at a height of 1700 m, Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialised
dairy farm, the Indo-Swiss live stock project. Over 100 varieties of high
yielding cattle are reared here.
Visitors are allowed into three of the eleven cattle sheds at the farm. The Mattupetty Lake and Dam, just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful picnic spot.
The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala Lake are other attractions in the vicinity. DTPC Idukki provides boating facilities on the Mattupetty Dam. Speed Launch and slow speed motor boats are available on hire.
Mattupetty Lake And Dam:
A nature lover's paradise, Mattuppetty Lake is nestled on the hills of Idukki, one of the most nature rich districts of Kerala.The calm, tranquil waters of the Mattuppetty Lake offer solace to the weary souls. A boat cruise on the lake is the best way to experience the idyllic destination.
The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) at Idukki is providing speed boats, motor boats, pedal boats and row boat facilities at the lake.
Indo-Swiss Livestock Project:
Mattuppetty is noted for its Indo-Swiss Livestock Project, where improved varieties of cattle are bred. The farm is open to visitors from morning till evening.
Air: Nearest airport is Cochin International
Airport, about 130 km.
Rail: Nearest railway station is at Kottayam about 142 km from Munnar.
Road: Mattuppetty is just a 13 km drive from Munnar, the most enchanting hill station of south India.