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Munnar Tourist Places

Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam (Madupetty Dam), near Munnar in Idukki District, is a storage Concrete Gravity dam built in the mountains of Kerala, India to conserve water for hydroelectricity. It has been a vital source of power yielding along with other such dams, huge revenue to the states. The large amount of perennially available water allows wild animals and birds to flourish. However salinity caused by irrigation and water-logging are of concern to environmentalists. Munnar is located near the confluence of the mountain streams of Muthirappuzha River, Chanduvarai River and Kundale River.

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park is a 97 km2 national park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala in India. Situated between 10º05’N and 10º20′ north, and 77º0′ and 77º10′ east, it is the first national park in Kerala. Eravikulam National Park is administered by the Kerala Department of Forests and Wildlife, Munnar Wildlife Division. Eravikulam National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main body of the park consists of a high rolling hill plateau with a base elevation of about 2,000 m. The terrain consists of high altitude grasslands interspersed with sholas. Anamudi, 2,695 meters, the highest peak in India south of the Himalayas is inside this park. Many perennial streams criss-cross the park. They merge to form tributaries of the Periyar river in the west and of the Cauvery River in the east. Lakkom Water falls is in this region.

Nayamakad

10 kms from Munnar is a picturesque spot with many captivating waterfalls in its environs.

Power House Waterfalls

18 km from Munnar and on the way to Thekkady, gushes down a steep cliff 2000 m high. It is an ideal place to take a break on the way to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Attukad Waterfall

Multiple waterfalls cascading amid rolling hills, surrounded by hiking trails & panoramic views.

Carmelagiri Elephant Park

Tourist attraction where guests can take short elephant rides down a path surrounded by trees.

Fun Forest

Scenic adventure park with many activities including ziplining & an obstacle course.

Hydel Park

Lush, expansive park known for its nature trails, bird-watching & scenic lookout points.

Munnar Tea Museum

The Munnar Tea Museum is an industry and history museum situated in Munnar, a town in the Idukki district of Kerala in South India. Tata Tea Museum is its official name, but it’s also known as Nalluthanni Estate where it is located, or Kannan Devan Tea Museum.

Anamudi

Anamudi or Anai Mudi is a mountain located in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and South India, at an elevation of 2,695 metres (8,842 ft), and a topographic prominence of 2,479 metres (8,133 ft). The name Anamudi literally translates to “elephant’s forehead,” a reference to the resemblance of the mountain to an elephant’s head. The first recorded ascent of Anamudi was by General Douglas Hamilton of the Madras Army on May 4, 1862,but it is likely that there had been earlier ascents by local people. Hence it is known as “Everest of South India”.

Indo Swiss Dairy Farm:

Is a little ahead Mattupetty lake, where you can see more than 100 varieties of cattle. It has a beautiful rose garden that you could visit as well. Close by is the Echo Point, which offers you a panoramic view and the thrill of hearing your voice echo.

Potheamedu

6 kms from Munnar, has some fine plantations of tea, coffee and cardamom. It also offers a great opportunity for trekking.

Devikulam

Devikulam is another hill station 7 kms from Munnar, landscaped with interesting forests and tea plantations. It is also has a lake where you could fish for some trout for your picnic.

Chithirapuram

Chithirapuram is a quaint town 10kms from Munnar, filled with pretty cottages, bungalows and tea plantations; it’s a place that can charm you.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is 60 kms from Munnar and spread out over an area of 90,422 sq kms. It is a landscape of thorny scrub and deciduous forests, wet grasslands and rocky expanses. It is home to the endangered giant grizzled squirrel as well as other animals like elephants, spotted deer, sambhar, etc.

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