lock hart gap view point

Nature scenic

Viewpoint

Timings

6:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry fees

free

Distance from munnar

15 KM

Gap Road View Point is a admired destination frequented by tourists. Located in Mattupatty, it is about 13 km from Munnar on the Munnar – Madurai National Highway. Lockhart Gap’s point of view is one of the most beautiful and relaxing places to visit in Munnar. It is a must visit for its mountain air, panoramic views and foggy hills. It is also known for an old natural stone cave.

Lockhart Gap offers a bird’s eye view of the Bison Valley, so named because of the abundance of gaurs, wrongly called buffalo, found here earlier and surrounding hills extending to Thekkady. It’s a great place for a picnic with your family and friends.

The top of the hill offers a breathtaking view of the tea plantations and the valley that surrounds it. During the evening, when the whole environment is illuminated by the orange glow of the setting sun that makes it more beautiful.

It is an ideal place for adventure tourism and trekking, from the shortest to the biggest. It is famous for its scenic trails through dense forests. The rare species of flora and fauna can be observed by taking these paths in the jungle. Do not miss a hike at Lockhart Gap while visiting Munnar.

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