Mattupetty, Munnar
Offbeat Attraction


Rank 2
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in Munnar
Average Rating
5.4/ 7 1
71 Ratings & 52 Reviews

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

Experience scale
  • Excellent 11
  • Very Good 20
  • Good 10
  • Average 7
  • Below Average 3
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 1
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

52 traveller reviews for Mattupetty

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  • A S
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 451 Reviews

"Favourites among nature lovers"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted 3 days ago
Mattupetty is beautiful town near Munnar and has a lush green tea plantation and dense forest. It also has a lake where you will see many groups going for picnic. This place comes across as a great place for nature lovers. More
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Nishitha K n
  • Nishitha K n
  • Lives in Mysore
  • 523 Reviews

"Good place for boating"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 1 week ago
Mattupetty is a nice place for boating and horse riding. You can go for about 45 min boating experience in this tourist place. We enjoyed our speed boat experience a lot. More
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S sujan Kumar reddy
  • S sujan Kumar reddy
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 8 photos
  • 8 Reviews

"Go boating on a paddle boat"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 1 week ago
Expansive lakes, boating areas, grasslands and meadows and breathtaking drives make the place a must visit. Make sure you go boating on the peddle boats here. It is pretty romantic. More
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Sindhuja Suyambu
  • Sindhuja Suyambu
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 22 photos
  • 106 Reviews

"It Was Total FUN"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
Mattupetty dam looked excellent. The view from dam was breathtaking. Speed boating was available there. Few street shops selling wooden crafts, wooden kitchen items, street foods were available there. More
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Haseena Shaikh
  • Haseena Shaikh
  • Lives in Goa
  • 8 Reviews

"Carry food to this place!"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
I found this place good for a photo shoot as the boating here was too costly; you can go for a horse ride instead, which cost you Rs.100 per ride for half a km. While on sightseeing, please carry your lunch packed from the city as the food....... More
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About Mattupetty

Mattupetty (the Cattle Village) is a small town which has become a popular picnic spot among tourists visiting Munnar. Mattupetty is located at an altitude of about 1700 m above sea level, at a distance of 13 km from Munnar.

Mattupetty is famous for its Indo - Swiss Farm.  The Indo - Swiss Livestock Project, which was formulated around 1963, was set in Munnar in collaboration with Swiss Government.

Indo – Swiss Farm consists of a project site, a cattle centre and a research centre. The project site is located amidst sprawling grasslands for cattle to freely graze around. The project site also includes landscaped gardens which has many varieties of flowering plants.

At Indo - Swiss Farm, more than 100 varieties of high yielding breeds of cattle are reared. Visitors are allowed only in three cattle sheds among the 12 cattle sheds at Mattupetty.

Mattupetty Dam and Lake is situated about 3 km away from Indo – Swiss Farm. Tourists visiting Mattupetty Dam and Lake often go for boating at the lake to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. Kundala Lake and Tea Plantations lie in close vicinity to Mattupetty Dam and Lake.

Timing: 9 am – 11.00 Pm
             2.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Admission Fees: INR 5

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