Supported by the undulating ranch slopes of Munnar, and not far from the Anamudi crest is Mattupetty. Arranged in the acclaimed slope town of Munnar, Mattupetty found 13 km from Munnar is arranged at a statue of 1700 m and is a joy for nature sweethearts.
Mattupetty offers many entrancing sights to savor. Other than the lavish green tea manors and the moving prairies, the Shola woodlands in and around Mattupetty are perfect for trekking and are living space to an assortment of fouls. Rivulets and falls jumble the landscape here, which again adds more fascination in the place.
One of the fundamental attractions in Mattupetty is the excellent lake, and the Mattupetty Dam, which is perfect excursion spots. The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Idukki gives sailing offices in the Mattupetty Dam. Speedy dispatch, moderate speedboat, and speedboats are accessible on procuring. Other adjacent spots of intrigue incorporate the pleasant Kundala tea estates and the Kundala Lake.
Of all the principal attractions at Mattupetty is the dairy cultivate, keep running by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project. The dairy cultivate is an exceptional one of its kind with a few assortments of high-yielding steers being raised.
The most alluring piece of Mattupetty dam is its still water which mirrors the tea plant around. You can draw in yourself with water don exercises like speed sailing composed by local Tourism Promotion Council of Idukki (Munnar) and appreciate the quite common surroundings of this delightful dam. Experience darlings additionally have choices here like trekking in the Shola woods.
Amidst the slopes, encompassed by the tea gardens, Shola timberland and uneven woods lay a delightful lake, only a couple of miles far from the Mattupetty dam. The quiet feel of the lake will take you to a universe of peace. You have unlimited alternatives – possibly you can go for sculling in the lake or you can sit on the shore appreciating the quietness here. Vacationers can go for a speed pontoon, pedal vessel, speedboat or skiff.
Mattupetty is otherwise called ‘steers town’, the name which originated from the renowned Indo Swiss homestead venture or Livestock extend. The venture was propelled in the year 1963 as a feature of the reciprocal understanding amongst India and the Swiss government. You can see many assortments of high yielding steers in this ranch. Seeing the cows eating unreservedly on the slopes of the wide homestead is a one of a kind ordeal which any visitor can have ever in his life.
The ranch is around three kilometer far from the Mattupetty Dam and is devoted to cows improvement and research focus set up by the Government of Switzerland. At introduce, the venture is dealt with by the Kerala Livestock Development and Milk Marketing Board.
Nearest railway station: Angamaly, via Aluva – Munnar Rd, about 109 km from Munnar
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 108 km from Munnar