Located around 11 km from Munnar town, Mattupetty is one of the most beautiful hill stations, best known for its alluring scenery and salubrious weather, which play a key role in making the visit of every traveler memorable.
Apart from being gifted with pleasant and serene ambiance, the scenic village is also noted for its amazing attractions. Some important places you can visit on your Munnar to Matupetty visit include Mattupetty Dam, a storage concrete gravity dam. Here, you can indulge in speed boat rides and horse riding. Moreover, it is an ideal picnic spot too. Another major attraction is Mattupetty Lake, surrounded by green tea farms, shoal forests, and hilly woods, a great place to spend some peaceful moments.
You can also visit the wonderful Dairy Farm run by Indo-Swiss Livestock Project; here, you can see several high-yielding cattle varieties. In addition, you can also indulge in trekking in Shola Forest, close to Mattupetty.
Mattupetty Dam Timings - 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, daily
Mattupetty Dam Munnar Entry Fee -
- Entry - INR 10 per person
- Ordinary Boating (15 min for 1 to 5 pax) - INR 300
- Speed Boating (15 min for 1 to 5 pax) - INR 500
- Big Boat (30 min for 20 pax) - INR 700
- Horse Ride - INR 50 per person
Places to Visit near Mattupetty Dam
After your exploration of the dam, here are some other places you can explore -
- Cowboy Park
- Yellapetty View Point
- Meesapulimala View Point