was deemed as God’s own country, no more exact words said. The beautiful hillock of Ezhimalalies
in the midst of this surreal beauty. This place attracts both the mountain
enthusiastand beach lovers as this destinationis surrounded by a pristine beach,
which makes this place best of both worlds. The kind of herbs that are found in
this place is very famous for their medicinal properties, and the tourist spots
also have many craved structure stones.
term Ezhimala is an amalgam of words ‘ezhu’ and ‘Male’s which means seven and
peaks respectively. This site also has a rich history associated with it, it is
a famous hill station in the region of Kerala in southern India. When Lord hanuman was carrying sanjeevani
herb for Lord Lakshman, these seven hills are belived to be dripped by Lord Hanuman
at that time.
Innaugrated by ourhonorable prime minister on
8th of January 2010, The Naval Academy Ezhimala (NAVAC) is also a
major tourist attraction. As it is believed that
Lord Buddha graced Ezhimala with his holy presence, this destination holds
religious value for the Buddhist community.Enzhimala will steal your heart with
its beautiful scenic and enchanting pathways.
More on Ezhimala:
In the history of northern
Malabar,Ezhimala is one of the significant places that finds mention in the
records. Even before the known history, books of Ramayana and
the local legends associate relationship between Lord Hanuman and Ezhimala
hills. It is believed that when Lord hanuman was carrying Sanjeevani herb for
Lord Lakshman, he dropped these seven hills of Ezhimala. The history of
Ezhimala hills also goes back to the time of Sangha period which was then ruled
by Ezhimala kings and was there headquarters. Mooshika kings also ruled later. When the common era
began, Ezhimala used to be a flourishing seaport as well as a centre for trade.
Later on, in the 11th century, it also witnessed the war series of
the CholaChera. This place also has a great
charm because some people evolve that lord buddha also visited Ezhimala hills
once. You will find relics at the foothills of Enzhimala such as burial
chambers, granite platforms, carved stones, pillars and caves.
of Lord Hanuman at Ezhimala:
Believed that Lord Hanuman dropped
these seven hills of Ezhimala, there is a big statue of Lord Hanumansituated at
this destination lined with other legends. This statue is said to be the
largest statue of Lord Hanumanin the whole south India. The statue is made of
concrete and is 41m tall. The temples situated near the stature attracts
tourist from all over the nation. An ancient mosque near the temples is another site worth
Enzhimala is seen as a
unique tourist spot as this place is situated at a hill surrounded by beach. This beach is a sight to sore eyes, with its
crystal-clear water, amber sand and gentle palm trees. As the hillock beach also
looks beautiful and eye catching. The place is also famous for its golden sunsets and variety of
birds. The site will definitely fill you with a unique sense of pride, as the
beach overlooks the Indian Naval Academy. Visit this destination for a peaceful
time with your friends and families.
attractions at Enzhimala:
The path that leads up the
hill is beautiful and mesmerizing. Walking up the hill, tourist will find the
old ruins of a mosque. A Muslim reformist named Shaikh Abdul Latheef is
believed to be the home of his remnants. The narrow winding track is home to various
herbs that are of immense importance, and this path also is breathtakingly
You will see mount Dili Lighthouse, once you
reach to the peak of a hillock, the Temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman as well
as the old fort ruined near it. One of the most prestigious Indian
institutions, The Indian Naval Academy can also be seen at Ezhimala.
Best time to visit
Vising Enzhimala in monsoons should be avoided,
which is the period between June and September. It is not suitable to drive
there in monsoon as the roads get slippery and have sharp bends.
Tips for visiting
Care must be taken while commuting as the road up the
destination is quite sinusoidal.
If you wish to visit the Indian Naval Academy, keep in mind that
prior permission is required.
Due to the presence of Indian Naval Academy photography and
videography is restricted in several areas.
How to reach Ezhimala:
Ramanthali is the
nearest town to Enzhimala, and one can easily reach Enzhimala via Ramanthali. As
regular busses play on this route and the town is just 2 km away from the
Ezhimala so reaching the place easily is not an issue.