35km from thekkady in idukki)Peerumedu,the famous plantation town,takesits name from peer mohammad,a sufi saint and close associate of the erstwhile royal family of travancore.wide vistas of tea,cardamom,rubber and coffee plantations interspersed with silver cascades,sculptural rocks,meadows and mist-cloaked hilltops make peerumedu an un forgettable experience