Munnar is the gem of God’s own country – Kerala which is South India’s largest tea- growing region and this land is always a picturesque piece of land as it is always fresh and welcoming. This place is to escape from reality and to take a break from the daily routine and escape from the hustle and bustle of city life where you can wander a lot and have a pleasant sight and so Munnar is so much more than a weekend gateway for someone.
Mattupetty Dam is in the hills of Munnar which is very near to Anamudi where the hill station at a height of 1700m and Matupetty is situated 13Km away from Munnar. The main attraction in Mattupetty is the lake and dam which is the most attractive and astonishing. Water sports activities like speed boating is organized by the Idukki council so all the tourist can enjoy the natural surroundings of the beautiful dam.
Eravikulam National Park is located 15km away from the Munnar and it spread over an area of 97 Sq. Km where it is one of the most important tourist destination in Kerala. The beautiful surrounding is breathtaking and the national park is amazing and a must visit place. The national park is divided into three areas – the core area, the buffer area and the tourism area. In which, the Rajamalai is known to be the tourism area of the park. Here, the tourists are allowed to travel deep into the forest to explore the hidden beauty of the environment around. The park has a rare collection of varieties of trees and shrubs.
Devi Kulam Hill station filed with rich flora and fauna with a cool mountain air is a must experience place. This small hill station is 5 Km away from Munnar and it lies 1800 Meters above the sea level. The dense green tea plantation and the scenic beauty of the place would attract the tourists and not disappoint.
The Raja Mala hill station near Munnar is located 15 Km away from Munnar and it is 2659 Meters above the sea level. Half the world’s population of the rare mountain goat which is one of the extinct species, is now found here.The Nilgiritahr in Rajamala are now to be found in small herds found in this region.
Nyayamakad waterfalls is a very exotic place and adored many tourists. This place is situated in the middle of Munnar and Raja Mala and it is surrounded with the valleys filled with lush green tea plantations and sandalwoods. This place offers an exciting trekking experience to the visitors and it is also known to be the Delightful trout fishing Site. Nyayamakad Waterfalls is a perfect destination for both adventure and peace lovers as they can experience and enjoy the surroundings of the beautiful waterfall.
This hill town is famous for tea plantations where it is located 13Km away from Munnar. With its sleepy little cottages, bungalows, old playgrounds and courts, Chithirapuram still exudes an old world charm.