Nedumangad, the headquarters of Nedumangad taluk, is a small town situated 20 km north-east of Thiruvananthapuram, on the Thiruvananthapuram - Thenmala State Highway, in Kerala. It is an important trade center for hill and forest products like pepper and rubber.
Places of tourist interest in the vicinity include the
Koyikkal Palace, Aruvikkara (6 km) and
Neyyar Dam (16 km).
Ponmudi (45 km), Thenmala (54 km), Peppara (32 km), Agasthyarkoodam (52 km) and Palaruvi (68 km) constitute enchanting excursions.