Bonacaud

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Bonacaud
Bonakkad
village
Bonacaud is located in Kerala
Bonacaud
Bonacaud
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°45′25″N 77°11′20″E / 8.75694°N 77.18889°E / 8.75694; 77.18889Coordinates: 8°45′25″N 77°11′20″E / 8.75694°N 77.18889°E / 8.75694; 77.18889
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Talukas Nedumangad
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695551
Telephone code 0472
Vehicle registration KL-
Nearest city Thiruvananthapuram

Bonacaud (Kerala state, India) is the base station of the famous peak, Agasthyarkoodam in the Agasthya hills. The Agasthya hill range is famous for its abundance of rare herbs and medicinal plants.

There is a tea estate in Bonacaud, established by Britishers. The hill resort Ponmudi is near to Bonacaud. Bonacaud(natively called Bonakkad) is now used as a base camp for trekking to Agasthyakoodam. It has lots of shooting locations including the forests, waterfalls and tea estates.

It is located at 8°45′25″N 77°11′20″E / 8.75694°N 77.18889°E / 8.75694; 77.18889

View From Bonacaud Hill showing peppara reservoir

The place has the famous Bona Falls a truly enthralling place with a lot of fauna. Vazuvanchola near Bona falls is also famous for its waterfalls

A stream inside the Bonacaud estate

The estate has cardamom, coconut, pepper and tea.

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