Parnunthumpara is a small vilage of Idukki located between Peermade and Thekkadi.It is located 8 kms apart from Peermade and 25 kms from Thekkadi. It lies on 3kms from National Highway 220.It is one of the upcoming Tourist place of Kerala.Many tourists are attracted to here just because of its cool atmosphere and natural beauty.It is one of the best place to escape from noise of cities and towns, and for enjoying silence atmosphere. Tourism department are trying to develop Parunthumpara because it is placed between the famous the famous tourist places Kumarakam and Thekkadi. Not yet it declared as tourist place of Idukki officially, but it is having all the features as like other tourist place of Idukki.It is place blessed with natural beauty.
We can see Sabarimala from here ,if the sky is so clear. At makarajyothy many Ayyapa's are visiting here .It is very vast so that we can see rows of hills around it. Here One of the rock having similarities to the Head of famous poet Rabindranath Tagore, so the rock is also known as Tagore Rock. Most of the main scenes of the movie Bhramaram were shooted at Parunthumpara.