Places to Visit in Munnar

Places to Visit

MUNNAR SIGHT SEEING

Bird watching, Munnar, Thekkady

Mattupetty

Mattupetty is well known for its dairy farm, an Indo-Swiss livestock project. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here. The Mattupetty dam and lake, just a short distance from the farm, are surrounded by numerous scenic picnic spots. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala lake are other attractions in the vicinity. Boating facilities are provided on the lake behind the dam. Speed Launch and slow speed motor boats are available on hire.

Pothamedu, Munnar, Thekkady

Pothamedu

Pothamedu 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 walks.

Devikulam

Devikulam

This idyllic hill station near Munar with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is an exhilarating experience. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings is an excellent picnic spot also ideal for trout fishing.

Attukad water falls

Attukad water falls

At the junction in front of the Palivasal tea factory, a narrow rutted road slopes down between tea bushes into a little valley. Drive a little distance down this road and the water falls are visible down below snaking through the rocks. The landscape is composed of a panorama of waterfalls and hills undulating into the distance. The resort will arrange early morning and late afternoon trips on a vehicle or adventurous guests may opt to walk the distance. The area is also ideal for long treks.

Nyayamakad

Nyayamakad

Located between Munnar and Rajamala, Nyayamakad is a land of breathtaking waterfalls. The waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600 meters. The enchanting surroundings makes it an excellent picnic spot and the area also offers numerous trekking routes.

Chithirapuram

Chithirapuram

With its sleepy little cottages, bungalows, old playgrounds and courts, Chithirapuram still exudes an old world charm. Home of the Pallivasal Hydel Power Project, this hill town is also famous for its picturesque tea plantations.

Lock Heart Gap

Lock Heart Gap

This 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.

Rajamala

Rajamala

The natural habitat of the Niligiri tahr, half the world's population of the rare mountain goat or tahr which is fast becoming extinct, is now found here. The Niligiri tahr in Rajamala are now to be found in small herds found in Eravikulam-Rajamala region numbering over 1300.

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park

The 97 sq. km. park is situated in the Devikulam Eravikulam National ParkTaluk and is home to the Nilgiri Tahr. The Anamudi peak (2695 Mts) is located in the southern region of the park. Originally established to protect the Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiri Ibex), the Eravikulam National Park is situated in the Devikulam Taluk of the Idukki District. It was declared as a sanctuary in 1975. Considering the ecological, faunal, floral, geo-morphological and zoological significance, it was declared as a National park in 1978. Composed of rolling grasslands and high level sholas (evergreen forests), the park is breathtakingly beautiful and is easily comparable to the best mountain ranges found anywhere in the world.

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