Sathram Off Road Trail, Idukki
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.
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.
|Name in Malayalam||സത്രം|
|Known for:||Off Roading, Trekking|
|Best Time to Visit:||All days.|
|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.