Munnar is one of the major highlighted hill stations in South India. It is nestled in Western Ghats at an altitude of 6000 ft and is located in Idukki district of Kerala. Large tea plantations, forests, hill ranges, valleys and wildlife makes anyone fall in love with this place. I am going to share 13 places that you should visit or try to when you are in Munnar. And if you already visited Munnar recently, then I hope these will make you want to do another trip very soon!
Mattupetty dam and its reservoir is situated 13 km away from Munnar. This tangible seriousness dam is built between the hill ranges and it is worn mainly for water storage for hydroelectric projects.
Mattupetty is as well famous for the Indo-Swiss Farm. This is a extremely particular dairy farm which comes under Indo-Swiss Livestock Project. Many of high quality cattle are reared here and new ieties are methodically urbanized.
Kundala Lake is a non-natural reservoir of a minor arch shaped dam huddled between the mountain ranges. It is about a 20 km drive from Munnar. There is also boating facility there to enjoy
It is approx 40 km from Munnar and it is 1,880 meters above sea level. The panoramic view of the Western Ghats and the valley of Theni from Top station is merely magnificent.
Echo Point is about 15 km from Munnar. One must went there and scream as loud as you can and wait for a minute and you can hear your echo back.
Rajamala, part of Eravikulam national park, is situated at about 15 kms from Munnar. This region is the natural habitat of the Nilgiri Tahr Hemitragas hylocres.
This famous tea museum is first of its kind in India. It is located at KDHP’s Nullatanni estate in Munnar. The vision of this museum is to publicize the growth of more-than-a-century-old tea plantations in this region.
This is located at around 42 kms north of Munnar through the Udumalppetta route. Marayoor is popular of the natural sandalwood forest. Stone age paintings, rock edicts and dolmens establish there vouch for this rich heritage.
These are the scenic waterfalls located between Munnar and Pallivasal just 9 km away from Munnar. But these waterfalls will be in its bursting magnificence only after the monsoon.
Blossom International Park is concerning 3 km away from Munnar town and it occupied over 16 acres. It is a calm place to enjoy and relaxing nature walk admiring flowers and surrounding green hillside. The park offer many activities for tourists like boating, cycling, roller skating etc.