Anayirankal, Top picnic spot in Munnar, Idukki

Anayirankal, a tourist place situated at a distance of 22 km from Munnar, is best known for its tea plantations, dam and lake. Anayirankal Lake and dam attract hundreds of visitors who come here to grab the rare sight of elephant herds quenching their thirst from the lake.

Long stretches of forest and a vast expanse of tea plantation surround this region. Another chief attraction is the Tata Tea Plantations which allows travelers to take strolls enjoying the aroma of tea leaves. Pothanmedu is situated closer to Anayirankal, and it would be smart to cover these two locations in one stretch.

The lush green carpet of tea plants, serpentine roads and evergreen forests make this location a perfect getaway spot. There are several resorts with holidaying facilities in this region. A day or two at these resorts would prove rejuvenating for those who want to get away from the maddening routines.

Munnar is linked by road from both Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Public transport buses are available from other cities to Munnar, but the services are not frequent. Munnar being a tourist hotspot, private buses offer packaged bus tours. Tour package prices start from 1000 INR per head.
Cochin International Airport (4 hours 30 minutes from Munnar)
Railway Station:
Ernakulam Railway Station (4 hrs from Munnar)

Tourist Place to Visit in Idukki District, Kerala