Munnar Tourist Places


If you want to spend some peaceful moments away from the bustling city life, then come to Munnar for a relaxing holiday vacation. Located at the confluence of three mountain rivers, this enchanting hill station of Kerala is endowed with splendid scenic charm. Fresh scent of the eucalyptus, rolling hills and valleys, verdant tea gardens and an array of outdoor activities make your trip to Munnar an everlasting memory.

Popular tourist places in Munnar

Mattupetty: Mattupetty, located 10 km away from Munnar is well known for its Indo-Swiss farm which started at around 1963. It has more than 12 cattle sheds but only 3 of them are open to the tourists. Just 3 kms away from the farm, you will find Mattupetty Dam and Lake. Here you can go for boating enjoying the picturesque charm of the place.

Mattupetty: Mattupetty, located 10 km away from Munnar is well known for its Indo-Swiss farm which started at around 1963. It has more than 12 cattle sheds but only 3 of them are open to the tourists. Just 3 kms away from the farm, you will find Mattupetty Dam and Lake. Here you can go for boating enjoying the picturesque charm of the place.

Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary: Situated in the Devikulam of Munnar, this national park is well known for its vast patches of shola forests and grasses. It is home to the endangered species of mountain goats called Nilgiri Tahr. Besides this 97 sq. kms stretch of land is also the natural habitat of many other wild animals like elephants, gaurs and langurs, to name a few.

Power House Falls Munnar: This favourite tourist spot is 18 km away from Munnar town and lies on the way to the Periyar Wildlife sanctuary. It is surrounded by the lush green Western Ghats. Here, water rages down from an amazing height of 2000m which is really captivating. Certainly, it is one of the best waterfalls in this northern hill destination.

Echo Point Munnar: This is a fun place to hang out with your friends and your sweethearts. It is 15 kms away from Munnar. From this point you can enjoy the most panoramic view of Munnar hills and valleys. The fun part is that you can hear your voice echo from this hill top.

Anamudi Peak Munnar: It is most famous as the highest peak in South India. It is an ideal place for nature lovers as one can spot many wild animals like leopards, tigers, langurs and macaques thriving well in the lush green forests of Anamudi. Moreover, the peak also offers thrilling trek opportunities with many trekking facilities offered by the tourism department here.

CSI Church Munnar: It is one of the most fascinating landmarks of this north Indian hill station. Some Scottish tea workers and managers built this stone church in 1910 A.D. in memory of the tea workers. The most attractive part of this church is its interior designs which have been beautifully decorated with stained glass windows.

Tata Tea Museum Munnar: This well known museum is situated at the Nallathani Tea Estate of Tata Tea. The museum has a huge collection of various antiquities of which the burial urn excavated from the vicinity of Periakanal Estate is very interesting. It also portrays the genesis and evolution of tea plantations in the hill station. If you want to gain a detailed knowledge about tea plantations, then you will find no better place than this in entire Kerala.

Rose Garden Munnar: Located just 2 kms away from Munnar, it is sort of a treasure house having variety of beautiful and colourful roses. Moreover, it is also an ideal place for the bird watchers as an array of birds visit the garden all day long. You must visit this place for sure.

Apart from these, extend your trip and visit other popular tourist places in and around Munnar like Devikulam, Pothamedu, Photo Point,