Places to visit in Munnar
The Kashmir of South-Munar is a heaven on earth.If a vacation with nature is what you desire the there is no place as good as Munnar.Some of the important tourist spots that should be on your must do lists are-
It is famous for its high tech dairy farm.Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle stock are raised in this farm.Want a nice picnic spot? Then Mattupetty lake and dam along with the Kundala tea plantations and the lake is the perfect spot.
It is the agricultural region with terrace farming with a beautiful sight of hills at every corner of the road.
It is the place where first Hydro Electric Project in Kerala had started.I not only has a past but a beautiful scenery as well.
This hill station in Munnar has soft lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain breeze to make you dizzy with its beauty.The Sita Devi Lake is a pilgrimage place with its mineral waters and picture perfect surroundings and is also ideal for trout fishing.
Attukal is a land of waterfalls and hills which is ideal for trekking.
The waterfall down a hill from a height of about 1600 meters is sch an enchanting site in Nyayamakad that will make you stop for a while and enjoy nature.
The second highest peak in the Western Ghats, Meesapulimala, consists of eight hills that spreads like a moustache It has abundance of green valleys, blooming Rhododendrons, tea plantations and brooks. It has been declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Eravikulam National Park
It is home to the Nilgiri Tahr and has a great scenery to enjoy.It was declared as a sanctuary in 1975. Considering the ecological, faunal, floral, geo-morphological and zoological significance, it was declared as a National park in 1978.
Lock Heart Gap
It is a perfect place for adventure, tourism and trekking.The view is a mesmerizing and breathtaking at the same time.
The highest tea plantations in the world,Kolukkumalai is a small village located at a height of 7,900 feet above sea level. The tea grown here holds a special flavour and freshness
The natural habitat of the Niligiri tahr ,rare mountain goat or tahr which is fast becoming extinct is found in Eravikulam-Rajamala region.