Mattupetty, the hill station at a height of 1,700 m, nestled inside the hills of Munnar and is very near to the Anamudi peak. It is located 13 km away from Munnar. The main attraction of Mattupetty is the dam and the lake here. You can enjoy the greenish valleys and feel the fabulous climate around. Mattupetty dam was constructed under the Pallivasal Hydro-electric project in the late 1940s, for the purpose of water conservation and power generation. Still water that reflects the tea garden around is an attractive part of Mattupetty dam. Adventure lovers also have options here like trekking in the Shola forest. Mattupetty dam is a vital source of electricity generation in Munnar and also a haven for several wild animals and birds because to its constant water availability.
Kundala rich in scenic beauty is located at about 20 km from Munnar. The place is situated at an altitude of 1,700 metres above sea level. This major attraction in Munnar is en route Top Station. And so, for any travelling to visit the Top Station, Kundala is a must see place for a halt. There are several attractions at Kundala. The first of which is the tea plantations. Sprawling across the vast expanses of land is the green tea plantations. The sight of nature’s prime color all around and the refreshing aroma of the tea leaves sure would give one a memorable experience. The lake and the dam with the same name, Kundala is another major attraction. Surrounded by hills and valleys, the Kundala Lake offers picturesque beauty. Important activity that attracts tourists to the place is boating. The Shikara boating facility arranged in the place is one of the best experiences that all honeymoon goers must try out!
The Pothamedu View Point has a majestic beauty attached to it, located at a distance of 4.5 kms from Munnar. The coffee, tea and cardamom plantation located at the Pothamedu View Point appears like a bouquet of natures scenic beauty. The Pothamedu View Point offers hiking and trekking opportunities for those who love adventure sports. One can also view the Idukki Arch Dam which is situated 60 kms from Pothamedu View Point when sky is clear. Pothamedu View Point has a panoramic view of adjoining valley and river Muthirapuzha. It has an ideal view for photographers as well as leisure travellers. August to May is the preferable time to visit the Pothamedu View Point. When viewed from the Pothamedu View Point, vehicles crawling up the serpentine road from Kochi appear to be minute. A stroll along this magnificent location near Idukki takes approximately twenty minutes and gives a heavenly experience of peacefulness and calmness. Surely Pothamedu View Point is a place which has a magnetic influence of attracting tourist and for the same reason is also counted among the famous places situated near Munnar.
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