Major Munnar Places To Visit

Munnar literally means "three rivers" and its name is taken from the fact that it lies at the confluence of three mountain streams. Munnar was a British favored summer destination in the colonial days. Centuries later it is still horded by tourists who are mesmerized by the endless span of tea plantations, exotic species of flora and fauna and the cool breeze of the beautiful hills and valleys.


Mattupetty Dam:Mattupetty close to the Kerala-Tamilnadu border. Mattupetty dam is one of the major attraction of Munnar. The attractive feature of Mattupetty dam is the still water reflecting the beauty of Munnar tea garden which borders it.Mattupetty is Popular for its dam and beautiful lake, Mattupetty is a hill station situated at a height of 1,700 m in Idukki district of Kerala. Located about 13 km from Munnar, the village is known for its scenic splendour, green valleys and salubrious climate. Enchanting valleys, mist-laden hills, rolling grasslands, sprawling plantations and cascading streams have made Idukki a unique tourist destination for visitors to Mattupetty. Mattupetty like rest of Idukki on the border between Kerala and Tamil Nadu, is known for its spices.

Top Station:Top Station is situated 32 kms from Munnar town on the border of Tamil Nadu, Top Station has stunning views of the Western Ghat mountains. Top Station in Munnar is a must-visit tourist destination on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, for its unmatched panoramic view. With crisp mountain air and adorable climate, Top Station is home to some of the highest tea plantations in India, and is famous for the rare Neelakurinji flowers.A small entrance fee is charged to reach a plateau view point with a panorama of deep valleys and misty peaks.
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