Attractions Nearby

Camp Noel, Munnar - Attractions Nearby

Join us for an out of the ordinary experience on and off the beaten track combining the mainstream tourist sites with the unexplored best that Nature has to offer.

Explore some must see tourist attractions near Camp Noel, Munnar.

MUNNAR (36 kms from Camp Noel)

Across the expanse of thirty sprawling tea estates, discover Munnar – Kerala’s premium hill station.

TOP STATION (a view point 9 kms from Camp Noel)

At 2200m above sea level , this is the highest point on the Munnar -Kodiakanal road offering a panoramic view of the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu. The rare flower ‘Neelakurunji’ (strobilanthus) belongs to this region.

MATTUPPATTY DAM (23 kms from Camp Noel)

Built in 1953 with a total length of 297 feet and a catchment area of 105 million cubic feet, the lake created by this dam provides a picturesque picnic spot. Speed launches and slow speed motor boats are available on hire.

THE INDO SWISS DAIRY PROJECT ( 20 kms from Camp Noel)

A joint venture between the governments of Kerala and Switzerland, this endeavour is aimed at rearing high milk yielding cows. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here.

KUNDALE DAM (15 kms from Camp Noel)

This 850-foot long dam was constructed over 100 years ago during the 25th year of the reign of the Maharaja of the state of Travancore. With a reservoir capacity of over 250 million cubic feet of water, this dam is a symbol of engineering excellence that has endured for more than a century.

ECHO POINT ( 5kms from Camp Noel)

What is really intriguing about this place is the fact that the echo can be heard only if you face the trees in a perpendicular direction and not if the sounds are directed at the trees in an angular direction. This makes it an interesting diversion en route to Top Station.

KODAIKANAL (59 kms from Camp Noel)

At an altitude of about 2,133-m and covering an area of 21.45-sq-km, Kodaikanal is located amidst the folds of the verdant Pali hills and is one of the most popular hill stations in India. This little hill town is renowned for its educational institutions of international repute.

RAJAMALAI SANCTUARY – (17 kms from Munnar)

This wildlife sanctuary is home to the Nilgiri Tahr – a rare species of mountain goat whose numbers exceed a little over 1300. Half the world’s population of this rare species of mountain goat or Tahr, which is fast becoming extinct, is now found here.

DEVIKULAM ( 7 kms from Munnar)

Devikulam boasts of picturesque settings against the backdrop of its velvet lawns. The Sita Devi Lake situated here is an ideal picnic spot with its pristine surroundings, mineral water, and trout-fishing facilities.

ANAMUDI (25 kms from Munnar)

The highest peak in South India ( 2695 m above sea level) and an ideal spot for trekking.

MARAYOOR (40 kms from Munnar)

One of the only places in Kerala where the natural foliage is the abundant growth of sandalwood trees, Marayoor boasts of a children’s park extending across one hectare of land under the canopy of a single Banyan tree along with many natural caves with murals and priceless relics from the latter part of the Stone Age civilization.

 

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