Places of Interest
With its sleepy little cottages, bungalows, old playgrounds and courts, Chithirapuram still exudes an old world charm. Home of the PallivasalHydel Power Project, this hill town is also famous for its picturesque tea
Lockhart Gap is situated close to chinnacanal /devikulam and is an ideal place for adventure trekking and adventure activities. This tourist spot in Munnar has fresh mountain air , mist clad tea garden hills and panoramic view of valleys in Munnar.
Mattupetty (18 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)
Situated at a height of 1700 Mts, Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialised dairy farm, the Indo-swisslive stock project. Over 100 varietes of high yielding cattle are reared here.Visitors are allowed into three of the eleven cattle sheds at the farm
The Mattupetty lake and dam , just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful picnic spot. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundalalake are the other attractions in the vicinity. DTPC Idukki provides boating facilities on the Mattupetty Dam. Speed Launch and slow speed motor boats are available on hire.
Pothamedu (15 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)
Pothamedu offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breath taking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain walks.
Devikulam (20 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)
This idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is a rare experience. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings is a good picnic spot. The lake is also ideal for trout fishing.
Pallivasal (17 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)
This is the venue of the first Hydro Electric Project in Kerala and a place of immence scenic beauty.
Nyayamakad (14 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)
Located between Munnar and Rajamala, Nyayamakad is a land of breath taking waterfalls. The waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600 meters. The enchanting surroundings makes an excellent picnic spot and trekking point.
Rajamala (24 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)The natural habitat of the Niligiritahr , Rajamala is 2695 Mts above sea level. Half the world’s population of the rare mountain goat or tahr which is fast becoming extinct, is now found here.TheNiligiritahr in Rajamala are now to be found in small herds found in Eravikulam-Rajamala region. The total number of NiligiriTahrs in Rajamala is estimated to be over 1300. Visitors are not allowed during the monsoon.
Eravikulam National Park (24 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)The 97 sq. km. park is situated in the Devikulam Taluk and is home to the NilgiriTahr. The Anamudi peak (2695 Mts) is located in the Southern region of the park.Originally established to protect the Nilgiritahr (Nilgiri Ibex), the Eravikulam National Park is situated in the Devikulam Taluk of the Idukki District. It was declared as a sanctuary in 1975. Considering the ecological, faunal, floral, geo-morphological and zoological significance, it was declared as a National park in 1978. It covers an area of 97 sqkms of rolling grasslands and high level sholas (evergreen forests). The park is breathtakingly beautiful and is easily comparable to the best mountain ranges found anywhere in the world.
Top Station(51 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)It is 1,880 meters above sea level. The panoramic view of the Western Ghats and the valley of Theni from Top station is simply breath taking. Top station got this name from it’s being the uppermost located railway station on the Kundala Valley Railway.
Blossom Park(20 km from Season7, The Nature Resort)Blossom International Park is about 3 km away from Munnar town and it spreads over 16 acres. It is a peaceful location to enjoy a calm and relaxing nature walk admiring flowers and surrounding green hillside. The park offer many activities for tourists like boating, cycling, roller skating etc.
The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.