Munnar Travel Guide
Munnar Travel Guide
is situated at a distance of 70 km from Idukki is 1600 meter above the sea level.
This hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government
in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes
and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Munnar is situated at
the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala.
Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji.
This flower which bathes the hills in blue every twelve years, will bloom next
in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which
towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.
Places of Interest:
is located 6 km from Munnar and offers an excellent view of
the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills, the lush
mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain
is located (7 km from Munnar) is idyllic hill station with
its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is a rare
experience. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings
is a good picnic spot. The lake is also ideal for trout fishing.
is 8 km from Munnar is the venue of the first Hydro Electric
Project in Kerala and a place of immense scenic beauty.
is 9 km from Munnar is a panorama of waterfalls and rolling hills,
Attukal, located between Munnar and Pallivasal, is a feast for the eyes. The
place is also ideal for long treks.
is 10 km from Munnar is located between Munnar and Rajamala,
Nyayamakad is a land of breathtaking waterfalls. The waters cascade down a hill
from a height of about 1600 metres. The enchanting surroundings makes an excellent
picnic spot and trekking point.
, 10 km from Munnar is known for sleepy little cottages,
bungalows, old playgrounds and courts, Chithirapuram still exudes an old world
charm. Home of the Pallyvasal Hydel Power Project, this hill town is also famous
for its picturesque tea plantations.
located 13 km from Munnar is situated at a height of 1700
m, Mattupetty is known for its highly specialised dairy farm - the Indo Swiss
Livestock Project. Over a 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here.
The Mattupetty lake and dam
, just a short distance from the farm, is
a very beautiful picnic spot. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the
Kundala Lake are other attractions in the vicinity. DTPC Idukki provides boating
facilities on the Mattupetty Dam. Speed launch, slow speedboat and motorboats
are available on hire.
Lock Heart Gap
is an ideal place for adventure tourism and trekking.
The fresh mountain air, the mist-clad hills and panoramic view make it worthy
of a visit.
, 15 km from Munnar, this scenic place gets its name from
the natural echo phenomenon here. Echo Point is on the way to Top Station from
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