Pothamed is a magnificent location near Idukki placed at a distance of 4.5 kms from Munnar takes approximately twenty minutes and gives a heavenly experience of peacefulness and calmness. Surely Pothamedu View Point is a place which has a magnetic influence of attracting tourist and for the same reason is also counted among the famous places situated near Munnar.
The Pothamedu view Point has a majestic beauty attached to it.It offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar appears like a bouquet of natures scenic beauty.. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for long mountain walks.
For those who love adventure sports, the Pothamedu View Point offers hiking and trekking opportunities. One can also view the Idukki Arch Dam which is situated 60 kms from Pothamedu View Point when sky is clear.
If you are not too old just walk from Munnar headswork dam and enjoy the serene beauty. The road passes between tea plantation. You can have auto or car as well but walking is the best experience. On the top when you are tired, have Maggie and Lemon Tea.There were 2 stalls present at that time.Morning time is the best time to visit as it remains cool.
Pothamedu View Point has a panoramic view of adjoining valley and river Muthirapuzha. It has an ideal view for photographers as well as leisure travellers. August to May is the preferable time to visit the Pothamedu View Point. Vehicles crawling up the serpentine road from Kochi appear to be minute when viewed from the Pothamedu View Point.