Surrounded by greenery, Kuravan and Kurathi Hills are legendary granite hills of the landlocked district, Idukki
. Legends say that these hills were a couple who were turned to rocks when cursed by Lord Ram
. The Periyar
flows in between these hills towards the west. The world famous Idukki Arch Dam is constructed across these hills.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
is located nearby.
The nearest airport is at Nedumbasseri, 160 km away and the nearest railhead Kottayam is only 4 hrs drive from Idukki.