Marayoor  - A place rich in ancestry and natural beauty

When you become overwhelmed by the hectic city life, you naturally desire to move out of all the noise and retire to someplace quite. If you feel like relaxing in the abode of nature, Marayoor is the best place. The beautiful hilly landscape, spectacular waterfalls, and a wide variety of flora and fauna will give you the relaxation that you need. The ancient Stone Age monuments will fill you with awe. At Marayoor, you can be close to the bosom of Mother Nature with nothing to disturb your peace.

Located 42 kilometers north of Munnar in Munnar-Udumalpet road, Marayoor is the only place in Kerala with a natural sandalwood forest It is also replete with beautiful green landscapes, lofty hills, and beautiful rivers. There are a few spectacular waterfalls in the Marayoor that will take your breath away. One of the greatest attractions in Marayoor is the trekking trip through its unique landscape.

The tourist destination is also famous for the ancient monuments. Human settlements in Marayoor started back in the Stone Age. There are many pieces of evidence to prove that the history of the place dates back to 10,000 BC.  The place has many remnants of the human inhabitation in the form of Muniyara (Dolmens), rock paintings in Attala, Kovilkadu, and Manala.

The following are the major tourist attractions in Marayoor: