About 28 km from Thekkady, an enchanting tourists destination is there known as Pattumala means a hill draped in silk. This fascinating place is blessed with various exhilarating attractions in the form of sun-kissed peaks, valleys, streams and expanding tea plantations. A leisure stroll through these breathtaking sights is sufficient enough to fill your heart with ethereal beauty and charm of the place. Apart from it, you can also visit the famous Velankanni Matha Church located at a hill top is an important pilgrim centre near Thekkady. The other attractions include the tea plantations of Harrison Malayalam and AV Thomas & Co.