Things to Do in Munnar

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  • Attukal Waterfalls

    Attukal Waterfalls

    One of nature’s most mesmerizing creations, the Attukal Waterfalls in Munnar are truly spectacular. Set amidst looming hills and the thick forests, this scenic spot is ideal for a family picnic or a romantic evening stroll.

    A word of caution - the road leading to Attukal Waterfalls is ...

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  • Devikulam


    Devikulam is a panoramic hill station near Munnar. With its beautiful valleys and high majestic mountains, Devikulam is a must visit when in Munnar.

    The cool breeze and beautiful views all around provide for an unbelievable trekking experience. ...

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  • Rajmala


    Rajmala is a small scenic hill station situated at an altitude of 8,983 feet above sea level. The hill station is the natural habitat of the rare species of Nilgiri goat also known as Nilgiri Tahr.

    The Tahr is becoming fast extinct and at one time more than ...

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  • Eravikulam National Park

    Eravikulam National Park

    The Eravikulam National Park is home to the rare Nilgiri Tahr. The National Park houses a large variety of flora and fauna; moreover, the beauty of the park is unparalleled.

    The famous Anamudi peak, the highest in South India, is located in the southern region of the park. ...

  • Mattupetty Dam and Mattupetty Indo-Swiss Farm

    Mattupetty Dam and Mattupetty Indo-Swiss Farm

    The Mattupetty Dam is a very popular picnic spot and is visited by many tourists.

    In the vicinity of the dam is a beautiful lake where you can enjoy a serene boat ride on the calm waters.

    The Indo-Swiss Farm is an achievement in itself for ...

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  • Chithirapuram


    Chithirapuram holds a special place in the hearts of the people of Munnar, owing to the Pallivasal Hydel Power Project, which is the first hydroelectric project in Kerala. What travellers from the city find most appealing about Chithirapuram is the old world charm that it exudes.

    With its ...

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  • Floriculture Centre

    Floriculture Centre

    The Floriculture Centre, unfortunately, does not find a prominent mention on any Munnar itinerary. But to a more discerning eye, this place holds a wealth of knowledge and splendid opportunities for spending some quality time in the midst of nature.

    Functioning under the Kerala Forest Development Corporation, this ...

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  • Photo Point

    Photo Point

    As the name suggests, Photo Point is well known for its scenic beauty. Surrounded by woods, it has a small stream flowing through it, giving ample opportunities to both amateur as well as professional photographers to click some really mesmerizing photographs. ...

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  • Elephant Arrival Spot

    Elephant Arrival Spot

    Discover the joy of riding on the back of the biggest mammal on Earth - the majestic elephant, at the Elephant Arrival Spot. The elephants are well trained and quite easy to ride and are accompanied by a mahout. The ride itself is relatively inexpensive and is very enjoyable, especially ...

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  • Anamudi Peak

    Anamudi Peak

    Situated at a height of over 2695 metres, the Anamudi Peak is the tallest peak in South India. As part of the Western Ghats, this imposing peak stands tall in the famous Eravikulam National Park. It is densely covered with evergreen forests, which is home to rare species of fauna, ...

  • CSI Christ Church

    CSI Christ Church

    The old CSI Christ Church is the headquarters of the CSI Munnar Pastorate with over thousand Tamil families and 18 outstation churches. The church, counted amongst the most revered sites in Munnar, was built in AD 1910 by the British. This holy site is popular for its exquisite stained glass ...

  • Echo Point

    Echo Point

    Echo Point is located around 18 km away from Munnar, on the way to the Top Station – the highest point in Munnar. This picturesque spot earns its name because of the natural echo that one can hear resonating in the undulating hills.

    The panoramic view of ...

  • Lakkam Waterfalls

    Lakkam Waterfalls

    Lakkam Waterfalls is a very popular tourist attraction which witnesses visitors year-round. Lying on the way to Marayoor from Munnar, the waterfall is set amidst dense flora and rolling hills which add to its bewitching beauty. It majestically cascades down from the rocky cliffs of the splendid Eravikulam Plateau (7300 ...

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  • Nyayamkadu Waterfalls

    Nyayamkadu Waterfalls

    Nyayamkadu Waterfalls lies around 10 km away from the beautiful town of Munnar, on the way to Rajamalai. The gurgling water cascading from an altitude of 1600 metres, along with the rich green forest, fascinates every visitor. Besides admiring the falls, you can also indulge in fishing as well as ...

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  • Pothamedu Viewpoint

    Pothamedu Viewpoint

    Located around 6 km away from Munnar on NH 49, the Pothamedu Viewpoint is set amidst tea and coffee plantations and undulating hills. The vantage point offers a panoramic view of Munnar and adjoining valleys. It is a popular spot among trekkers, hikers and nature lovers for its pleasing scenic ...

  • Thoovanam Falls

    Thoovanam Falls

    Located within the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thoovanam Falls is a breathtaking cascade that originates from the Pambar River. The magnificent cataract, cascading from a height of 1400 feet, fascinates many nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts. Visitors can avail a guided trek from Karimutti Forest Station to the falls. Being a ...

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  • Top Station

    Top Station

    "Top Station, the highest point in Munnar, is positioned in the Kannan Devan Hills at a height of 1700 metres above the sea level. This captivating spot is most popular for the rare Neelakurinji plants, which bloom only once in 12 years, and envelope the hills in a bright blue ...

  • Attukal Waterfalls

    Attukal Waterfalls

    Situated between Munnar and Pallivasal, Attukal Waterfalls is a charming spot frequented by tourists as well as locals. Set amidst undulating terrains and dense jungles, this waterfall can be reached through a narrow wooden bridge.

    The fall looks like a glittering silver line from a distance but ...

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  • Kollengode Palace

    Kollengode Palace

    "The Kollengode Palace, flaunting a flawless blend of Kerala and European architectural styles, is a place worth visiting. It was built in 1904 by Raja Vasudeva of Kollengode and given as a token of love to his daughter. Later in 1975, it was converted into a museum by the Department ...

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  • Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

    Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

    Situated at a height of 7900 ft above sea level, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is known to be the highest tea plantations in the world. The estate, located on Kolukkumalai Hills, is around 31 km from Munnar and takes almost 52 minutes to reach by Jeep. The place is popular for ...

  • Kundala Dam Lake

    Kundala Dam Lake

    Situated about 21 km from Munnar, Kundala Dam Lake is among the major tourist attractions of Munnar. Also known as Sethuparvati Dam, the Kundala Dam was constructed for Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project in 1946 and is considered to be Asia’s first arch dam.

    From its top, one can ...

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  • Lockhart Gap

    Lockhart Gap

    Around 13 km from Munnar, Lockhart Gap is one of Munnar's star attractions. The point is known for its scenic winding trails through dense forests that lead to towering heights. Set amid the hills of Western Ghats, this site presents a picturesque view of green valleys and undulating terrains. The ...

  • Pallivasal Falls

    Pallivasal Falls

    A beautiful waterfall- Pallivasal Falls is located near Devikulam. Surrounded by luxuriant flora, this waterfall serves as a perfect place for picnicking with your loved ones. Peace seekers can spend moments of repose amid the serene environs of the waterfall.

    One can enjoy a quiet walk along ...

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  • Photo Point

    Photo Point

    Photo Point is a popular scenic spot, known for its picture-perfect settings. Lush tea gardens, big silver oak trees, small rivulets and undulating hills make this place ideal for photography. Rightly called as Photo Point, this site oozes beauty at every turn. Soak yourself in the serene environs of this ...

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  • Power House Falls

    Power House Falls

    Power House Waterfalls lies 18 km away from Munnar on the way to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary of Thekkady. The captivating fall has got its name from the old power house, located adjacent to it. The source of this popular fall is SeethaDevi Kulam. According to popular beliefs, Goddess Sita bathed ...

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  • Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park

    Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park

    Eravikulam National Park, spread over an area of 97 sq km, lies along the crest of the Western Ghats in the Idukki district. Owing to its enormous ecological value, the park was upgraded from a sanctuary to a national park in the year 1978. The whole park area is divided ...

  • Thommankuthu Falls

    Thommankuthu Falls

    Located around 17 km from Thodupuzha town in the Idukki district, Thommankuthu Falls is stunning site to visit. It is a seven-step waterfall, where water cascades down from an altitude of 1500 m and forms a pool at each step. Surrounded by dense forests and caves, this fall is one ...

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  • Thumpachi Calveri Samuchayam

    Thumpachi Calveri Samuchayam

    Thumpachi Calveri Samuchayam lies 35 km away from Thodupuzha in the Idukki district. The scenic view and tranquil ambience make this place an ideal site for meditation and relaxation. To behold amazing sunrise and sunset views, and to enjoy picnics with friends and family, this is simple the perfect place ...

  • Blossom International Park

    Blossom International Park

    Situated around 3 km from the picturesque Munnar town, Blossom International Park is close to Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project. Sprawling over an area of 16 acres, it is one of the famous tourist attractions in this region. The park comprises several rare species of flowering plants and lofty trees that ...

  • Fun Forest Adventure Park

    Fun Forest Adventure Park

    Fun Forest Adventure Park, situated 3600 ft above sea level amidst endless greenery, is the place where one can partake in a number of adventure activities. While low rope activities, such as horizontal ladder, free walk, tyre walk and spider net are sure to fascinate all, the high rope activities ...

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  • Kannan Devan Tea Museum

    Kannan Devan Tea Museum

    Kannan Devan Tea Museum, situated at Nullatanni estate in Munnar, is the first tea museum of its kind in the country. The museum depicts the origin and growth of century-old tea plantation – from a simple tea roller to the present fully automatic tea factory of Madupatty.

    The ...

  • Mattupetty Indo Swiss Farm

    Mattupetty Indo Swiss Farm

    Mattupetty Indo Swiss Farm, spread over an area of 191 hectares, is famous for cattle farming. The farm was started in 1963 under a project originally called as the Indo-Swiss Project. The project’s aim was to develop an exclusive cattle breed that can adapt to the local environment. At present, ...

  • Muniyara Dolmens

    Muniyara Dolmens

    Around 40 km from Munnar, Muniyara Dolmens are megalithic tombs or burial chambers lying over the hilly terrains of Marayoor. Belonging to the Neolithic Age, i.e. between 3000 BC and 1400 BC, these pre-historic stone structures are among South India's prominent attractions. Some of the dolmens also belong to the ...

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  • Punarjani Traditional Village

    Punarjani Traditional Village

    A venture of few young artists, Punarjani Traditional Village was established with the intentions of preserving the art and culture of Kerala. It is a cultural centre that is run by well-trained artists who have charmed and continues to charm audiences with their outstanding performances. Kathakali and Kalarippayattu are the ...

  • Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

    Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

    Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, also called as Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, spreads over an area of 25 sq km at the foot of the Western Ghats. Declared a bird sanctuary in the year 1983, this area is inhabited by hundreds of indigenous and migratory birds. The sanctuary is named after Dr. ...

  • Cheeyappara Waterfalls

    Cheeyappara Waterfalls

    Cheeyappara Waterfalls is located between Adimali and Neriamangalam, on the Kochi–Madurai Highway (NH 49). Cascading down a rocky slope, this seven-step fall is around 1000 ft above sea level. Surrounded by dense green forests, this enchanting waterfall is one of the most stunning in Kerala. Though the waterfall does not ...

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  • Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

    Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

    Situated in the rain shadow area of the Western Ghats', the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is among the most visited tourist destinations in Kerala. The entire sanctuary is covered with dry thorny scrub forest, deciduous forests, riparian types, sholas and grasslands that are interspersed within hillocks, plains, rocks and cliffs. Owing ...

  • Keezharkuthu Falls

    Keezharkuthu Falls

    Keezharkuthu Falls, also known as Rainbow Waterfall, is one of Munnar's most beautiful attractions. Cascading down from a height of 200 ft, the waters appear like emerging from a huge rock. The waterfall is located 1500 m above the mean sea level and is surrounded by dense forests that are ...

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  • Mount Carmel Church

    Mount Carmel Church

    Established in the year 1898, Mount Carmel Church is one of Munnar's important places of religious importance. Known to be the first Catholic Church in the region, this religious edifice was started by Father Alphonse of the Spanish Missionary.

    After Father Alphonse's demise, his body was buried in ...

  • Rose Gardens

    Rose Gardens

    Rose Gardens is an eco-friendly homestay that awaits visitors to step in. Set 3500 ft above the sea level on Kochi–Madurai Highway (NH 49), this property has four well-decorated rooms. Each room has been equipped with necessary amenities and during the stay, guests are served with mouth-watering home cooked food. ...

  • Tea Gardens

    Tea Gardens

    The hill station of Munnar is synonymous with rolling hills that are carpeted with verdant plantations of tea – a delicious beverage loved worldwide. This place is recognised for having some of the best and most beautiful tea gardens across the globe. Owing to the presence of large tea estates ...

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  • Mattupetty Dam

    Mattupetty Dam

    Mattupetty Dam is a concrete gravity dam, constructed between 1949 and 1953 for the purpose of conservation of water and hydroelectricity generation. Featuring a catchment area of 105 sq km, this dam is a vital source of electricity and yields substantial revenue for the state of Kerala.