Kerala has a rich legacy of mural paintings. It has developed a unique
style in both drawing and painting of murals. The popular imaginations
were full of images of these mural narratives. Mural paintings were generally done on the walls of temples. like the Sreekovil and Gopuram. The wood carvings and
paintings on the temple walls give a balanced incorporation of Kerala
architecture and decorative art.Plantation Village
Two plantation villages are visible from your balcony. Attukad village and Power House village. Workers of the Pallivasal plantation live in these barrack-like dwellings. Each village is exclusive with its own school, playground, dispensary, temple, church etc. Life in a typical plantation village is an experience that is best enjoyed. Magic of Mountain Gods
The vast plantation visible from your balcony is Pallivasal Tea Estate, the largest of 22 tea estates in Munnar. The valley is almost like a big basin and your cottage is on the edge of it. A gap in the far west end permits mist to flow-in and wind carries it like cotton.
Visit the Tea Museum, the local market & Christ Church
A visit to Tea Museum is indispensable to understand the history of plantation of South India in general. Visit the local markets, find-out tea tomato and other special vegetables displayed. Visit Christ Church, a small church built during British, where every pebble speaks about a romantic story.
Rajamala-Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park is where you find the maximum number of world's endangered animals, Tahr. The rolling hills of the park are most enjoyable for a long walk.
Sandal wood trails & Wild life sanctuary
Marayoor is blessed with the largest natural sandal wood forest. Visit a Tribal village and learn about terrace planting or tribal farming in Kanthalloor. Chinnar wild life sanctuary is known for its endangered and endemic birds and animals and a visit here is a definite enriching experience.
Adventure Trails Jeep Drive to Kolukkumali via Chinnakkanal
Visit Asia's highest tea plantation and enjoy scenic beauty en-route.
Explore Diversity Madupety dam-Kundale-Top Station-Koviloor-Pambadum Sholai National Park
Kundale is famous for its lovely lakes and thickly packed forests around it. Every turn of the road is a picnic point. You may be lucky to salute a march-past of a bison- herd some where near a lake.
Top-station offers you a magnificent view of the distant Tamil Nadu
villages. Labours and their supplies came to Munnar through Top-station
during the years of development of plantations.
Koviloor is a typical village known for its terrace farming. Do not miss its market as the sight is beautiful.
Pambadum Sholai National Park is home for many endangered animals and
birds. Listen to the music of the forest while you move along the
thick forest. Diversity of the densely packed forest is amazing.