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6 Places to Visit in Munnar

By: Akshatha Vinayak

Munnar is one of the best destinations in Kerala. Surrounded by greenery, this mystical place is everyone's favourite. There are a number of places to visit in Munnar.

It is a jewel of the Western Ghats of Kerala. Emerald green tea estates, picturesque landscapes and the wildlife attracts many visitors.

The speciality is that, the hill station hasn't lost its charm eventhough it gets crowded most of the time.

You need atleast 2 days to cover all the tourist places but if you don't have much time then you must cover these in Munnar.

Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam is built to generate hydroelectricity in Kerala. It is situated near the meeting point of three rivers: Muthirappuzha river, Chanduvarai river and Kudale river.

Mattupetty Dam and reservoir is one of the places to visit in Munnar.

Photo Courtesy:Bimal K C

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park is the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr. It is one of the top attractions in Munnar.

The vegetation consists of high altitude grasslands and shola vegetation.

Visit the national park for wildlife in Munnar.

Photo Courtesy:Arun Suresh

Devikulam

Devikulam

Devikulam is a small hill station in Munnar. It got its name because of a lake called Sita Devi lake.

Devikulam has many tea plantations and it is a beautiful place.

Eco Point

Eco Point

Eco Point is another important attraction in Munnar. It is around 13 km from Munnar town.

It is one of the unique attractions to visit in Munnar.

Photo Courtesy:Vinayaraj

Rajamal

Rajamal

Rajamala is another place for adventure lovers. It is surrounded by mountain ranges.

Rajamala is a place for trekking and its an offbeat destination in Munnar.

Photo Courtesy:Jiths

Anamudi Peak

Anamudi Peak

Anamudi Peak is the highest peak in the Western Ghats of Kerala. The tip of the peak resembles an 'Elephant's Forehead', that's why it is called as Anamudi.

It is one of the enchanting places for adventure lovers to visit in Munnar.

Photo Courtesy: Arunguy2002

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