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Timings : 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Time Required : Less than 1 hour

Entry Fee : No entry fee

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Photo Point, Munnar Overview

Photo Point is this picturesque site perched atop the low rolling slopes and undulating plains of Nilgiris in Munnar. In the backdrop of the stretches of tea gardens typical to this region of the country, this point serves as an excellent photographic opportunity; as it is clear from the name itself. Photo Point is located 2 kms from Munnar, on the way to the Madupetty Dam.

Apart from its scenic beauty and lush green tea gardens, it is also known for aromatic spices. The route up to the spot is quite spectacular as well and makes the entire journey worth it. Photo Point is a famous sightseeing, a picnic spot and a filming destination, and rightfully so. When in Munnar, make sure that you do not miss this stunning beauty!

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Tea Plantations at Photo Point

Photo Point is essentially a tea garden, and you can have an enriching experience about tea plantations here. The entire landscape is carpeted with fragrant tea leaves which are not only a visual treat but an olfactory experience as well. Dress up as a tea plantation worker and take a peek at the life of locals. The mesmerizing landscape is an ideal backdrop for an elongated photo session with friends and family, and you will surely enjoy this unique photo shooting endeavour.

Photography at Photo Point

If you do not have your own camera, there are professional photographers around to do it for you. They even have gear with them to dress you up as one of the local tea-workers. With a small amount of INR 30-40, they will develop the print for you almost immediately. Stand along the brilliant blue skyline at the edge of the slope or against the background of the symbolic tea gardens and frame some of the most beautiful moments of your trip.

Food at Photo Point

Since there are very few stops for food or refreshments on the way, this place being a tourist spot has some shacks here and there that serve light snacks, water and tea/coffee. Fill your stomach and quench your thirst here, while enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Coconut water is also available here in makeshift stalls and thelas.

Tips For Visiting Photo Point

Try to arrive here earlier in the day as this place gets crowded during the later hours. Also, avoid visiting this place during summers as it is too hot.

How To Reach Photo Point

The site falls at a distance of 3 kilometres from the city centre of Munnar, right on the way of regular tourist sightseeing spot Mattupetty dam. Any hired car will take you here, or if you are not aware of its existence, any driver would definitely stop here and urge you to visit the place.

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