Painavu is a town in Idukki district of Kerala, India.
Places of Interest:
- June - September : Rainy 12-25 degrees
- October - January : Winter 5-20 degrees
- February - March: Summer 15-30 degrees
Situated amidst the Idukki Wild Life Sanctuary, Painavu is also home to several State Government institutions such as Civil Station,Idukki and Government Engineering College,Idukki. The Idukki Dam
and the Cheruthoni
Dam part of the Idukki Hydro Electric project are situated 7 km from Painavu.