Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam Tourist Places

Mattupetty, otherwise called the ‘cattle village', is ranked top among Munnar places to visit. The dam and its premises are known for their sightseeing opportunity. The elephant herds coming down to drink water is a sight that interests sightseers. Apart from elephants, the premise is also famous for other species of wild animals, birds, and butterflies. The dam is also famous for the Indo Swiss farm project or Livestock project which was launched in the year 1963. The farm and the view of the cattle grazing around is a beautiful sight for tourists. The major attraction of the dam is the still water which has a beautiful reflection of the landscape around. The spot is ideal to engage in activities like trekking, boating, and more.

Dating back into Kerala's history of the 1940s era, we can find that the Mattupetty Dam at Munnar, Kerala is one of the most prestigious, oldest dams that tourists love to visit between December -April every year. This eco-friendly tourist location is embalmed amid green valleys, Shola Forests, free-flowing lakes, serene village life, this landscape is known as the "cattle village" of Kerala. The visiting time is between 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM daily.

Tourists can enjoy various water sports like rowboats, speed boat rides, pedal boat rides, swimming, and fishing expeditions. For the trek walk lovers, an easy-stroll uphill to the Dam premises will showcase the magnanimity of this magical place. Don't miss the Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi Hills, and Tea Museum once you reach Idukki, and then also visit the Dam.

 

Location : 3 km from Mattupetty Dam, Mattupetty, Idukki, Munnar, 685612.
Timings : 9.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Entry Fee : Rs.10

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