background

Location

Address:

SpiceTree Munnar, Nadukkurissu, Muttukad-Periakanal Road, Chinnakkanal P.O, Munnar, Idukki,Kerala, 685 618

Nearest airport:

Domestic: Madurai, 163 kilometres
International: Cochin, 160 kilometres

Hotel location:

SpiceTree in Kerala is a mountain retreat with incredible views of the Bison Valley Hills. It is near Munnar in the Western Ghats mountains, a hill station and former resort for the British Raj, in rolling hills dotted with tea plantations. Eravikulam National Park, home to the endangered mountain goat Nilgiri tahr, is a seasonal trekking destination encompassing the Lakkam Waterfalls and 2,695m-tall Anamudi Peak.

Nearby attractions:

Walks. Enjoy the lush greenery of the tea gardens spread for miles and miles in and around the picturesque Kanan Devan Hills. Take a tour of local farms and villages for first-hand knowledge of local culture, lifestyle and farming methods. The walk or drive to Kottagudi Plantations is a thrilling experience. A walk through the cardamom estates is another wonderful experience.

The Tea Museum. The Tata Tea has opened a museum to preserve and showcase a large collection of very interesting aspects on the origin and progression of tea plantations in Kerala’s high ranges.

Eravikulam National Park. 97 square kilometres of the Western Ghats, this is now home to the Nilgiri Tahr, a highly endangered species of wild mountain goat, to Atlas Moths, Elephants, Lion-tailed Macaque, Sambhar deer, Gaurs, Stripe-necked mongoose, Nilgiri Langoor, and predators like Tigers, Golden Jackal, Wild dog and the Leopard and a record of 132 species of birds including the Black-and-orange Flycatcher, Nilgiri wood pigeon, Yellow-throated Martin and Kerala laughing thrush.

Devikulam. This area is rich with precious and unusual varieties of flora and fauna and the unique Sitadevi Lake natural mineral water source.

Nyamakad. This waterfall falls from a height of 1000 metres.

Mattupetty Dam. A huge reservoir with a lovely view of the eucalyptus plantations, wading birds and Echo Point where people go to hear their own echoes. This is a popular picnic and boating spot 1,700 meters above sea level.

Echo Point. On the way to Top Station from Munnar, scenic beauty and a unique phenomenom where sound reverberates.

Kundala. On the way to Top Station, there is a magnificent golf course, an attractive artificial reservoir, and the Aruvikkad waterfalls nearby.

Marayoor.  Numerous hamlets, rocky hills, rivers, streams, cave temples, paddy and sugarcane fields, waterfalls and bamboo forests.

Cheeyapara and Valara Waterfalls. Great trekking spot with waterfalls that cascade down in seven steps.

Blossom International Park. Nestled in the Kerala Hydel Tourism Centre on the Kochi-Munnar national highway. Boating through the Munnar waterways, cycling through the valleys, roller-skating, campfires, and adventurous games.

Chinnar Wildllife Sanctuary. One of twelve wildlife sanctuaries in the protected areas of Kerala. Panther and spotted deer, elephants, gaur, tigers, sambar deer and 245 species of birds including yellow-throated bulbuls.

Kodanadu. Rescue training centre for elephants.

Media and Downloads

Spice Tree,
Muttukad-Periakanal Road,
Nadukkurissu,
Chinnakkanal P.O, Idukki,
Munnar,

India
685 618   |  0844 8159833