origin_fb40(1)Munnar is also called as the Kashmir of South India, which spans across an area of 557 square kilometres in the Idukki district of Kerala. The highlights of Munnar include the unique experiences along with our Munnar tour packages. From a number of famous waterfalls to wildlife Sanctuaries and National parks, and from the ancient temples to the grand forts. Munnar is a town in Kerala which hits first when you think about a vacation in Kerala. The best time to visit in Munnar is between June to September. TATA Tea Museum. Blossom Park. Pothamedu ViewPoint. Attukal Waterfalls. Top Station. Mattupetty Dam. Eravikulam National Park. Marayoor Dolmens etc are the most famous attractions of Munnar.
Attukal Waterfalls :
Attukal Waterfalls is a charming spot frequented by tourists as well as locals. It is one of the four main waterfalls of Munnar and is very popular among adventure seekers. Attukal waterfall is located between Munnar and Pallivasal and can be reached by crossing a wooden bridge. The monsoon seasons are the best time to visit Attukal Waterfalls. These falls appear mesmerising soon after the monsoons when the flow is thick & full. This attraction near Munnar is popular with trekkers as the adjacent hills offer much to explore for enthusiastic wanderers.
Eravikulam National Park :
Eravikulam National Park, the home and sanctuary of the Nilgiri Tahr. The rare habitat and sanctuary is open to everyone throughout the year. The rare flora and fauna present in the park also attract visitors. Nilgiri Tahr is an exotic animal often spotted here. Most of the areas of the national park are consistent hill plateau. So, you can see only high rolling slopes here. The highest peak is Anamudi (2690m). The forests you see here are commonly known as ‘shoals’ – evergreen tropical and sub tropical moist broadleaf forest. Strikingly charming birds such as black and orange Flycatcher, Nilgiri Pipit, Nilgiri wood pigeon and white-bellied shortwing can be seen at this place. Only a few buses of Forest Department operate inside the National Park. It remains closed for tourists during monsoons.
Mattupetty Dam :
Mattupetty is located 13 km away from Munnar. . It is among the most visited destinations in Munnar. It is a beautiful picnic spot that regularly attracts visitors Here you can enjoy the greenish valleys and feel the fabulous climate around. The main attraction of Mattupetty is the dam and the lake here. The dense green tea plantations and forests in and around Mattupetty are excellent for trekking. The most attractive part of Mattupetty dam is its still water which reflects the tea garden around. You can engage yourself with water sport activities like speed boating. The best time to visit Mattupetty is from the month of August to May.
The beauty of Meesapulimala has to be enjoyed through trekking. Descending the hill would require you to cross the beautiful Anayairankal lake. Sometimes the wildlife of the Shola forests may come out and give you a welcoming sight, by the time you reach the seventh peak. On reaching the eighth and the final peak, the Meesapulimala peak, though tired you would feel freshen and excited to see the amazing views. From the cloud-kissed mountain tops, you would get a picturesque view of Munnar and Surianelli towns.
Echo Point :
Echo point is located 15 km from Munnar in Idukki district. The scenic beauty of Echo Point is quite captivating. This picturesque destination is situated right in the lap of a quaint lake and lush green mountains, which makes it a visual treat for one and all. Echo Point always has a greenish look as it is covered with abundant green sceneries. It is an adventurous destination, which will be a perfect choice for those who love to have a nature walk or trekking. Echo point is also the best spot for for birdwatchers, as many native birds can be spotted here. On your visit to Munnar, Echo Point should be on your to-do list.