Long time ago, these hills were evergreen forests, scattered with very few tribal hamlets of Mala Aryans who lived a very simple life worshiping their primordial gods and nature. The fear of nature,their god never allowed them to over exploit the nat
The land around Peermade, the valleys were under the control several kings who fought among themselves frequently.The height of the western ghats and the dense forests was a barrier for the soldiers to reach the hill tops.
One of the first missionaries sent to Peermade by church was Henry Baker Senior who was transferred from Tanjore to Kottayam in 1819. Henry Baker played a very important role in the development of the Travancore and Cardamom Hills until his death in
The barren hills can be reached easily from Kuttikkanam, just follow the route seen ascending the hill behind the town along the road to Kumily for one Kilometer.This road is actually a shortcut to Peermade along the brim of the hill.