Snuggled in the Green valley of Munnar, the glorious Hill station of Mattupetty offers an amazing experience for tourists and help them feel alive and happy. This beautiful place takes you very close to the calmness of nature. The whirl of serene tea plantation of the hills here and beautiful rolling grasslands makes Mattupetty a delightful destination, which deserves a visit. Mattupetty Dam is Located 13 km away from Munnar, near the famous Anamudi Peak. Mattupetty hill is at a height of 1,700 meters. The major attractions of this beautiful destination are Mattupetty Dam and Mattupetty lake, that plays a vital role in water conservation and power generation for the city.
The Muttupetty Dam and lake are just a perfect picnic spot. Tourists and locals both can enjoy themselves to the fullest here. You can also enjoy trekking and jungle walk at this natural treasure trove. Gifted with so many natural wonders, Mattupetty offers plenty of fascinating and mesmerising sights to the visitors. The District Tourism Promotion Council has made arrangements for the people to enjoy different boating facilities like a speedboat, pedal boat, rowboat, and motorboats.
The Mattupetty Dam was, constructed under the Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project in late 1940. The major purpose was of water conservation and power generation. It is a storage concrete gravity dam. The still water of the dam and the nearby beautiful tea ground makes Mattupetty an ideal tourist destination you can take pleasure in a world of peace while sitting by the lakeside.
Just a few Kilometers away from the dam, in a serene ambience, one can spot 'Mattupetty Lake,' which is covered in a mist of clouds. Mattupetty is also quite popular for an Indo Swiss Farm Project, which was started in the year 1963 as a part of the agreement between Indian and Swiss government. Watching these cattle is an entirely different experience. The Hill station is also commonly known as 'cattle village’.
The best time to visit Dam is from August to May. The weather is perfect during this time for any activity, that you may want to experience, particularly in these months.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.