Refreshing, picturesque and serene; Lock hart Gap is the landscape where floating mist is found on the blue layers of hills which can be seen from this spot in Munnar. Lockhart Gap is located at around 12 to 13 KM from Munnar on the way to Mattupetti.
The expansive panorama of green tea slopes, the streaks of white cotton mist and the ultra blue skyline made of mist-clad hills and the sharp winding mountain roads; the place is remarkably special if you want to spend an hour of solitude in this cave quiet valley.
The name is referred to a gap between two mountains which looks like the shape of a heart which can be witnessed from this vantage point. Breathe the fresh tea scent and watch the clouds settling on the hilltop while the Sun is ready to leave, you will realize that you are at one of the best tourist places in Munnar.
Location: Munnar-Madurai National highway, Mattupetti, Kerala.
Best Time to Visit: Early morning or evening.
Activities: Trekking and Nature walks.
Average time required to visit the place: 1 to 2 hours.
Distance from KSRTC Depot Munnar: Approximately 13 KM