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Munnar
is one of the most popular hill resorts of South India. In the vicinity of Munnar, there are several places of interest to the serious researcher, genuine naturalist and the wandering tourist.
 
Mattupetty (13 Kms from Munnar)

 


The Indo-Swiss project, taking care of over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle is one of the largest of such ventures in India. The visitors are allowed into 3 of the 11 cattle sheds in the farm. The Mattupetty Lake and dam nearby is a popular picnic spot. The boating facilities, including speed launch and motorboats provided by the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) and the sight of the sprawling tea plantations, besides the farm, make this place a must-see destination to the Munnar tourist. A beautiful garden with over 250 varieties of roses, 64 varieties of dianthus, innumerable dahlias etc, is an added attraction.

Visit Time: 0700 - 1100 hrs and 1400 - 1530 hrs.
Rate: Rs. 10/- per head. ( liable to change)
Speed Boating  : Rs.350 For 20Minutes

Echo Point (15 Kms from Munnar)
 


Echo Point
(15 km from Munnar): On the way to top station from Munnar is a small lake set amidst rolling hills. Every loud call made from a spot on the lake embankment is returned manifold by the echo from the surrounding hills. Young tourists throng to this place to listen to the echoes of their friendship calls.

 
Kundala (28 kms from Munnar):
 


The Sethuparvathy Dam constructed in 1946 as a part of Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project is a ravishing sight. The tranquility of the place will never fade from the memory of the tourists to this spot. Cherry blossoms which appear twice a year and kurinji flowers which bloom once in twelve years colour dreams even years after you leave the place. Pedal boats and Kashmir shikaras are made available to the tourists to make the memories of their visit everlasting.

Top Station (32 km from Munnar)
 


The sight of Tamilnadu state spread before you on the east and the distant sight of the Arabian sea on the west will remain etched in your memory once you stand at this point which is the highest on the Munnar-Kodaikanal road.

THEKKADY DIRECTION
Power House Waterfalls (17 kms from Munnar)
 


There is a lovely waterfalls, which emanates from the legendary 'Sita Devi Kulam' near Devikulam, believed to have been the bathing place of 'Sita' wife of 'Rama' of Ramayana (the epic story that works even now as the cultural unifying foundation of several nationalities in South-east Asia). The visitors to the waterfalls believe that the medicinal and curing powers of the water will act as a natural massage and have curing properties.

Lock Heart Gap (13 km from Munnar)
 


The panoramic view of Bison valley and other sleepy little villages thousands of feet below, wrapped in mist most of the time, on one side and steep rocky slopes with abundant wild flowers on the other side make this stretch of Kochi-Madurai National Highway an unforgettable experience.

Anayirankal (27 kms from Munnar)
 

Sprawling tea gardens surrounded by evergreen forests on the slopes of high mountain ranges make the Anayirankal Lake and Dam a very popular picnic spot. Herds of elephants often visit the lake to quench their thirst giving the visitors a rare opportunity of seeing elephants in open place from safe vantage points.

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COCHIN DIRECTION
Pothamedu (6 kms from Munnar)
 

These hills, covered with 'patha grass' are breathtakingly beautiful and most suited for trekking and rock climbing. The vast tea gardens, coffee plantations and cardamom planted woodlands unfold before the climber a soul-filling sight he will never forget.

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Pallivasal (8 kms from Munnar)
 


The unparalleled beauty of nature and the astonishing heights of human achievements meet at the sight of the first hydro electric project of Kerala. A visit to this place will satiate the body and the mind and will be etched in the mind forever.

Attukal Waterfalls (9 kms from Munnar)
 

On the way from Munnar to Pallivasal, nestling amidst the misty mountains, is Attukad, an ideal place for long treks. Cascading waterfalls, rolling hills and wooded valleys enchant you and refuse to leave your memory for years to come

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Chithirapuram (10 kms from Munnar)
 

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The middle ages charm of cottages bungalows and courts with the greenery all around captivate the visitor. Pallivasal Hydel-Power Project and scenic tea plantations are the crowd-pullers.

TREKKING AREA IN MUNNAR
Rajamala - Eravikulam - ( 9 KM from Munnar)
 


The Nilgiri tahr, a very rare type of mountain goat (Hemitragas bylocres), on the verge of extinction. Half the world population of this rare goat is seen in and around Rajamala. The kurinji flowers blooming once in twelve years abound here. The combination of these two rare sights will make any visitor come again and again to this place.

Visiting Time: 0700 - 1800 hrs.
Visitors are not allowed during the monsoon.
Entry Pass: Rs. 35 for adults, Rs. 200 for foreigners.( liable to change)
Permitting Authority : Wild Life DFO, Munnar.
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Lakkam ( 21 kms from Munnar)
 


Lakkam is a small Water fall on the way to Rajamala from Munnar. This is a popular picnic spot with perennial waterfalls and refreshing greenery.

Marayoor Sandal Wood Forest ( 42 kms from Munnar )
 


The relics and remnants of a new stone-age culture (caves, paintings and underground tunnels) and places connected with the legendary wanderings of 'Rama and Sita' (Ramayana) and the 'Pandavas' (the Mahabharata) make this place important historically archaeologically. The largest concentration of high-quality natural sandal wood trees and a sandal wood factory are the present day attractions.

Chinnar Wild Life (60 KM from Munnar)
 


Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary , is located 18 km north of Marayoor on SH 17 in the Marayoor and Kanthalloor Panchayats of Devikulam Taluk in the Idukki district of Kerala state in South India. It is one of twelve Wildlife Sanctuaries among the Protected areas of Kerala.
It is under the jurisdiction of and contiguous with Eravikulam National Park to the south. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary is to the north and Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanctuary is to the east. It forms an integral part of the 1,187 km (458 sq mi) block of protected forests straddling the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border in the Annamalai Hills.The Western Ghats, Anamalai Sub-Cluster, including all of Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site.

 
 
 
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