ACTIVITIES


In Resort Activities

Mountain Trail Resort have an array of activities aimed to provide unforgettable fun to experience and enjoy the vacation.


Burma Bridge

The Burma Bridge is a bridge that consists of a thick rope for walking upon, and two ropes to hold on to. The bridge stretches across a gorge. You are ready to cross when you have put on the harness and connected yourself to the safety rope. All that remains is a 40-metre suspended walk in fabulous surroundings.Travelling on a real Burma Bridge is a check to your power. So, you must be daring enough while travelling on a real Burma Bridge.An exciting activity for those willing to try something new.

Commando Net

If you are tough then you can also learn how commandos cross an obstacle by climbing across net. Climbing commando net is also quite adventurous. For decades, commando nets have been used for the purpose of training. It is a favorite outdoor activity in a variety of summer camps and preferred by both children and adults. Commando net is all about balance building and coordination. The right climbing can be learned if you know how weight is balanced. In many training places, it is used as strength training exercises.

Archery

Try your hand at one of the world's oldest sports and see how you match up to Robin Hood.For millennia, the most advanced weapon in this spectacular land was the bow and arrow.Our expert tutors will provide you with all the tuition you need to hit the target every time. We supply your bow and arrows and all safety equipment.If you enjoy target-orientated activities, archery is the ultimate sport for you.

Swinging Valley Crossing

Adventure task gives you thrill to cross a valley 30-35 meters along with the 10-15 meters height from the base. Used for mountaineering expeditions. You will be connected by a safety rope and have to wear other safety equipment so don't worry and have fun with thrill.Perfect as an introductory adventure, Swinging Valley Crossing also has a psychological application in boosting confidence and courage.

Rifle Shooting

Riffle shooting is a very enjoyable activity. Do you have the necessary concentration, rock like steadiness and eagle eyesight to hit the targets? though you don't any of these qualities it is a real fun . Try it and enjoy the mistargeting, shivering of hands, kidding of family and friends and have fun.

Walking And Mountaineering

Mountaineering in India allows you to enjoy the sport while you explore the mesmerising beauty of the region. The Indian culture and traditions have always fascinated tourists and drawn hordes to the country. Mountaineering expeditions in India are also preferred by tourists as they provide insight into the vibrant culture of the locals.



Attractions Of Munnar


Munnar is breath takingly beautiful and a haven of peace and tranquility.The cool climate of Munnar with its Shola Forests, Tea Gardens, Cascading Streams and Docile Lakes are rejuvenating and refreshing to all Indian and foreign tourists. Kerala in South India is a Paradise on earth.Munnar included the Kurinjimala Sanctuary to the east, the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Manjampatti Valley and the Amaravati reserve forest of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary to the north east, the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola National Park to the north, the Pampadum Shola National Park to the south and the Palani Hills National Park to the east.




Neelakurinji

Strobilanthes kunthiana locally known as Neelakuriji blooms at the hills of Munnar after the gap of 12 years in Kerala. . The flower with 40 odd varieties bloom mostly in shades of blue, and thus in its name Neela in the local language stands for the colour blue and Kurinji the local name for the flower. Blooming of Neelakurinji usually starts from August and would last up to October. The hills of Munnar welcomed Neelakurinji on to its bosom after a period of twelve years in 2006.The Neelakurinji plant shows variation in height according to the elevation of the land from the sea level. Usually shorter plants are found at the high elevations, while taller ones are seen at lower elevations.

Varayaadu/Nilgiri Tahr

The Nilgiri tahr is a stocky goat with short, coarse fur and a bristly mane. Males are larger than females and of darker color when mature. Both sexes have curved horns, reaching up to 40 centimetres for males and 30 centimeters for females. Adult males weigh 80 to 100 kilograms and stand about 100 centimeters tall at the shoulder. Adult males develop a light grey area on their backs and are thus called "saddlebacks".The Nilgiri tahr inhabits the open montane grassland habitat of the South Western Ghats montane rain forests ecoregion.


Mattupetty Dam

IT is a storage Concrete Gravity dam built in the mountains of Kerala, India to conserve water for hydroelectricity This is a popular picnic/family day-trip-place, and at one end they have boats for rent. The large amount of perennially available water allows wild animals and birds to flourish. However salinity caused by irrigation and water-logging are of concern to environmentalists. The reservoir is also known to be one of the visiting grounds of elephants in the region .

Eravikulam (Rajamala)National Park

The most sought after destination in Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park, the first of its kind in Kerala, where the endangered Nilgiri Thar is protected. Spread over 97 sq. km., this park holds the largest viable population of Tahr, several other species of rare animals, birds and butterflies. The park offers a magnificent view of the tea plantations and also of the rolling hills caressed by blankets of mist. The park becomes a hot destination when the hill slopes get covered in a carpet of blue, resulting from the flowering of Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this part of the Western Ghats which blooms once in twelve years.


Ramakkalmedu

Ramakkalmedu is a hill station in Idukki district, on the border between Kerala and TamilNadu. It is famous for the strong winds and is a beautiful view spot in Tamil Nadu-Kerala border, giving breathtaking views of Kambamnaadu villages in TamilNadu on one side and the villages around Kattappana in Kerala on the other side. Abundant in wind, Ramakkalmedu is the second place in Kerala where a wind energy farm is installed.The name Ramakkalmedu is derived from Rama-kal-medu (Rama’s foot on the rock). According to the myths, Hindu god Rama had set foot on this rock while searching for his wife Sita abducted by Ravanan.The Kuravan and Kurathi statue is situated at the other side of this large rock.

Muniyara Dolmens

The Neolithic dolmens of Muniyara are located in a village called Marayur and can easily be reached through a taxi or a car. The Neolithic burial chambers are a famous archeological site in Kerala and are frequented by several tourists.A fascinating destination for anthropologists and archaeologists from all over the world, Muniyara has remnants of Dolmenoid cists belonging to the Megalithic age. Dolmenoids were burial chambers made of four stones placed on edges and covered by a fifth one called the cap stone. Some of these Dolmenoids contain several burial chambers, others have a quadrangle scooped out in laterite and lined on the sides with granite slabs. These are also covered with cap stones.


Echo Point

This scenic place gets its name from the natural echo phenomenon here. Echo Point, situated on the way to Top Station from Munnar is a stop over for tourists visiting Top Station. Echo Point is fully covered with abundant green sceneries which looks like a whole place is covered with green blanket. And it is the heavenly place for the adventure lovers. It is the ideal place for nature walks and trekking.

Marayur

Its is mentioned in the Hindu epic Mahabharatha, Marayur is said to have been visited by the Pandavas during their exile and is famous for its Neolithic era rock paintings and dolmens. Marayur is also home to the only natural sandalwood forests in Kerala. The place is also famous for its medicinal plants and herbs.Ancient rock paintings are part of Marayur heritage at Attala, Ezhuthu Guha (literally means "cave of writing"), Kovilkadavu and Manala in Marayur panchayat. Attala is situated in the west part of Marayur Township and more than 90 painted motifs can be seen here


Top Station

Top Station was a transshipment point for delivery of tea from Munnar to Bodinayakkanur. Top Station derived its name from its being the upper terminus of the Kottagudi Aerial Ropeway. It was also the location of the terminal railway station on the Kundala Valley Railway, built in 1902 between Munnar, Kundalai and this low point in the crest of the hills above steep cliffs. A monorail goods carriage system was initially installed along this cart route.[2] In 1908 the monorail was replaced by a 24 inch gauge railway

Kundala and 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 kilometers 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. Kundala Dam It is comparatively a small dam having arch shape. A narrow road on the top of the dam gives a panoramic view of the catchment area. The reservoir has boating facilities.



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