Mattupetty dam and its reservoir is located 13 km away from Munnar. This dam is built between the hill ranges and it is used mainly for water storage for hydroelectric projects. Its reservoir is a beautiful place to enjoy the serene nature. It is also said to be one of the waterholes where the elephants in the region often visit.
Mattupedi Dairy Farm
Mattupetty is also known for the Indo-Swiss Farm. This is a highly specialized dairy farm which comes under Indo-Swiss Livestock Project. Hundreds of high quality cattle are reared here and new varieties are scientifically developed.
The Tea Museum showcases pictures, machinery, brewing ware and literature dating back to a century—all tracing the evolution and transformation of Munnar as tea heaven and the intricacies of tea-making.
Tea plantations are always synonymous when one thinks of Munnar. A visit to Munnar would remain incomplete without having to visit one of the Tea Plantations.
Eravikulam National Park
A sanctuary for the endangered mountain goat of South India, the Nilgiri Tahr, the Eravikulam National Park stands out for the stark beauty of its rolling grasslands and sholas, spread over 97 sq km in the Kannan devan hills.
Rajamalai is the tourism zone of the National Park, where the visitors are taken in forest dept vehicles.