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Places to visit in and around munnar
 
 
From Munnar - along Munnar Aluva route
CSI church An upgraded (1910) cemetry of isabel, wife of Mr.Elevenet ,who came here as an officer, loved to go to rolling hills. This is the grave yard of most of the english men died in munnar.A time tested structure.
 
Blossom Park - 2.5km from munnar. Beautiful garden with rare varity of plants and flowers.
 
Attukad waterfall - 8 km from munnar. Divert from NH49 at pallivasal.
 
 
Munnar- Mattupetty -Koviloor- Top Station road
Mattupetty Dam - 14 km from munnar
If you are lucky you can see elephants moving in Eucalyptus garden. Enjoy the vide variety of trees, thick green grass hills.Enjoy the thrilling experience of slow boats and speed boats in this 8km spread lake.
 
 
Indo Swiss Project - 15km from munnar.
A cattle development and research centre under the Agriculture department of govt of kerala initially set up by the swiss govt. Enterance subject to prior permission.
 
Echo point - 17km from munnar.
The reality is stranger than fantasy. Nature will clearly respond to you with an echo if you howl from the reservoir.
 
Kundala Dam arch dam - 22 km from munnar.
Asia's first arch dam , dense forest, special Kashmiri shikkar boats, pedal boats and row boats available on rent Untouched nature.

 
 
Top Station - 34 km from munnar
The journey to this top spot itself is memorable experience .Situated in Kerala border with Tamilnadu Top station offers spectacular view over the ghats. If you arelucky you might either miss your companion in the dense mist or you can enjoy the beautiful landscape of Tamilnadu.
Remains of the ropeway that was used by Kannan Devan Tea company to transport their goods from topstation to munnar can be found here .
 
Marayoor - 40km from munnar

Marayoor is the only place in Kerala that has natural growth of sandal wood trees. The quality of the sandel wood is the best.There is a deer park where we can see variety of deer.
 
Muniyara: Beyond marayoor a umber of caves can be seen made of huge rocky planks and slabs. There are different views regarding this such as this is the dwelling place of ancient tribals and place of meditation of ancient sages. And in Kovilkadu on the bank of pampar there is a temple created in a single rock.
 
Chinnar wild life sanctuary - 60km from munnar

The chinnar wild life sanctuary on the Tamilnadu boarder is spread across 90.5 sq.km. And is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. As you travel along the road you can see elephant, spotted deer, sambar ,Hanuman monkey and peacocks.
 
Munnar - Madurai route
Devikulam Lake - 7 km from munnar

With sita Devi lake where sita devi is supposed to have taken bath is an idylic picnic spot and is excellent for trout fishing.
 
Gap road view point - 13km from munnar
Every morning we can see the silver clouds roaming through the hill tops and valleys. We will get a birds eye view of the miles of surrounding areas

 
 
 
Anayirangal Dam - 24km from munnar

Unlike the other resoviors this reservoir and its surrounding make an extra ordinary beautiful landscape which is quite unforgettable.
 
 

eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park is located in the Nilgiri Hills. The main area is Nilgiri Tahr. The place is the home ground for various animals those who are kept in their respective ambience. The sanctuary stretches an area of 97sq kms with wonderful floras and faunas. Kerala is the store house of various herbs and this place is not exceptional one. The sanctuary and its fresh surroundings with enriched animal life make an ideal family holiday destination

 
 

Kolukkumalai
Kolukkumalai 35 km from Munnar via Chinnakanal is a tea estate located in the upper reaches of Theni Dist of Tamil Nadu , close to Kerala border. This estate lies 8,000 ft above the mean sea level. This hill abounding in tea plantations is a fine spot, with a lovely atmosphere. Kolukkumalai produces some of the most flavorsome teas in the market, touted as “the world’s highest grown tea.” In fact, the heady fragrance of freshly fired tea wafts across, welcoming one well before one reaches the quaint little factory Kolukkumalai is famed for its spectacular views, breathtaking in their magnitude and beauty. Elephants, guar, sambar and sloth bear can be seen in the adjacent jungles. The best time to visit the estate is between December and May. Guide services are also available. This place can be accessed only by 4 wheel jeeps.

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