Mattupetty is a storage masonry dam which was built in the Western ghats of Kerala to conserve water for hydro electricity power. Mattupetty is located at about 13 kilometers from Munnar and is situated at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level .
Mattupetty is known for its highly specialized dairy farming, the Indo Swiss Livestock Project. There are more than a 100 varieties of cattle reared here and the visitors to the farm are allowed to visit only three out of the 11 cattle sheds present there.
Timings for the visits are 9 am - 11 am and 2 pm - 5.30 pm
- Rs 5 perperson
There is Mattupetty lake and Dam which is located at a short distance from the Dairy farm. The Lake and the Dam are a beautiful spot for picnics which are frequented regularly by the locales s well as tourists . DTPC Idukki has provided boating facilities for hire, in the Mattupetty Dam, like Speed launch, slow speedboat and motorboats etc
Kundala Lake and the sprawling tea plantations are also located nearby. It will be a little difficult to get to the different parts for sight seeing in Munnar. Car rentals, taxis and auto rickshaws are available. State transport buses will the easiest of all to travel from place to place in Munnar
Accommodations in the Munnar area
Near Tea County
Whispering Meadows Resort
Munnar, Idduki Dist.
Kerala - 685565
Tel: 0 - 9447070800
Falling Waters Resort
Kallar- Mangulam Road,
Phone: 04864 278722
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