There are many places to see near Munnar. Though Munnar is itself a beautiful place, the excursions from Munnar take you to lesser known places around, which are mostly unexplored by tourists. Munnar excursions are an ideal way to get away from the maddening crowd. So check out the list of places given below that surround Munnar and are an ideal getaway for a weekend.
This beautiful hill station is located at a distance of 7 kilometers
and is known for its beautiful lawns and rare flora and fauna. There is
a lake known as Sita Devi Lake, which is a popular picnic spot.
Located at a distance of about 9 kilometers from Munnar, Attukal
provides beautiful scenery of stunning waterfalls and lush green hills.
Attukal is usually visited for trekking excursions.
Chithirapuram is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Munnar and
has a world of its own. Chithirapuram still exudes an old world charm
with its old styled bungalows, cottages and tennis courts. It is famous
for its tea gardens and Pallyvasal Hydel Power Project.
Nyayamakad is located at a distance of about 10 kilometers from Munnar.
Nyayamakad is famous for its cascading waterfalls that fall from a
height of around 1600 meters. The scenic environs make an ideal place
for trekking and picnic.
Pothamedu is situated at a distance of 6 kilometers from Munnar. This
lush green area is famous for its cardamom, tea and coffee plantations.
The zigzag mountainous roads make an excellent place for long walks in
the lap of nature.