Time Required : 1-2 hrs
Entry Fee : No entry fee
Timings : 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Top Station is located about 32 kilometres away from Munnar, on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. It the highest point in Munnar (1700 metres) to enjoy the panoramic view of the majestic Western Ghats and valley of Theni District of Tamil Nadu. Top Station with its low-lying clouds and abundant foliage, is an excellent example of natural beauty. Top Station is historically known as a transhipment point for the delivery of tea that Munnar produced to Tamil Nadu and got its name as it was the uppermost railway station in Kundala Valley. You can still find the ruins of ropeway lines.
Every 12 years, Top Station provides the view to one of the most exotic sightings and beautiful miracles of nature - Neelarkunji. The hills in and around it are laden with the shrub Neelakurinji, and once in every 12 years, these shrubs blossom with blue flowers, leaving the mountains with a coat of blue. Top Station is also famous for its tea gardens. You can also interact with the tea pickers and get a taste of the regional culture and lifestyle.
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