Munnar Tourism

Munnar is a well known tourist destination and tourists have various activities to do while on holiday here. There are various places of interest such as Mattupetty Dam, Gundala Lake, Top Station, Tea Factory and Tea Museum etc., to name a few. But mainly the tourists come here to enjoy the climate which is moderately cool to very cold depending on the season. The tourists can hire cycles and bikes and have an adventure packed journey. They can go for trekking through the tea plantations and scenic locations. They can also go for speed boating in Mattupetty Dam or pedal boating in Gundala lake.

  • Mattupetty Dam

    Nestled inside the hills of Munnar and very near to the Anamudi peak lies Mattupetty, the hill station at a height of 1,700 m. Mattupetty is located 13 km away from Munnar. Here you can enjoy the greenish valleys and feel the fabulous climate around. The main attraction of Mattupetty is the dam and the lake here. The dam of Mattupetty is a storage concrete gravity dam. The dam was constructed under the Pallivasal Hydro-electric project in the late 1940.
  • Kundala Lake

    Kundala is a picturesque place, about 20 km from Munnar on the way to Top Station. It is at a height of 1700 meters above sea level. It is located at a distance of 20 kilometKundala dam, munnarers from Munnar. In Kundala, cherry blossoms appear twice in a year. The famous Neela Kurunji flowers which bloom once in twelve years, bloom in the hills and valleys around Kundala lake.
  • Top Station

    Situated in the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, Munnar is a most preferable destination in Kerala, which is crowded with visitors all around the year. There are lots of places to be explored in Munnar. Top Station and Echo Point are among the many attractive destinations in Munnar. Top Station, located around 32 km away from Munnar, is the highest point (1700m) in Munnar, on the Munnar-Kodaikkanal road.
  • Tea Factory

    Munnar is perhaps the choicest of places to preserve and showcase some of the exquisite and interesting aspects on the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Kerala's high ranges. With special emphasis to Munnar, and to the delight of tea lovers and tourists, Tata Tea recently opened a Tea Museum which houses curious, photographs and machineries, each depicting a turning point that contributed to a flourishing tea industry, as seen today in the region.
  • Tea Museum

    The Tata Tea Museum in the Nallathanni Estate tells the eventful story of Munnar; its transformation from an uninhabited stretch of forest land to a plantation town. The highlights of the museum include old machineries used for tea processing, photographs and some other curious displays that throw light on the efforts of some adventurous planters who dared to conquer the wild with minimal equipment and little resource.
  • Trekking

    The beautiful mountains of Munnar provide the perfect setting for going on an adventurous trekking expedition. There is no dearth of hills, mountains and trekking trails in Munnar and various resorts and hotels organize trekking expeditions. Some of the most scenic trekking trails in Munnar include the Anamudi peak in the Eravikulam National Park. Coupled with a visit to the National Park, this trekking trail is a gem - clouds floating by playing with the mountains and valleys covered in a cloak of green!
  • Speed boating

    Boating in Munnar is a truly fascinating experience. Mattupetty lake and dam is one of the most picturesque spots with the best boating options for visitors. Boats can be hired for hours or even for a day. You can choose from pedal boats, motor boats and speed boats. On a boat ride, you can appreciate the flora and fauna around. Choose from the 15-minute speedboat ride, half-hour pedal boat ride or the motorboat that seats up to 30 people and takes you around the lake for an hour.