Lock Heart Gap


14.0/5(15 Ratings)

Lock Heart Gap Overview

Ranked 41 of 63 sightseeing in Munnar

Lock Heart Gap is a popular destination frequented by tourists. Lock Heart Gap, located in Mattupatty, is about 13 km from Munnar on the Munnar – Madurai National Highway.

Lock Heart Gap is famous for its scenic trails through dense forests. Rare species of flora and fauna can be viewed while taking these trails in to the jungle.

Lock Heart Gap is considered as photographer’s paradise due to its peculiar location amidst the hill ranges of Western Ghats.  The view of lush green valleys, rolling hills, grasslands, etc. along with descending clouds gives a breathtaking experience. This place is also famous for its sprawling evergreen tea estates, which are shrouded in mist.

Lock Heart Gap is considered as an ideal place for trekking, mountaineering and nature walks. Kundala tea plantations, Kundala Dam and Lake are the nearby attractions.

What travellers are saying about Lock Heart Gap

Experience scale
  • Very Good 2
  • Excellent 2
  • Below Average 1
  • Average 1
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Good 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time: During DayBest Time: During Day
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsLength of visit: 1-2hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed

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Review and Ratings

Tushar Shah2.5/5

14 reviews

Chill out with Hot Pakoras

Nothing great about this view point as you would already seen some amazing view points before coming to this place during stay in Munnar. The best part about this point is for foodies & you get tea, coffee, steamed corn, roasted corn, hot pakoras, hot bread omlette, maggie, bhel & steamed peanuts. A must stop place for foodies.

Ajith Ninan5.0/5

38 reviews

Thrilling experience

It is scary at the same time thrilling too. Is a narrow road with lots of twists and turns and breath taking views. Narrow road near this point so you have to drive carefully. Even if you are an expert driver it is advisable to take a local experienced driver since the road is too dangerous for strangers. You can enjoy nice valley view from here. Anyway enjoyed this point :)

A S4.3/5

451 reviews

Mystic beauty

Lock heart gap is a cliff with a cloudy atmosphere; it is one of the ways to Munnar. View of tea plantation and mountains is breathtaking. You will rarely get to witness such mystic beauties.


4 reviews

Beautiful place

Its beautiful place where the top of the hill. its amazing experience

Vinodkumar Vasu5.0/5

7 reviews

Morning visit is good

Munnar is a very nice place to visit.Lock Heart Gap view place was full of mist and clouds. It is really a good place. One has to visit this place in the morning to get a good experience.For more details visit below blog.

Praveen Kumar2.1/5

6 reviews

Lock heart

The place was very good to see and all can enjoy very much. Please visit the place during day time to enjoy.

Anil Varghese4.3/5

3 reviews

Great view

Excellent experience, good location to take pictures. You feel among the clouds.



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