Munnar industrial visit will be very interesting, Munnar offers number of industrial attractions for the visiting students, the major industrial attractions are Tea Factories, Hydro electric Projects, Spices and condiments processing plants, etc.
There is nowhere else quite like Munnar, and that is why so many travellers have a holiday in Munnar as top of their wish lists while travelleing to Kerala. Located at an altitude of 1600m, at the confluence of the Muthirappuzha, Chadavurai, and Kundaly rivers, it was once the summer resort of the British. Munnar holds great appeal for those with an appreciative eye for exquisite beauty – from unending expanse of tea plantations to pristine valleys and the verdant mountains of the Western Ghats; and from national parks and sanctuaries teeming with wildlife, to the beautiful lakes.
Sights To See
At Nullathanni Estate. The exhibits include a sundial made in 1913, original 1905 tea roller, burial urn from 2nd century BC, a wooden bathtub, magnet phone, 1909 EPABX, classic furniture apart from photos, curios etc relating to tea. There is also a tea-tasting demonstration room and a mini manufacturing unit.
Located on a hill in the centre of old Munnar, this is a black basalt building with a prominent nave and bell tower. Consecrated in 1910, the church still has its original 14 rows of polished pews and antique chandeliers.
Established in 1898, this was the first Roman Catholic church in the High Ranges. An interesting facet of Munnar is that on the 3 hillocks which overlook the centre of the town, stand 3 major places of worship-Murugan temple, Mount Carmel church and the Muslim Jamath.
The park has a garden with a profusion of blooms and activities such as boating, roller-skating, campfire etc. Kerala Hydel Tourism Centre, Kochi-Munnar NH.
The main plantation is Tea. Some plantations at an elevation of over 2100 m are amongst the highest in the world.
Pothamedu: (6 km.)
Pothamedu offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar.
Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project (6 Km.): One of the most important electric projects in Kerala. Visitors are allowed on working days only. Permission for a visit can be obtained from the Exec. Engineer, Kerala State Electricity Board, Chittirapuram, Munnar;
Devikulam (7 Km.)
The place is famous for scenic beauty and attracts nature lovers. Here, in picturesque surroundings, the Sita Devi Lake, with its mineral water, is an ideal picnic spot. The District Tourism Promotion Council has also started a nursery of spices at Devikulam.
- Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project
- Eastern Condiments Pvt. Ltd.
- Kolukkumalai Tea factory
- Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Company Private Limited
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
On the way to Thekkady from Munnar the waterfalls attract visitorsLockhart Gap (19 Km.)
It provides a panoramic view of the valley and plantations
Situated almost 6000 ft. above sea level, it is one of the most scenic tea estates in the High Ranges. It is also the base to visit the Eravikulam National Park.
This Park lies at the crest of the Anamalai ranges. The Nilgiri Tahr, a rare breed of mountain goat can be seen here. Eravikulam is accessible by foot from Rajamalai (13 Km.) which is approximately 20 Km. from Munnar town.Top Station (34 km.)
Situated on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, it commands a breathtaking view of the surrounding areas. It takes its name from a ropeway that connected it via Middle Station to Lower Station in the valley. All that remains are ruins.
The highest peak in South India (2695 Mts.), ideal for trekking;Anayirankal: (22 Km.)
A trip on the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience. The Anayirangal dam is surrounded by Tata Tea plantations and evergreen forests.Marayoor (40 Km.)
The nearest town to the Chinnar wildlife Sanctuary, it is famous for its archaeological site and natural sandalwood forest. There is a sandalwood depot run by the Forest Dept here where you can see how it is processed. Behind the Marayoor High School are numerous caves, made out of huge granite slabs, believed to have been the dwelling of ancient tribals.Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (60 km):
the sanctuary is a premier wildlife destination around Munnar. This wildlife site is renowned for its outstanding variety of game including Nilgiri Thar, Nilgiri Wood-pigeon, Grizzled Giant Squirrel, Elephant, Sambar, Gaur, and Neelakurinji.
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- 200 km from Alappuzha
- 163 km from Coimbatore
- 135 km from Ernakulam
- 252 km from Kollam
- 148 km from Kottayam
- 167 km from Madurai
- 158 km from Thrissur
- 310 km from Thiruvananthapuram
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