Mattupetty dam was built in Mattupetty, located 13 kms away from Munnar. Nestled within the hills of Munnar, this hill station is situated at a height of 1,700 m. Here you can enjoy the view of the green valleys and feel the fabulous climate around. In the vicinity of the dam is a beautiful lake where you can enjoy a serene boat ride on the calm waters and engage yourself with water sport activities. The most attractive part of Mattupetty dam is its still water which reflects the tea garden around.
The Mattupetty Dam is located at an extremely scenic location ideal for photography. The place is famous not just for the views but all for the amusing activities it has to offer. Although cleanliness may be an issue, you can try this place for the natural views and the pleasant weather.
Mattupetty Dam is a concrete gravity dam, constructed between 1949 and 1953 for the purpose of conservation of water and for hydroelectricity generation. The dam is a haven for many wild animals and birds due to its constant water availability.
In the vicinity of the dam is a beautiful lake where you can enjoy a serene boat ride on the calm waters and engage yourself with water sport activities. The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Idukki provides boating facilities. Speed launch, slow speedboat and motorboats are available on hire.
Adventure lovers also have the option of trekking in the Shola forest. The Shola forest near the village is perfect for trekking as it houses varieties of birds and animals, many rivulets and cascades that add to its beauty.
Mattupetty is also known as ‘cattle village’, because of the famous Indo Swiss farm project. This dairy farm is one of its kinds with more than 100 varieties of high-yielding cattle being reared. The sight of the cattle grazing freely on the hills of the wide farm is a unique experience and should not be missed. Visitors are allowed to enter only three of the eleven cattle sheds as the rest are off limits.Trip to Muttupetty is incomplete without a visit to the Kundala tea plantations and Kundala Lake, which is located in the vicinity of the village. Tourists often combine their visit to Mattupetty with a trip to Vagamon, Munnar, Eravikulam National Park and Thattekad Bird Sanctuary.
Mattupetty Dam Boating Timings - 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
Mattupetty Indo-Swiss Farm Timings - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM.
Dam Entrance Fee - INR.10 per person.
Indo-Swiss farm Entry Fee - INR 5 per person.
Boating Charges - INR 300 (15 min/5 people); Big Boat - INR 700 (30 min/20 people).
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