Echo Point, Munnar

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Ideal Time: 1-2 hrs

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6:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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Echo Point, Munnar Overview

Located at an altitude of 600 ft. and at a distance of about 15 kilometres from Munnar, Echo Point is situated right in the lap of a quaint lake and misty hills covered with lush green trees. As the name suggests, this place is well known for its enthralling illustration of the phenomenon of echoing. As you scream, it is fun to hear your voice reverberate around the attraction again and again.

The unique beauty of the Echo Point marks the confluence of three mountain ranges, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundala. Situated on the banks of a lake, the calm and serenity of this place are enchanting. You can indulge in a peaceful walk around the gentle slopes of the hills here, or go for boating in the serene waters of the lake. Echo point is a paradise for birdwatchers, as many native birds can be spotted here. You can also see a few shops on the periphery of the attraction selling local items of the hill station.  You will find the rare Neelakurinji flowers or Strobilanthes that blooms and enhances its beauty.  On your visit to Munnar, Echo Point should be on your to-do list.

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Owing to its favourable climate and terrain, the Echo point offers some many adventure sports options for adrenaline junkies. Explore the trekker in you at this destination, as it is quite famous for its trek routes. Nature walks are another activity worth pursuing in this destination. You can also go for boating here, which is a beautiful experience in itself. Whether you are new to the world of adventure sports or are an experienced veteran, this place is worth a try!

A perfect example of Kerala's breathtaking beauty, the Echo Point is a favourite among photographers. The soft clouds rolling through the misty terrains of the mountains make up for a sublime sight, and you will certainly want to capture it with your lens. The beauty of the lake and tea plantations nearby only add another dimension to this place and make it a delightfully picturesque destination.

The ideal time to visit Echo Point is in the summer and the winter season. The temperature ranges between 15 to 25 degrees Celcius in summers and 5 to 25 degrees Celcius in winters. The weather remains pleasantly cool and balmy.You will enjoy the scenic beauty which is at its best in these two seasons. Though monsoons have great weather, it is advisable to avoid visiting in this period since rains can obstruct your outdoor plans.

Do try the pineapple and mangoes sold here by the local hawkers.

The Echo Point of Munnar is located on Top Highway road in Idukki district. It can be easily reached by your private car. It is advised to hire a car to travel to Echo Point as the local transportation is not very developed in Munnar.

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