There are plenty of interesting places to visit in Munnar filled with natural beauty. If you the hill station of Munnar, you will realize that it is a piece of heaven on earth. People who visit this marvelous hill station should add Vattavada in their itinerary. Simply plan a trip to Vattavada if you would like to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of hills. Walking along the zigzag road and watching the scenic surroundings can be a wonderful experience to each visitor to this picnic place.
Located at an altitude of around 6500 feet above sea level, Vattavada is almost 50 kilometers away from Munnar Town perfect to enjoy marvelous views of the scenic surroundings. The terraced valleys and slopes of this awe-inspiring tourist spot are occupied with vegetable fields. It is interesting to that this small serene village in Kerala is known as the “market of Kerala” because of its extensive vegetable fields. As you know, most of the areas in Munnar have large tea plantations but Vattavada fascinates travelers with its large vegetable and fruit fields.
The rich fruits and vegetable plantations make Vattavada, a well known market in Kerala from where travelers can buy fresh fruits and vegetables. In fact, you will not find such varieties of fruits and vegetables anywhere else in this state. You can find fresh fruits like apple, plum, orange, passion fruit, egg fruit, gooseberry, blackberry and peach in abundance in the markets and shops of this hill station.
One of the main attractions of Vattavada is its salubrious climate. Since it located in the eastern part of the Western Ghats, this picnic spot is blessed with clean and healthy climate and eye catching environment. Choose Vattavada if you are looking for an attractive tourist spot with cool and pleasant climate to explore. Although this tourist destination is not so popular like many other attractive places in Munnar, you will certainly admire the virgin beauty of Vattavada. The pleasant climate is the prime reason for the large vegetable fields.
Visitors to this enchanting hill station should get the opportunity to enjoy many beautiful blooming plants. Vattavada is also blessed with rare species of fauna. Everybody will love to visit a place which fascinates with its natural beauty. It must be an amazing experience to watch varieties of colorful butterflies and many other winged flies. You can go back with beautiful traveling experience once you visit this majestic tourist destination.
Never forget to enjoy trekking during your visit to Vattavada. You can also plan trips to the nearest tourist attractions of Munnar like Top Station, Kanthaloor, Kodaikanal, Matupetty and Meesapulimala. Other exciting activities that you can indulge in Vattavada are mountain biking, jungle camping and jeep safari. It is also interesting to mingle with the local tribes and know their lifestyle.
How to reach Vattavada
By Rail: The nearest railway station is Ernakulam
By Airport: The nearest airport to Vattavada is Cochin / Kochi International Airport.
By Road: This destination is well linked by road and you can take bus services or hire cabs from Kochi.