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5 Hidden Locations in the Kashmir of South India


Munnar is called the ‘Kashmir of South India’ for a reason. This pristine wonder of nature serves as a soothing sight to your tired and urbanized eyes. Although Munnar has been famous for decades, there are so many locations and gems in and around Munnar that are still unexplored and quite hidden! These 6 hidden gems in and around Munnar give the perfect vacation vibe and are sure to inspire you into a new life! Check out these cool Instagrammable hidden gems and locations with your gang and your loved ones this summer and plan your fantabulous vacation!

1. Anayirankal Dam – This hydro-electrical dam is located 25 km from Munnar and is super close to the Chinnakanal Falls, is one of THE largest man-made dams to ever exist!

2. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary – Located in the Mayanoor and Kanthalloor panchayats in Idukki, this Wildlife Sanctuary is sure to disconnect you from your buzzing mechanical life and help you reconnect with nature.

3. Mathikettan Shola National Park – This out-worldly National Park is located in the Poopara village, about 34 km from Munnar is quite the breath-taker with its verdant ecology and majestic lifeforms!

4. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate – What’s a trip to Munnar without enjoying the briskness of a fresh tea farm? The Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is 35 km from Munnar, is located at a chilling 7,900 ft above sea level, and holds the world record for being THE highest-elevation tea plantation! The Neelakurinji flower beds that flower once every 12 years are yet another beyond-belief sight!

5. Kallippara Sunset Point – If you’re someone who LOVES nature and sunsets, then the Kallooppara Sunset Point will certainly be in your most dreamy sunsets! An off-road drive from Vathikudy leads to this heavenly sunset point, buried between the mushy clouds, blooming hills, and panoramic views, the Kallooppara Sunset point astonishes its audience with its chilly breeze and out-worldly views!