Munnar Attractions
Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park is located about 15 km from Munnar. This park is famous for its endangered inhabitant - the Nilgiri Tahr and also home to several species of rare butterflies, animals and birds. Spread over an area of 97 sq. km. this is a great place for trekking, the park offers a magnificent view of the tea plantations and also the rolling hills caressed by blankets of mists. The park becomes a hot destination when the hill slopes here get covered in a carpet of blue, resulting from the flowering of Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this part of the Western Ghats which blooms once in twelve years. The next blooming will be in 2018.

Boating in Mattupetty Dam

Located about 13 km from Munnar Town, Mattupetty is situated at a height of 1700 m above sea level, known for its storage masonry dam and the beautiful lake, which offers pleasurable boat rides, enabling one to enjoy the surrounding hills and landscape. Mattupetty is also home for a dairy farm run by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project, where one would come across different high yielding breeds of cows. Mattupetty with its lush green tea plantations, rolling grasslands and the Shola forests is also ideal for trekking and is home to a variety of birds.

Echo Point

On mattupetty raod on the way to Top Station you will go through a place called Echo point. As the name suggests this place will echo our voice.

Tea Plantations

The mist covered tea plantations are the main attractions in Munnar. When you travel to any direction you will see the spectacular view of tea plantation on both sides of the roads.

Top Station View Point

32 km from Munnar, Top Station is at a height of 1700 m above sea level and alos the highest point on the Munnar-Kodaikanal road. It offers panoramic view it offers of the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the spots in Munnar where Neelakurinji flowers blooming over a vast area.

Flower Garden

On the way to Mattupetty dam you will see a beautiful Flower Garden. Entry is by fees and plants are for sale.

Anamudi Peak

Located inside the Eravikulam National Park is the Anamudi Peak. This is the highest peak in south India standing at a height of over 2700 m. Treks to the peak are allowed with permission from the Forest and Wildlife authorities at Eravikulam.

Tea Museum

Munnar has a legacy of its own when it comes to the origins and evolution of tea plantations. Taking account of this legacy and to preserve and showcase some of the exquisite and interesting aspects on the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Kerala's high ranges, a museum exclusively for tea was opened some years ago by Tata Tea in Munnar. This Tea Museum houses curios, photographs and machineries; all of which have a story to tell on the origins and growth of tea plantations in Munnar. The museum is located at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar and is worth a visit.

Marayoor Sandalwood Forest

The natural habitat of Sandal woods in Kerala, Marayoor Sandalwood forest attracts lots of travellers. It is situated on Eravikulam road bofore Chinnar wildlife sanctuary.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Around 40 kms from Munnar town situated near the Tamilnadu border, the 90 sq. km. wildlife sanctuary established in 1984. It is home to a variety for fauna and flora. A watch tower situated near the road gives to breath taking views to forests.