Nearby is a fascinating place where you can witness the entire process of tea production, its processing and tea tasting.
At an altitude of 1,700 m, and 10 kms from Munnar, is home to the Mattupetty Dam and Lake and is a favourite picnic spot. You could also opt for activities like boating and horse riding here. The forest in and around Mattupetty makes it an ideal location for trekking and some bird watching.
Is a little ahead Mattupetty lake, where you can see more than 100 varieties of cattle. It has a beautiful rose garden that you could visit as well. Close by is the Echo Point, which offers you a panoramic view and the thrill of hearing your voice echo.
6 kms from Munnar, has some fine plantations of tea, coffee and cardamom. It also offers a great opportunity for trekking.
is another hill station 7 kms from Munnar, landscaped with interesting forests and tea plantations. It is also has a lake where you could fish for some trout for your picnic.
is a quaint town 10kms from Munnar, filled with pretty cottages, bungalows and tea plantations; it's a place that can charm you.
10 kms from Munnar is a picturesque spot with many captivating waterfalls in its environs.
18 km from Munnar and on the way to Thekkady, gushes down a steep cliff 2000 m high. It is an ideal place to take a break on the way to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
is 15 kms from Munnar. Covering an area of 97 sq kms, it lies in the Rajamalai hills and is home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, a mountain goat of South India.
Two kms from the National Park is the Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary,also home to many species of animals including the tahrs. It is also a favourite point to catch somegreat views of the valleys. The very many trekking opportunities within the sanctuary, makes it an adventure seekers delight.
is 60 kms from Munnar and spread out over an area of 90,422 sq kms. It is a landscape of thorny scrub and deciduous forests, wet grasslands and rocky expanses. It is home to the endangered giant grizzled squirrel as well as other animals like elephants, spotted deer, sambhar, etc.