breathtakingly beautiful - a
haven of peace
and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country.
Set at an altitude of 1980 from sea level located in Idukki district,
was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the
days. Unending expanse of tea plantations - The misty mountains and
the whispering wilds and the refreshing drizzles are a tourists'
at any time of the year. The mountain slopes are a nicely laden green
of evergreen tea plantations interspaced by murmuring jungle streams,
roads and Pathways.
misty nights and the sound of silence of this high altitude mountains
valleys blessed with mother nature's riches flora and fauna make it a
paradise on earth. The satin smooth grass lands which are the abode of
the rare species of wild goats known as Nilgiri Tahrs and herds of wild
elephants grazing elegantly across the jungle slopes add to the
of this mesmerizing landscape.
in the very lap of this enchanting terrain is one of our prime
pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in
wild sanctuaries and forests - aroma of spice scented cool air - yes !
has all these and more. It's the place you would love to visit - it's
place you would wish never to leave- so welcome. Just four hours drive
from the city of Kochi is the tea town of Munnar.
height of around 2,695m it is the highest peak in southern India and
be viewed from Munnar.
small hill station exudes an old-world charm with its old playgrounds
courts, bungalows, and sleepy little cottages that point to its
past. Situated at a distance of around 10km from Munnar, Chithirapuram
is home to Pallivasal hydel power project.
is an out-of-the-world experience among exotic flora and fauna, cool
air, and velvet lawns. An idyllic hill station, Devikulam is located at
a distance of around 7km from Munnar. The Sita Devi Lake situated here
is an ideal picnic spot with its picturesque surroundings, mineral
and trout-fishing facilities.
Tea Plantation offers an opportunity to see the tea plantations, to
tea being picked, learn how tea is processed and to buy the tea
from the gardens. It is an area surrounding a picturesque lake that
stunning views of the region. If you arrive on a Sunday, make sure to
in at the small Kundale Club in the afternoon, where the local planters
gather with their families.
picnic and trekking point, Nyayamakad is situated at a distance of 10km
from Munnar near Rajamala. Nyayamakad is a land of scintillating
with water cascading down from a height of around 1,600 metres.
of the major plantation hubs of Munnar, Pothamedu is situated at a
of around 6km from the town. Views of coffee, tee, and cardamom
are excellent from here and it’s an ideal spot for trekking and hiking
amidst lush mountains, rolling hills and breathtaking scenery.
between Neriamangalam and Adimali on the Kochi-Madurai Highway,
and Valara waterfalls are a treat to the eyes. The fall cascades down
seven steps making it unique.
north from Munnar for 30 minutes and then hiking a few kilometres, you
reach this sanctuary which is home to over three thousand free-roaming
ibex, elephants, lion-tailed macaque, and the Nilgiri tahr (an
mountain goat). Declared as a National Park in 1978 it covers 97km of
grass hills forested valleys and is one of the ‘must do' activities in
40km from Munnar, Marayoor has many firsts to its credit. It is the
place in Kerala with natural growth of sandalwood trees, natural caves
with murals, and relics from Later Stone Age civilisation. There is a
factory of the Forest Department of Kerala and a children's park
across one hectare of land under the canopy of a single Banyan tree,
of which attract tourists in large numbers. Some nearby destinations
as Thoovanam and Rajiv Gandhi National Park are also of great interest.
at an altitude of 1000m. above sea level, Nadukani offers excellent
of the Moolamattam town, Malankara lake, etc. It is a natural dream
covered with green-clad hills, silvery streams, valleys and paddy
You will encounter many rare species here like the hornbill, wild
spotted sambhar, jungle mainah and elephants, to name a few.
at an altitude of between 1700 and 2,200m, Top Station offers wonderful
views of the valley down below and panoramic landscape. The hilltop is
situated at a distance of around 41km north from Munnar town on the
Nadu-Kerala border. According to a local belief, the place derived its
name from Middle Station and Lower Station, both lying down the valley,
which were once connected
to this place via a ropeway.