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Atractions

Kolukkumalai

Kolukkumala is the highest tea estate, where tea is grown at an altitude of 7130 ft above sea level. It is the world's highest reputed tea estate, situated in the Kerala - Tamil Nadu border and about 15 km from our property

At Kolukkumala, tea is grown at highest altitude and is one of the most popular tea production centres. As the height increases the quality increases, and this makes Kolukkumala famous for its excellent good quality and flavorsome tea leaves.

The sprawling plantation and an old tea factory lend an old world charm to this place Go on a guided tour through tha factory .the two-storied building,built in the 1930s with it wooden interiors and aroma would present you same time tested metods of the tea processing .Here tea is processed in the traditional method , which is different from the more popular CTC (crush-tea-curl method ) Tea lovers will be placed to sip different varities of tea from the tea testing center here those wanting to take home the flavour can buy fresh packets from the outlet atteched to the factory

Anayirankal Dam

Anayirankal is for those who love gentle pursuits like a refreshing walk its 2 Km from the property enjoying the soothing sights and sensual sounds of nature. The place is famous for tea plantations stretching miles across the hills and valleys. Mornings are busy here with the plantations getting abuzz with activities and the evenings are quiet except the chirping birds and the pleasant rustling of tea leaves in the cool breeze.

Travellers can also visit a small irigation dam here set with a backdrop of green plantations.
Anayirankal is about 23 km away from Munnar.

Periyakanal Waterfall

Periyakanal Waterfall is located near to our dream house. En route Munnar to Thekkady. The enchanting surroundings amid lush tea plantations make it an excellent picnic spot and overlook.

Lock Heart Gap

Lock Heart Gap is best known for its panoramic views, beauty of its Western range of hills and its salubrious winds, is a location in near by Chinnakanal, on the way to Munnar - Madurai National Highway. It is an ideal place for trekking and adventure tourism. The fresh mountain air, in-the-midst-of-clouds experience make it worthy of a visit. The valley below could not be seen as waves of wispy clouds have conquered the valley below and was hitting upon the mountain one after the another.

Devikulam

Devikulam is a hill station that is located in the State of Kerala in the Idukki District. The town is located around 16 km from the popular hill station of Munnar. The main attraction in the town is the lake which is known as Sita Devi Lake. There are many myths surrounding the lake and it is said that Goddess Sita bathed in the lake. Hence, many pilgrims flock to the place and it is popular among many Hindus in the State and other nearby places.
The entire place is surrounded by lush green hills, and the scenic beauty is also one of the reasons that many people visit the place. The place can get crowded during the summer months as people travel from the lowlands to escape the heat. There is a waterfall called that Palivasal Waterfall a nice spot to to visit. The many tea plantations in the area are worth a visit. Since Munnar is located nearby.

Pothamedu View Point

Pothamedu view point - a small village inhabited - just 3 km away from Munnar town. Being a very high place, the surrounding places can be seen clearly. When the atmosphere is clear even the Idukki Arch Dam, which is 60 Km away from Munnar, can be seen. The panoramic view of greenish tea, coffee and cardamom plantation and the cloud kissing mountain is exciting one. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here are ideal for trekking and long mountain walks. 3 km from Munnar

Rajamala

About 15 km from Munnar, the famous hill station of Kerala. The natural habitat of the Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragas hylocres), the Eravikulam - Rajamala region is now home to half the world Tahr population estimated at around 1300. the Tahr is not only one of the reasons to make a visit to Rajamala. But also the picturesque beauty of this mountain will make you want to tent here forever!

Eravikulam National Park

It is an ideal place for seeing the biodiversity of high elevation shola-grassland ecosystem. Visitors are taken to Rajamalai in forest dept vehicles and given an opportunity to see all this. Private vehicles are not allowed here. The National Park is usually closed at the time of calving of Nilgiri Tahr which is usually during the early months of every year. Location: 15 km from Munnar.
Visiting hours: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
A sanctuary for the endangered mountain goat of South India, the Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragus hylocrious), the Eravikulam National Park stands out for the stark beauty of its rolling grasslands and sholas, spread over 97 sq km in the Kannan devan hills.

Marayoor

(40 km from Munnar): This is the only place in Kerala that has a natural growth of sandalwood trees. The sandalwood factory of the Forest Department, the caves (muniyaras) with murals and relics from the New Stone Age civilization and the children's park spread across a hectare of land under the canopy of a single Banyan tree are of great interest to tourists. Thoovanam Waterfall and Rajiv Gandhi National Park are also nearby.

Mattupetty

13 km from Munnar Situated at a height of 1700 m , Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialized dairy farm, the Indo-swiss live stock project. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here. Visitors are not allowed into three of the eleven cattle sheds at the farm The Mattupetty lake and dam , just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful picnic spot. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala lake are other attractions in the vicinity. DTPC Idukki provides boating facilities on the Mattupetty Dam. Speed Launch and slow speed motor boats are available on hire.

Echo Point

15 km from Munnar. Direction : Mattupetty Located amidst the folds of the thick forest and a lake at 18 Km away from Munnar on the way to Top Station. The scenic place gets its name from natural echo phenomenon. Visitors can enjoy by making howl against the reservoir, nature will answer with an echo. This nature response to a human call can not be seen anywhere else in Kerala.

Kundala Lake

1600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once in every twelve years, will bloom next in 2018 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.

Top Station

Top Station - Border of two states (Tamilnadu and Kerala) - very lofty place where Kerala is separated from Tamilnadu, Located 1700 Mtr above sea level at 34 Km away from Munnar. The beautiful landscape of Tamilnadu can be seen when the atmosphere is clear. The stark contrast of these laterate, rocky mountains of top station with greeneries elsewhere is really striking. One time, the KDH Tea Company transported their tea to Munnar through rope way from here. Kodaikanal an important tourist spot in South India is just 61 Km away from Top Station but the journey may be hazardous since the road goes through thick forest and dangerous turn and bends. The rare Nilakurinji belongs to this region. This plant blooms ones in every 12 years . The flowering season lasts for about one month. The whole area baths in the violet of the Kurinji flowers during this season