Almost 13 KM off the Munnar town, Mattupetty Dam is a famous holiday spot for tourists. This beautiful hill station is hemmed in by Anamudi Peak covered with undulating slopes of tea gardens with an emerald lake in the middle of the place where people often indulge in speed boating.
Carefully watch the stillness in water; you would notice the rippling reflection of the lush tea gardens on the sides. The height at which Mattupetty is located is around 1,700 m which makes the Dam to be one of the highest Dams in Munnar.
This is one of the attractions in Munnar that goes on everyone’s to-do list because Mattupetty is dream destination Munnar and the Dam falls en route. Just a few kilometres away from the Dam lies the lake which is settled amid the tea gardens and Shola forest; one of the places to visit in Munnar that goes without saying.
Location: Mattupetty, Munnar, Kerala 685616.
Best Time to Visit: August to May
Attractions: Mattupetty Dam and Mattupetty lake.
Things to Do: Speed launch, pedal boat, row boat, motorboats, slow speedboat, and horse riding.
Average time required for visiting: It is an ideal one-day destination.
Distance from KSRTC Depot Munnar: It is around 12 to 13 Km from KSRTC depot.