31 attractions you should visit in Idukki - With photos & details

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Into the clouds. Hill stations, waterfalls, tea plantations, high altitude peaks.

Anachadikuth WaterfallsThommankuthu Road, Idukki, Thodupuzha, Thommankuthu, Kerala 685581, India
Waterfalls
Viewpoints
Short Hikes

It is a lesser-known waterfall situated in the Idukki district. With the low depth and low rush of water, it is one of the safest waterfalls in Kerala.

Anchuruli TunnelAnchuruli, Idukki District, Kattappana, Kerala 685514, India
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Dams
Notable Architectures
Tunnels

A 5.5-kilometer tunnel carved through a single continuous granite to move water from Irattayar Dam to Idukki Reservoir.

Ayyapancoil Hanging BridgeMattukatta, Ayyappancoil, Kerala 685511, India
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Bridges

The longest hanging bridge in Idukki district built across Periyar river connecting two panchayaths. This place is famous for its picturesque scenery

Calvari Mount View PointThodupuzha - Puliyanmala Rd, Ayyappancoil, Kerala 685602, India
Viewpoints
Short Hikes

Soak in the views of Idukki Reservoir, the Western Ghat Mountains, and tribal villages.

Carmelagiri Elephant ParkMattuppetty Road, Munnar, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685612, India
Elephant Ride Spots

Ride on an elephant, watch them bathe, shower and eat. The mahouts will show you how the elephant communicates and obey their commmands.

Cheeyappara WaterfallsNH 85, Kochi-Madurai-Tondi Point Rd, Chillithodu, Kerala 685561, India
Waterfalls

This waterfall lies on the roadside enrouting Munnar and is a popular spot for taking a break.

Cheruthoni DamUnnamed Road,, Idukki Twp, Kerala 685602, India
Viewpoints
Viewing Decks
Dams
Caves
Mountain Peaks
Short Hikes

Third highest concrete gravity dam in India which is 138 metre tall and is constructed as a part of Idukki hydroelectric project along with the two other dams at Idukki and Kulamavu. One of the main Picnic spot and viewpoint in Idukki

Chokramudi PeakIdukki, Kerala 685565, India
Viewpoints
1 Day Treks
Rock Climbing Spots
Mountain Peaks

Three hours of a hard hike through tricky rock faces, breathtaking views, windy narrow paths. A viewpoint for an incredible sunrise.

Echo PointMunnar-Top Station Highway, Idukki District, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685616, India
Lake/ River/ Ponds
Street Markets

Situated at the bank of lake overlooking mountains, the place got it's name from the loud echo it makes.

Eravikulam National ParkEravikulam National Park, The Wildlife Warden Munnar PO, Idukki, Kerala, 685612, India
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks
Wildlife Safari Spots

See endangered Nilgiri tahrs at close quarters, immerse in the amazing nature.

Idukki DamCheruthony, Idukki Twp, Kerala 685602, India
Viewpoints
Dams
Mountain Peaks
Short Hikes

One of the highest arch dams in Asia.This double curvature arch dam is constructed between two hills locally known as Kuravan and Kurathy.

IlaveezhapoonchiraIlaveezhapoonchira, Kerala, India
Lake/ River/ Ponds
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

View sunrise and sunset, explore the caves, hike through the mountains.

Kanthalloor WaterfallsKanthalloor - Marayoor Rd, Kerala 685620, India
Waterfalls
Short Hikes

20 meters high waterfall set in the wilderness overlooking view towards open valleys. You can shower underneath the falls if you are willing to fight the coldness of the waters.

Kanthaloor View PointUnnamed Road, Kerala 685620, India
Viewpoints

Viewpoint overlooking a valley below. A nice rocky place to spend time absorbing a peaceful scenary, and to feel the cold winds brushing the body softly.

Keezharkuthu waterfallsIdukki, Kerala 685602, India
Waterfalls
1 Day Treks
Rock Climbing Spots

The waterfall located inside forest, falling from a height of 60 meters and accessible by hiking.

Kolukku Malai TopKottagudi, Tamil Nadu 625582, India
Viewpoints
1 Day Treks
Off-road Spots

The best place to view the sunrise, the beauty of tea plantations, clouds locked in valleys.

Mangala Devi TempleIdukki, Kerala 685509, India
Hindu Temples
1 Day Treks
Temple Festivals

An ancient temple in the middle of the forest.

Meenuliyan ParaMeenuliyan Para, Kerala 685607, India
Viewpoints
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks
Forests
Rock Formations

A huge rock rising over 4,000 feet with an evergreen forest on top of it. The peaks are covered in mist in rainy days but otherwise, you will be able to see the Periyar river flowing below as a silver stream, and parts of the city of Cochin far away.

MeesapulimalaMeesapulimala, Kannan Devan Hills, Tamil Nadu 685616
1 Day Treks
Mountain Peaks

Hike through cloud cladded peaks and rhododendron valleys, experience the most beautiful sights of the Western Ghat Mountains.

Muniyara - Anakottapara ParkKanthalloor - Marayoor Rd, Kerala 685620, India
Viewpoints
Tombs

The Muniyara Dolmens are magnificent prehistoric dolmens, situated in Marayoor, Idukki. The tourists trek through the area of Muniyara to reach 15 different types of Dolmens, which belongs to the Neolithic Age, i.e. between 3000 BC and 14000 BC.

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