Rhodovalley

Rhodovalley is located in Munnar and is so called because of the presence of rhododendrons in the Munnar hills. There are the beautiful grasslands of the ‘Silent Valley’ plateau at a height of 2,000 metres which is best suited for adventurous activities. One can find the endangered species of animals here.  The tourists can conduct trekking in this place which allows him to get the cool mountain air, enjoy the streams and the blooming rhododendrons etc.

Ecotourism Activities

The ecotourism activities done here is the trekking camps. They start from the Silent Valley Tea Estate. There are 2 days and 3 days wild camps as well. During this programme the tourists can stay at camps in the forests.

Some other places of interest include the Orchidarium and flower garden near the KFDC Office in Mattupetty Road. Mattupetty Dam, Lockhart Gap, Kundala and Devikulam Lakes are other major centres of attraction.


Town:
NH 49 links Kochi to Munnar. Aluva is about 120 km while Palakkad is 150 km away.
Airport:
Nearest airport is Cochin International Airport, 121 km away.
Railway Station:
The nearest railhead is Aluva, but the Ernakulam Junction station is better connected to other cities.
District:
Kottayam
Longitude:
10.095551
Latitude:
77.172621

Tourist Place to Visit in Kottayam District, Kerala