Good to Know

    The famous pilgrim in Kerala, Sabarimala Temple is accessible through Mount Sathram by trekking through the dense forest. During festival seasons people use this place for resting, before starting the trek and hence the name Sathram, arise.

    Satram is famous for the off-roading trail, which can be accessed only by 4*4 vehicles. You can also use your two-wheeler's for the offroading trail(depending on the weather condition). Jeep Safaris are also available from Vandiperiyar to Sathram at a nominal cost.

    Read More: Kerala Forest Trekking packages from Kerala Forest Department

    Name: Sathram
    Name in Malayalam  സത്രം
    District:  Idukki, Kerala.
    Known for: Off Roading, Trekking
    Best Time to Visit: All days.
    Entry Fees: NIL
    Camera Entry Fees: NIL


    Entry Fees - Children: ₹ 10 / person
    Entry Fees - Adult: ₹ 10 / person
    Entry Fees - Foreigners: ₹ / person
    Camera / Photography Fees: ₹ 10 /-
    Videography Fees: ₹ 10 /-
    Parking Fees - 2 Wheelers: ₹ 10 /-
    Parking Fees - 4 Wheelers: ₹ 10 /-


    How to Reach

    Vandiperiyar can be accessed either via Kumily (from Thekkady/Munnar/Theni) or via Kanjirapally (from Kottayam/Kochi) through National Highway 220(NH 220) which otherwise know Kottayam-Kumily Road or in short KK Road.

    Getting There

  • By Air: Cochin International Airport -124 Km
  • By Rail: Aluva Railway Station- 125 Km, Ernakulam Railway Station – 143 Km
  • By Road: Ernakulam- 142 Km, Thekkady- 115 Km
  • Review & Rating

    Google Rating: 5/5 based on 45 Reviews
    Trip Advisor Rating: 5/5 based on 45 Reviews

    Sathram Nearby Attractions:

    Idukki is one of the places in Kerala, with its blessing from Mother Nature. It has many more attractions in the surrounding areas, which includes:

    • Thekkady Boating
    • Pandikuzhi Hills
    • Periyar Tiger Reserve
    • Gavi
    • Vagamon
    • Paruthumpara View Point & much more...


    tagged under: off roading in idukki, sathram offroading, idukki unexplored, idukki offroading

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    Quick Facts

    • Place Name: Sathram
    • Place Name( (Malayalam): സത്രം
    • Adventure
    • Budget Friendly
    • Jungle Safari
    • Nature Walk
    • Sight Seeing
    • Idukki, Kerala
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