Munnar Destinations

Please find below the majour tourist spot in Munnar.

No#1 - Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty, placed at a distance of around 13 km from Munnar, is a serene town that is extremely popular for Mattupetty dam and reservoir. Constructed amidst hills, the main purpose of this dam is storing water for hydroelectric projects. One of the main tourist attractions in Munnar, Mattupetty dam is the perfect place to enjoy nice views of the surroundings. The lake created from the dam offers boat rides to both tourists as well as locals for exploring the serene surroundings. One can also spot herds of elephants quenching their thirst on the lakeside .

No#2 - Kundala Lake & Dam

The picturesque town of Kundala is just 20 km away from Munnar and is en-route Top Station. One of its main attractions is Kundala Lake, which is an artificial reservoir. This lake is a part of the minor-arch-shaped Kundala dam, that is located amidst mountains. When at the lake, enjoy boat riding here while treating your eyes the lush greenery spread all around. One can pick from rowing boats, pedal boats and Kashmir-style Shikara boat, which are available on rent. .

No#3 - Eravikulum National Park

Eravikulam National Park is one of the most popular attractions of Munnar. Covering an area of 97 square km, this national park is known for being home to Nilgiri Tahr- an endangered mountain goat of the region. Lying along the Western Ghats, this wildlife reserve houses a vast variety of animals, birds and rare butterfly species. 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. .

No#4 - Top Station

Standing at an altitude of 1700 m above the sea level, around 40 km from Munnar, Top Station boasts of being the highest point on the Munnar-Kodaikanal road. Once at the view point during your tour to Munnar, you can admire mesmerizing views of the surrounding Western Ghats, Theni valley and also Tamil Nadu state. At the time when the Neelakurinji flowers bloom, the view becomes all the more mesmerizing. A trek path via Central Station Village leads to Top Station. .

No#5 - Tea Museum

Munnar boasts of being the largest tea-growing area of the southern part of the country and thus it makes Tea Museum Munnar, a must-visit attraction. The hill station has a history of origin and evolution of the tea plantations in Munnar. A Tea Museum was opened recently by Tata Tea in the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea. 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 .