PLACES TO VISIT

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    Tata Tea Museum

    Tata Tea established a Tea Museum in 2005 which has photographs and machineries, which chronicle the journey of tea in the area. Tata Tea Museum is its official name, but it's also known as Nalluthanni Estate where it is located, or Kannan Devan Hills Plantation (KDHP) Tea Museum. The museum ensures that the legacy of those who worked hard to ensure the tea plantations survived this long is recognised publicly.

    Visitors and tea lovers can see various stages of the tea processing - Crush, tear, curl - and learn about the production of Kerala black tea variants.A demonstration room for tea tasting is another attraction where one would come across different varieties of tea. One can taste some of the most exotic varieties of tea available around the world here. The museum is about 2 kilometres from our Resort. It has steadily turned into a must-visit spot for those who wish to delve into the soul of Munnar.

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    Shrishti & Dare - A TATA Initiative

    Srishti is a welfare center in Munnar which is managed and run by Tata Tea. The projects which define Srishti which are Development Activities in Rehabilitations (DARE), Aranaya, Athulya and Strawberry Preserve Making Unit. It aims at giving a quality life to the families of tea pluckers in Munnar. Srishti also helps in shaping up the future of differently abled children majority of who belong to these families.

    DARE works on rehabilitating mentally and physically challenged children. Athulya is the unit which creates paper from waste items. Athulya runs on ideology on creating "Wealth from Waste". Aranaya means forest. This unit deals with creation of non-toxic, eco-friendly and azo-free dyes and fabrics. Strawbery Preserve making unit is involved in making jams from the fruits readily available in Munnar. They majorly make Strawberry, Plum, Guava and Passion Fruit jam.

    When you visit here, you leave with a satisfaction knowing you've done something good and also with some amazing handmade products. Products that can be purchased at the center include fabrics (that have been dyed with natural colors from trees and roots) like sarees, shawls, dress materials, scarves and more. Paper and paper products like scrap books, gift envelopes, gift boxes, bookmarks, boxes and more.

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    Pothamedu view point

    Located at a distance of 4.5 kms from Munnar, The Pothamedu View Point is located at a distance of 4 kms from our Resort. Surrounded by exquisite majestic beauty in the form of lush greenery and the plantations of coffee, tea and cardamom this point provides a great view of the valleys which surround it.

    For those who love adventure sports, the Pothamedu View Point offers hiking and trekking opportunities. One can also view the Idukki Arch Dam which is situated 60 kms from Pothamedu View Point when sky is clear. A stroll along this magnificent location near Idukki takes approximately twenty minutes and gives a heavenly experience of peacefulness and calmness.

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    Attukad Waterfalls

    Attukad Waterfalls are one of the most captivating tourist's attractions.It is at a distance of 9 kilometers from Munnar and is visible from a distance from the road.Jungle lovers and nature admirers can enjoy Attukad Waterfalls. A walk around the fall will be fruitful due to the lush greenery and jungles. You have to walk through a narrow wooden bridge to reach the waterfall.

    At times it is covered by fog which plays hide and seek with the visitors. Even a gaze or looks around it will sooth your eyes with different kinds of seasonal flowers.The place is also famous for its scenic beauty and trekking through the green forests.

  • Sunset point (Karadipara)

    Karadippara view point is an extraordinary spotfor Sun set view and photo location to catch the excellence of Munnar.

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    There are some park benches for those who prefer to quietly take in the magnificent scenery. This place is surrounded by tea and coffee plantations and rolling hills, It gives a panoramic view of Munnar and the adjacent valleys.

  • Chithirapuram View Point

    Situated 10 km fromMunnar, Chithirapuram view point is a home to palaces, hydroelectric power projects, cottages, tea plantations etc.

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    It is also famous for adventure activities like trekking, hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, boating, parasailing and paragliding. Chithirapuram has old playgrounds and courts, bungalows and sleepy little cottages which all give this place an old world charm.

  • Sengulam Dam Boating

    The accessibility to the Sengulamdam for boating is the best among all other dams in Munnar.The views of the mountains around the Dam is amazing and filled with clouds are a treat to watch. Here we have a Multiple options of peddle boats, speed boats and large boats. During summer months occasionally fishing is also allowed. One can also go for a cycling on the less crowded roads to the nearby villages. It is 16 Km from Munnar town.

  • Kathakali & Martial art (Live Theater Show) Munnar town/ 2nd Mile/ Chithirapuram.

    It is a place that is conserving and depicting the traditional Kerala martial arts(Kalaripayattu) & dance forms for tourists. Where the Kathakali dance show is really more of a traditional Indian theater performance the martial arts show known as "Kalarayipattu" is an action show with sword and knife fights, spectacular jumps and incredible movements as well as a fire and light show. The performers are artists and true athletes and could also perform in a Cirque de Soleil circus show. The exciting one hour show from the beginning to the end will fascinate young and old alike and should not be missed while visiting Munnar.

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    KDFC Flower Garden

    The rose garden of Munnar is also known as Munnar Floriculture center. This garden is taken care by KFDC (Kerala forest development center). This garden is located in Munnar on the national highway 49.

    The garden mainly attracts nature enthusiasts from all over the world to check out the different species of flowers. This garden has about 2-acres of land under its hood. Plants such as vanilla, fruits, cardamom, spices etc. are being cultivated as the climatic conditions are most suitable for it. Due to the presence of such flora, this garden emits wonderful aromas which will refresh your mind. This place is about 3500 feet above the sea level.

  • Photo Point

    This point is located at about 3km from the Munnar city. Due to itsdense tea plantations, woods like silver oaks, small rivulets and rolling hills make this place ideal for photography.One could have a hot cup of tea and shoot photos here! The nearby lake levels up the beauty of this place.

  • Honey Bee Tree

    Honey Bee Tree is an interesting attraction in Munnar. It is a huge tree with lot of honey bee hives hanging from the top of the tree.Since this is on the way to other attractions in Munnar, you don't need to drive very far to see this.

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    Mattupetty Boating

    The Mattupetty Dam is a storage concrete gravity dam, constructed under the Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project in the late 1940, for the purpose of water conservation and power generation. It helps many animals and birds with its constant availability and engage tourists with its splendid surroundings, found nowhere else. The still water of the dam and the nearby tea ground, makes Mattupetty an ideal tourist destination.

    Located approximately 13 km away from Munnar, near to the famous Anamudi Peak, the Mattupetty hill town lies at a height of 1,700 meters. The main attractions of this alluring destination are Mattupetty Dam and Mattupetty Lake, which plays an important role in water conservation and power generation.

    Gifted with so many natural wonders, Mattupetty offers plenty of fascinating sights to the visitors. The Mattupetty Dam and lake are ideal picnic spots for many tourists, visiting Munnar. Therefore, the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Idukki, has made arrangements for the people to enjoy different boating facilities like speed launch, slow speedboat, pedal boat, row boat, and motorboats.

  • Echo point

    Scream as aloud as you can and touch your childhood, wait for a minute and here your echo back.

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    Echo Point is about 15 km from Munnar. It's quite interesting if you have kids with you. They will love it. They can experience this natural phenomenon firsthand.

  • Wild Elephant arrival point

    Lying 22 km from Munnar, you can board an Elephant ride here to explore the wilderness of the region.

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    Here you can experience the joy of riding the biggest mammal - a majestic elephant. It is a fun place for kids as well as adults. The elephants are well trained and comfortable to ride.

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    Kundala lake-Pedal boating

    Kundala is about 20 km from Munnar on the way to Top Station, a picturesque place. It is at a height of 1700 meters above sea level. In Kundala, cherry blossoms flower twice a year. The famous Neela Kurinji flowers which bloom once in twelve years, bloom in the hills and valleys around Kundala lake.

    There is an artificial dam in Kundala which is another major attraction as it is Asia's first Arch dam. The boating experience at this dam is a wonderful experience. Boating facilities namely pedal boats, Kashmiri shikkara boats and row boats are available on rent to make your trip more enjoyable. A Golf Course is also located here which belongs to Tata Tea Ltd. Aruvikkad Waterfall is also situated nearby Kundala. The Sethuparvathi dam built in 1946 as a part of Pallivasal hydroelectric project is a sight to behold.

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    Top station (old ropeway station & valley view)

    Top Station was a transshipment point for delivery of tea from Munnar to Bodinayakkanur. Top Station derived its name from it being the upper terminus of the Kottagudi Aerial Ropeway. It was also the location of the terminal railway station on the Kundala Valley Railway, built in 1902 between Munnar, Kundala and this low point in the crest of the hills above steep cliffs. A monorail goods carriage system was initially installed along this cart route. In 1908 the monorail was replaced by a 24 inch gauge railway. Kundalai is 12 kilometers (7.5 mi) west from Top Station on the way from Munnar station. Some remains of Kundala Valley Railway can be seen at the Munnar Tea Museum.

    Tea chests arriving at Top Station from the Kundalai Valley were transported by a ropeway from Top Station 5 km downhill to the south to Kurangani, Tamil Nadu. The tea was then shipped 15 km by cart to Bodinayakkanur, then by rail to other places in India and by ship to England. Remains of the ropeway station at Top Station are still visible. The elevation at the top of the Bodi ropeway was1,911 meters (6,270 ft.).

  • EXPLORE MUNNAR NATURE TOUR

  • Nyayamkadu Waterfall

    Nyayamkadu Waterfalls of Munnar is highest cascading falls in Kerala. It is located about 6 km from Munnar town on the way to Rajamalai.The enchanting surroundings makes it's an excellent picnic spot and trekking point. The water cascade at Nyayamkadu runs down from a hill with a height of 1600 m and fall to a pool, which is great place to spend some time.Gravel Banks, a delightful trout fishing site, is tucked away in a remote corner of Nyayamakad Estate.

  • Eravikulam National Park

    The Eravikulam National Park covers 97 square kilometer area along the famous Western Ghats. Munnar wildlife division and the Forest and wildlife division of Keralarun it. The park is a heritage site. The Eravikulam national park's terrain includes hill plateau, grasslands, sholas, mountain peak, perennial streams that merge with Periyar River or Pamba River, waterfalls and others.

    It is Kerala's first national park. This park is famous for its collection of Tahr. NilgiriTahr is a goat like species that is endangered. One can easily spot Tahr in this park. Some rare animals and endangered species of butterflies can be spotted here. The park is also famous for great view of tea plantation, rolling hills and Neelakurunji.

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    Lakkam Water Falls

    Located at a distance of just 25 km from Munnar, Lakkom Waterfalls is placed on the way to Udumalaipettai from Munnar (NH 17). This tiny waterfall is a part of the Eravikulam stream in the Eravikulam National Park. This waterfall is one of the prime tributaries of River Pampar. One can also enjoy swimming here. This beautiful waterfall is enveloped by lush tea gardens and lush rolling hills, forming a lovely sight.

    Lakkom or Lakkam waterfall is just a short walk away from the main road and is easily accessible by people of all age groups. The water from the fall gushes down gently forming a number of shallow spaces, ideal for taking a dip or just sitting while the feet are immersed in them.

    Eravikulam plateau is the originating point of this water stream and only the bottom of the fall is accessible.

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    Marayoor sandal wood Forests & Terrace Farming

    Marayoor, located forty km from Munnar, is a rain shadow village lying in the eastern side of the Western Ghats and is bordered by the neighbouring state Tamil Nadu. Marayoor is the only place in Kerala with a natural growth of sandalwood trees.

    Sandalwood, the famous aromatic wood is yielded by the family of trees belonging to the genus Santalum. This particular wood which is heavy, fine-grained and yellow in color, retains its fragrance for decades. The sandalwood fragrance is very distinctive and is used in countless applications including utility and decoration. Sandalwood has been valued and treasured for many years for its fragrance, carving, medicinal and religious qualities.

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    Muniyara Caves (dollmens)

    The tourists trek through the area of Muniyara to reach 15 different types of Dolmens, which belongs to the Neolithic Age, i.e. between 3000 BC and 14000 BC. Some of the dolmens here even belong to the Iron Age, which is proven by the smoothed rocky stone slabs that can only be done with iron tools. These aboveground structures are very unique as they are made of stones that are vertically laid on the ground and covered with one single stone on the top.

    Dolmenoids are actually the burial chambers made of four stones placed on edges and covered by a large stone slab, also known as 'cap stone' from the top. Several sharp edge stones are used in these to cover the burial from all the sides. These burials often contain more than one chamber to rest the bodies of multiple persons at one place. These prehistoric structures are bound to fascinate every visitor, who wants to peep into the century-old history.

  • Thoovanam waterfall

    Thoovanam Waterfall is located within the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, which is surrounded by abundant natural beautyand also a popular trekking trail in Munnar.This cascading falls is a wonderful place to enjoy the nature, dip & swim in the crystal clear water of Pambar River.This is a moderate level trek through dense forest amidst serene environment. The trek to the falls also provide a great opportunity for animal sighting.

  • Chinnar wild life Sanctuary

    Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, is located 18 km north of Marayoor on SH 17 in the Marayoor and KanthalloorPanchayats of DevikulamTaluk in the Idukki district of Kerala state in South India.

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    Lock Heart view point

    The picturesque serene view and the salubrious climate makes for an amazing trek both short and long. The Lockhart Gap looks much prettier during the evenings when the clouds hang low. The mountains looks like it has been covered by a blanket with a hue of colours playing up the scenery in the backdrop.

    It is a photographer's paradise . Professional photographers flock this area to capture the beautiful images of the Western Ghats. You can get images loaded with lush green valleys, vast grasslands, rolling hills and more.

    A historic Malayil (upon the mountain) Kallan (Thief) Guha (Cave) is also nearby for you to explore, which has an interesting story attached to it. They say a thief used to live in this cave and loot the travelers passing by. Some movies have also been shot at this location.

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    Lock Heart Tea factory visit

    The Lockhart Tea Museum was originally constructed in 1936. It is situated 9 km from Munnar on the Thekkady Road. The museum was made accessible to the public on 22 January 2014.

    The museum is part of the Lockhart Estate, which is one of the earliest tea plantations in High Range (Munnar), established by Baron John Von Rosenberg and his son, Baron George Otto Von Rosenbergin 1879. Initially they planted cinchona then coffee and afterwards tea.

    The factory and museum are located on the slopes of Chokarmudy, one of South India's highest peaks, from which the entire valley of Lockhart can be seen.

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    Anayirankal Dam boating

    Near the town of Munnar is Chinnakanal and the waterfalls here, popularly known as Power House Waterfalls, cascade down a steep rock 2000 m above sea level. The spot is enriched with the scenic view of the Western Ghat ranges. When you have traveled about seven kilometers from Chinnakanal, you reach Anayirangal. Anayirangal, 22 km from Munnar, is a lush green carpet of tea plants. A trip on the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience. The Anayirangal dam is surrounded by tea plantations and evergreen forests.

  • Chinnakkanal Waterfall

    Located just 17 km away from Munnar, as it holds a unique charm which other waterfalls do not have.

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    Here the water pours down from a height of over 800m, forming snow-white fall that splashes on rocks and hillocks.

    The most important attraction of this waterfall is that it is set amidst the green tea plantations which sprawl over to many acres of land. Misty hill tops, mountains, streams with cool chilly water etc. are also attractions.Chinnakanal is one of the impeccable places to visit in Munnar for a memorable experience.

  • Resort Village View

    Resort village view in Munnar provides you with the true flavors of this place. Explore the unseen-unheard

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    story of the people here who have been living in this slice of paradise for ages.

    Walk through the tiny hamlets that are as beautiful as you could have imagined. Witness the simple life of the people here, who are happily living in solitude away from the humdrums of the city life. Visit the local plantation and fields and view local people undertaking their daily chores happily in the serene environs of Munnar. This riveting experience that will provide you with some lovely memories to cherish for a lifetime.

  • Letchmi Estate

    Letchmi Estate is situated in the south-west part of the beautiful Kannan Devan Hills.

  • Viripara view point

    Nice tea valley view from Lekshmin tea garden and also its one of the best places to spot some endemic birds of this part of Western Ghats.

  • Viripara waterfall - swimming & bathing

    The Viripara Waterfalls within the Kallar River is a very interesting spot many of the guests love to visit.This water fall is the best for bathing in Munnar. The waterfall is just 15 kilometers from Munnar town and is an ideal place to spend half a day. The waterfall is close to the Letchmi Estate Tea Plantations.This water Fall will be an ideal place for you and your family to spent some quality time and get your mind and soul refreshed. The facility for swimmimg&bathing also available in the downside of the waterfall which is very interesting to the visitors.

  • Kalllar waterfalls

    KallarMunnar water fall is at 20Km away from the Munnar town on the way to Kochi in NH 49,

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    Located between Adimaly and Munnar. It is one of the most attractive destination, which you should not miss while planning a trip to Munnar. KallarMunnar water fall offers the beauty of water falling from the top of the rocks.

    KallarMunnar water fall which is the beautiful waterfall in the area is surrounded with lush green forest, streams with cool chilly water, etc. are also attractions. A charming picnic spot for the tourists, in Munnar attracts hundreds of tourists every day. The Kallar-Pallivasal Hydro Electric project, the upcoming project by Kerala State Electricity Board is here. The famous Ayyappa Temple is situated very near to Kallar water fall.

  • Spices Garden Visit & Elephant Ride

    Kerala history is closely linked with its commerce, which in turn was wholly dependant until recent times on

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    its spice trade. Kerala was known for its spices and traders travelled here to trade and to gain control over this rich land.

    It is believed that the spice trade dates back to three thousand years. Pepper still remains the king of Kerala's spices, but the state also rich in cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and turmeric. As in the past, the state continues to be the spice capital of the world.

    Over twelve varieties of spices including ginger, garlic, cardamom, vannilla, pepper, cinnamon, coffee, tea, clove and nutmeg is cultivated in Munnar and its neighbouring villages.

  • S N Puram Waterfall

    Sreenarayanapuram Ripple Water Falls is one of the beautiful cascade waterfall located 20 km away from Munnar. What makes Sreenarayanapuram special are the five glorious waterfalls. The Ripples Waterfalls is perennial and even during the summer season, it is a visual feast.

  • Hanging Bridge

    The secenic beauty of this spot is amazing and provides a great experience to the tourists from different places.

  • Ponmudi Dam

    The Ponmudi Dam, in the Idukki district, State of Kerala, India, is a hydroelectric project constructed across the Panniar River, a tributary of the Periyar River which is the longest river in Kerala.The reservoir of Ponmudi Dam would come into view like a picture drawn by a school student. Another attraction of the place is the beauty of the sunset.In the evening, the view from above the dam is indescribable.

  • EXPERIENCE MUNNAR TOUR

  • Half Day Options

    Mountain Hiking (Letchmi Hills, ChokraMudiPothamedu)

    Sun rise Tour & Hiking (Letchmi Hills, ChokraMudiPothamedu)

    Mountain Hiking (Letchmi Tea Plantations with viripara waterfalls)

    Bird watching Tour (Pothamedu)

  • Full Day Options

    Top station & Ellapetty Hiking (7-8 Hours, 36 Km.)

    Kolukkumalai Tea factory visit, Jeep safari & Hiking

    Anakkulam Jeep Safari with Tribal village visit (Wild Elephant village)

    Chinnar wild life sanctuary, Jungle walk, tribal village visit, sugar cane farms

    Chokramudi Hiking, Anayirangal Dam & Boating, Muttukadudollmens

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    Meeshapulimalai Hiking

    The beauty of Meesapulimala has to be enjoyed through trekking. The 8 kilometer long trek from the Rhodo valley, 15 kilometers from Munnar town, offers the trekkers breathtaking views of the grasslands, rainforests and wildlife present at the high altitude. Rhodovalley is named thus due to the red rhododendron trees, which bloom here.

    The Meesapulimala Peak is called so because it resembles a tiger's face. "Meesa," means mustache, "puli," means tiger and "mala," means hill.

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    Subramanya Temple

    There is nothing more magical than the sight of a temple set amidst nature's bounty. The Subramanya temple is one such temple, it instills a feeling of deep peace and contentment. The Subramanya temple is on a small hill near Munnar in the enchanting Idukki district of Kerala. The temple is dedicated to one of the most popular Hindu deities in South India, Subramanya or Kartik, the son of Shiva and Parvathi. The temple itself has a fascinating history. It was originally in the care of the Muthuvan tribe who maintained and worshipped the deity. The Muthuvan tribe is a close-knit tribal community who even today are reluctant to interact with the outside world and are concentrated in a small region of the Idukki district where they cultivate bananas and tapioca. Over a period of time, the temple was abandoned and fell derelict. The members of the royal Travancore family saw the dilapidated and abandoned temple and had it renovated, and the temple resumed operations. Today the temple resonates with the mystical chants of prayers to the deity as formal worship is conducted thrice in a day. Worship takes place in the morning, afternoon and finally in the evening.

Carmelagiri
Elephant Park

Experience the thrill and exhilaration of an elephant ride at the Carmelagiri Elephant Park. Sit atop a majestic elephant and traverse the spectacular jungle countryside that surrounds Munnar. Learn about the many talents of the elephant and watch as they perform impressive displays. Carmelagiri Elephant Park is an ideal place for family & friends fun and is a great way to get close to these amiable herbivorous giants.

In addition to the adventurous ride, you'll have the chance to observe the multiple talents of the park's elephants. See demonstrations of commands, communication and timber pulling. Watch as the park rangers bathe the elephants and as the animals shower themselves with water using their trunks, then dry off with sand. Those who want to do so can also participate in feeding the elephants.

  • Cowboy Park

    The Cowboy Park is a joint venture between Fun Factory Group and Kerala Hydel Tourism center

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    a subsidiary of kerala State Electricity Board. It is located on the banks of Madupetty dam which is another reason to be here.

    Cowboy Park awaits here with world class games and rides for children and youth of all ages. Inside the park, you have enough space for parking too. An excellent restaurant serving yummy delicacies is an added advantage.

    Cowboy Park started in September of 2016 in the midst of sun moon valley. The Fresh air and some adventure games make Cowboy Park as a destination to refresh your soul.

  • Idly Hill View Point

    There are several big and small tea estates around Munnar. Most are not fenced and one is free to stroll through.

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    Many of the estates allow visitors in to their Tea Factory which is an experience in itslef.

    The best known of the Munnar Tourism poster is of the estate at Chokkanad, popularly called the Idly Hills because of the moundy idly shaped elevations. For dramatic scenery, the tea estates along the MunnarMarayur road score high (Gundumallay / Tallayar). For high altitude it has to be Kolukumalai and Top Station. But every tea estate has its own unique charm.

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    Mattupetty Dam

    The Mattupetty Dam is a storage concrete gravity dam, constructed under the Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project in the late 1940, for the purpose of water conservation and power generation. It helps many animals and birds with its constant availability and engage tourists with its splendid surroundings, found nowhere else. The still water of the dam and the nearby tea ground, makes Mattupetty an ideal tourist destination.

    Located approximately 13 km away from Munnar, near to the famous Anamudi Peak, the Mattupetty hill town lies at a height of 1,700 meters. The main attractions of this alluring destination are Mattupetty Dam and Mattupetty lake, which plays an important role in water conservation and power generation.

    Gifted with so many natural wonders, Mattupetty offers plenty of fascinating sights to the visitors. The Mattupetty Dam and lake are ideal picnic spots for many tourists, visiting Munnar. Therefore, the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Idukki, has made arrangements for the people to enjoy different boating facilities like speed launch, slow speedboat, pedal boat, row boat, and motorboats.

  • Devikulam Sree Ayyappan Temple

    Travel 6 kms from Munnar towards Thekkady to visit Devi Kullam also known as Sita Devi thadakam . Legend has it that Hindu Goddess Sita, wife of Lord Rama, took bath in this thermal water spring, when they were both living in exile. Hence making this spot a holy pilgrimage place. The mineral waters in this lake is said to have therapeutic properties.

    The thick canopy of greenery and the high cliffs at Devikulam make it an ideal location for adventure activities like hiking and mountaineering. As for the natural vegetation of this region, it consists of tea plantations; slim red, blue and yellow gum trees.

    Devikulam tops the list of the most visited tourist locations in Kerala. For those wishing other fun activities this lake offers them the opportunity of Trout fishing also.

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    Chokramudi Peak Trekking

    Chokramudi Peak is one of the highest peaks of Munnar. Situated at an altitude of around 7,200 ft, it stands isolated from other hill ranges, a sight hard to miss if you're at Munnar. This peak gives the most spectacular view of the tea plantations, Idukki Dam and the Anamudi Peak.

    The Chokramudi Peak actually lies in the Eravikulam National Park so the Forest Department will have some formalities to be fulfilled before starting the trek. Since it is located in a national park, the hill is filled with lush evergreen Shola forest, and the park is home to one of the largest number of animals such as NilgiriTahrs, Gaurs and Asian Elephant.

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    Cheeyappara Waterfalls

    Cheeyappara Waterfalls are one among the many waterfalls of Munnar, which is located at a distance of about 38 km from the town centre. This waterfall is situated in between Adimali and Neriamangalam, adjacent to Munnar to Kochi Highway (NH 49). Cheeyappara Waterfalls are considered among the best waterfalls in the State of Kerala. It runs down from a rocky slope in seven steps.

    It's in the vicinity of 2 acres of evergreen forests which are situated atop a huge rock. It often becomes base camp for trekkers and for the ones who go on nature walks in to these forests. The rock, which is more than 500 acres, is a favourite spot of mountaineers.

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    Anamudi Peak

    The Anamudi Peak, which stands tall in the Eravikulam National Park, is the pride of Kerala. It is the highest mountain peak in India outside the great Himalayan Mountain Ranges, loaded with rich flora and fauna. It is also a home to the largest surviving populations of Asian Elephants, endangered Gaurs, exotic NilgiriLangurs, and lion tailed macaque. The Anamudi Peak is a paradise in the wild, which is covered with evergreen forests with some very beautiful rivers flowing inside the jungle. Tourists take a trek to the top of the mountain and enjoy the sight of beautiful rivers flowing into the east like Vaigai and Thamirabarani, and the Periyar River.

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    Neelakurinji (The flower of the Blue Mountains)

    Kerala is blessed with many natural spectacles and among them is a unique canvas that gets unveiled every twelve years in God's Own Country.The phenomenon of once in twelve years occurring on the fabled hills of Munnar is attributed to the blooming of Neelakurinji or passionately called by botanists as 'Strobilantheskunthianum'. The purple-blue neelakurinji is in bloom again in parts of the hilly grasslands of Munnar.

  • Escape Road

    During World War II, British built an escape route which extends from Berijam Lake to Pambadam Shola Park which is now famously known as the Escape Road. This road which could initially take bullock carts was later refurbished as a motor vehicle accessible road. This road has a lot of historical value as via this road the British could escape to the port city of Kochi from where they took off on ships to escape the brutalities of war.

  • Rajamalai

    Unbelievable beauty and divine perfection .Rajamala, part of Eravikulam national park, is located at about 15 kms from Munnar. This region is the natural habitat of the NilgiriTahr(Hemitragashylocres). It was converted to a national park to provide a safe sanctuary for the already endangered species of NilgiriTahr.

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