mattupettyhillsMattupetti is a hill station situated in Idukki district at a distance of 13 kms from Munnar. It has a height of about 1700 m above sea level and lies in Western Ghat. It is well famous for its specialized dairy farm called as The Indo – Swiss Livestock Project. There are different varieties of cattle found here. The visitors can take a look at some of the cattle sheds in this farm. A famous picnic spot near to this is the Mattupetti Lake and dam which is near to this farm. Some other attractions near to this include tea plantations, Kundala lake etc. Boating facilities are provided in Mattupetti dam. Eco point is also nearby which is a very beautiful place and got its name due to the echo phenomenon found here.

There are the Shola forests near the Mattupetti where trekking can be done. It is a home to many varieties of plants, animals and birds. To add more beauty to the place there are many rivers that criss-cross through the terrain. Here there is a beautiful garden called as Rose garden that gives more beauty to this place. The climate here is good for growing plants.

How To Reach

District Idukki
Near Bus Station Munnar bus station at a distance of 10 kms
Near Railway Station Angamali railway station / Aluva railway station
Near Airport Cochin International Airport at a distance of 130 kms