All the above 3 places are close to each other. Pothamedu view point gives excellent view over the sprawing tea, coffee and cardamom plantations. Pallivasal is the venue of the first hydroelectric project in Kerala and also houses the Pallivasal tea factory. Attukal is ideal for long treks and houses the Attukal waterfalls.
On the way to Rajamala (part of Eravikulam National park) is this beautiful land of waterfalls. Water cascades down a hill from a height of 1600 ft and the location is an excellent picnic spot.
The way to Rajamala covers some of the most scenic areas of Munnar. Rajamala is part of Eravikulam National park and is the natural habitat of the highly endangered mountain goats- The Nilgiri Thars (Hemitragas hylocrius). Half of the world's mountain goat population is found here. (1317 in number)
Mattupetty lies at a height of 1700 mts above sea level. The Mattupetty Indo Swiss Dairy Project is a major attraction of the region. Over 100 varities of high yielding cattles are reared here. Visitors are allowed to the rose garden and few cattle sheds inside the project area. Another attraction is the speed boating through the mattupetty dam which is only a stone throw away. You can spot wild elephants and bisons during your boat trip. The mattupetty dam is flanked by the vast expanse of Kundala tea plantation on one side and open grass lands and small hillocks on the other.
the blue... This is a rare variety of flowering plant which blooms only ones in every 12 years. The entire region will be covered with a blanket of blue flowers during the season.
The place got its name due to the echo phenomenon. (This place is near Mattupetty on the way to Top station).
Situated more than 1700 mts above sea level, this is the highest point in Munnar- Kodaikanal road. The place offers panoramic views of the neighbouring regions. On a clear day you can see even the neighbouring districts of Tamil Nadu.
The muniyaras which date back to new stone age is the major attraction here. This is the only place in Kerala where there is a natural growth of Sandal wood trees. The children's park near by is a nice place to relax. The Thoovanam and Lakkam waterfalls accessible just by a short walk through the forest are on the way to Marayoor.
Ideal for mountaineering ,the 4000 ft high rock covers an area of around 500 acres. The small stretch of ever green forest atop the hill is a wonder. The hill gives panoramic view of Kerala up to Ernakulam on a clear day. Cheeyappara & Valara Waterfalls Both the water falls lie close to the Madurai - Kochi highway in between Neriamangalam and Adimaly.