Top station to be found about 32 km from Munnar, is the highest point (1700 m) in Munnar, on the Munnar-Kodaikkanal road. The place falls on the border between Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Here you can enjoy the panoramic view of the Western Ghats and the valley of the Theni district of Tamil Nadu.
Top Station got its name from the fact that it was the highest train station located in the Kundala Valley. At this top point, you can feel that the clouds are only a touch away from you. The destination is famous for the flowers of Neelakurinji (Strobilanthus), which used to bloom once every twelve years. The flowering of these rare flowers will give the destination a different bluish appearance. The next flowering season of Neelakurinji is in 2018.
The best time to visit the upper station is from April to May. The upper station is easily accessible from Munnar, as there are frequent buses from there and you can also make use of the available taxis. You can also visit the Kurinjimala sanctuary very close to the upper station.