places to visit in and around Munnar, Kerala, India

Mattupetty The other place of interest, situated nearly 13 km from Munnar Town, is Mattupetty. Positioned at a elevation of 1700 meter above sea level, Mattupetty is recognized for its storage masonry dam and the gorgeous lake, which offers enjoyable boat rides, that enable one to take pleasure in the neighbouring hills and landscape. Mattupetty's recognition is in addition attributed to the dairy farm run by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project, where one would find diverse high yielding breeds of cows.

Pallivasal, situated at nearly 3 km from Chithirapuram in Munnar is the site of the first hydro electric project in Kerala. It is a place of enormous scenic exquisiteness and is habitually chosen by visitors as a picnic spot. Holi is a two days festival which is the celebration of the victory of good over evil, in addition to the lots of the spring harvest season. Holi is in general known as the Festival of Colours. 

Nearby town of Munnar is Chinnakanal and the waterfalls at this point, widely known as Power House Waterfalls, cascade down a sharp rock 2000 m above sea level. The spot is augmented with the scenic vision of the Western Ghat ranges. Travelling about seven kilometers from Chinnakanal, one can reach Anayirangal. Anayirangal, 22 km from Munnar, is a flourishing green carpet of tea plants. A trip on the fabulous reservoir is an memorable experience. The Anayirangal dam is bounded by tea plantations and evergreen forests.

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