The Agatyskoodam trek more of a pilgrimage for some is a restricted trek route. Forest Department issues about 100 passes a day for the three-day trek to the peak. The trekkers have to start the trek from Bonacaud estate near Kallar with a guide from the forest department. The first night is spent at a camp facility set up by the forest department. Trekkers could reach the peak the next day and return to the camp the same day.
A trek of two kms from Kallar, through dense forests, would take one to Meenmutti waterfalls and a further two kms, to the Kombaikani waterfalls. Kallar, famous for round-shaped boulders and pebble, is situated en route to the popular hill station of Ponmudi. Golden Valley another mountain stream is located very close by however to reach Golden Valley one has to travel slightly ahead towards Ponmudi.
Meenmutty Falls located near the Neyyar reservoir area on the way to Ponmudi is 60 km from Trivandrum city. No transportation is available to the falls. The visitor has to trek from ahead of Kallar through dense forests to reach the falls. The Kombaikani waterfalls is also located near Meenmutti. It is 2 km upstream the Meenmutti falls. Kombaikani waterfalls is on the trek path to Agastyakoodam.
Kombaikani Waterfalls is located on the upper reaches of the Neyyar reservoir. This waterfalls is on the trek path to Agastyakoodam. There is a forest rest house near the falls. To visit the falls permission from the forest department is required.
Ecotourism is being promoted in Meenmutty with the locals playing a major role in guiding the tourists. The entry fee to visit the falls is Rs 20 per person.
Ponmudi (The Golden Peak) is a hillstation in Trivandrum. Its located 70 km north-east of Trivandrum city at an altitude of 910 m. Ponmudi is ahead of the start point of the trek to Meenmutty. Golden valley is enroute Ponmudi from Kallar.