|Mattupetty dam and reservoir in Munnar|
|Top Station in Munnar|
Mattupetty Dairy Farm
|Mattupetty Dairy Farm in Munnar|
The lush farm is spread in an area of 191 hectares of land. This farm is opened on all days of the week and can be visited 09:00 am-11:00 am and then 02:00 pm -02:30 pm. Pay a negligible sum of INR 5 as a fee to visit the dairy farm.
The hilly slopes of Eravikulam look enchanting when the Neelakurinji flower is one its fool bloom, after every 12 years. This wildlife reserve is not only known for its wildlife but also for adventure opportunities that it offers. As Anamudi Peak, the highest peak of South India, lies within the park, it is quite popular amidst trekkers. One can enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding mist-clad hills and lush tea gardens.
This museum has a collection of photographs, interesting objects and machinery that have made a contribution in making the tea industry of Munnar a success. This tea museum is quite popular amidst tourists and tea lovers. There is a demonstration room also for tea tasting where different varieties of tea from all across are placed. The museum is closed on Mondays.
Placed at a distance of around 42 km from Munnar, Marayoor is a scenic town which is extremely popular for its natural sandalwood forests. This place is also quite popular for being an ancient civilization belonging to the Stone Age that dates back to 10,000 BC. The natural sandalwood forest of Marayoor has over 65000 trees of high-quality.
If you wish to learn more about the scented trees, there is Sandalwood Regeneration Experimental Plot and a sandalwood depot where you can see the processing of sandalwood. If you wish to embark on a leisure walk in the forest and soak-in the aroma, taking permission from the Forest Department is necessary. Apart from sandalwood, you can also spot various kinds of rare plants and trees.
The place is also quite popular amidst trekking enthusiasts because of the rolling hills of Attukad. The waterfalls are at their top point during the monsoon season. Visiting this place is a treat to the eyes.
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Blossom International Park
Lying at a distance of around 3 km from Munnar, Blossom International Park covers an area of more than 16 acres. This park is an ideal picnic spot for locals as well as tourists visiting the area. Surrounded by lush greenery, this peaceful park with colorful flower is the perfect place to enjoy nature walk.
You can also indulge in other activities also such as cycling, boat riding, roller skating and so on. The park also consists of ropeways, swings and tree houses. Spend some memorable and peaceful moments here with your loved ones.
Along with a vast variety of animal species such as Nilgiri Tahr, tiger, spotted deer etc, this sanctuary has over 225 avifauna species and 1000 species of flowering plants. Around 60 km from Munnar, this sanctuary is popular for offering eco-tourism activities such as trekking, nature trail, river trekking, camping and more.
|Tea plantations in Munnar, Kerala|
|Lakkam Waterfalls in Munnar|
Feel the high adrenalin rush by opting for rock climbing and rappelling in Munnar. The rolling hills of Western Ghats and the countryside region of Munnar offer excellent opportunities for these adventure activities. If you are an amateur, you can take the services of rock climbers who would guide you about the activity. Treat your eyes to mesmerizing views, once you are on the top. Rappelling and rock climbing are also available at levels for beginners. While you experience the thrill of partaking in these activities, soothing aroma from the tea plantations would fill your nostrils.
CSI Christ Church
|CSI Christ Church in Munnar, Kerala|