Kolahalamedu is a calm, prosperous village resting in Idukki District
. This scenic place lies little far from the eastern sides of Erattupetta
, near Elappara
in Peerumedu taluk.
Situated at altitude of 1,000 m above sea level, Kolahalamedu is among the popular tourist spots in the district. It is ideal for wind power generation. Here, the annual mean wind power density is about 174 W/m≤.
The major place of worship is Dargah Sherif of Sheikh Fariduddin. Aandu Nercha is celebrated annually with great fervor and devotion. College of Dairy Science and Technology is situated here.
The closest airport is Cochin International Airport. Kottayam Railway Station serves the village.