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Top Station is located on the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu. It is wonderfull place on the edge of Kerala's prime tea growing region from which tea was transported down to Munnar and beyond.  
 
Top Station is located on the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu. It is wonderfull place on the edge of Kerala's prime tea growing region from which tea was transported down to Munnar and beyond.  
  
==Get in== by taxi, hiking or local bus from Munnar. One hour 32 km. Trip departing @ ½ hour.
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==Get in==  
By local Bus from Kodaikanal. 3 hr trip. Check local schedule.  
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by taxi, hiking or local bus from Munnar. One hour 32 km. Trip departing @ ½ hour.
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By local Bus from Kodaikanal. 3 hr trip. Check local schedule.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 03:12, 22 January 2007

Top Station is in Kerala.

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Understand

Top Station is located on the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu. It is wonderfull place on the edge of Kerala's prime tea growing region from which tea was transported down to Munnar and beyond.

Get in

by taxi, hiking or local bus from Munnar. One hour 32 km. Trip departing @ ½ hour. By local Bus from Kodaikanal. 3 hr trip. Check local schedule.

Get around

Walking a short steep trail is the only way to the best observation point.

See

Walk to Observation Point from Anita's tea stall at the bus stop. It is a short but steep walk to the Spectacular viewing area at Top Station. The rewards all come at this summit, where the air is crisp and the views sheer and dramatic. The craggy laterite peaks of the Western Ghats, the rolling plains and immaculately laid-out tea plantations are all around. one can see Kambam[1] Valley, Tamilnadu to the east, Kundala Valley

Do

Trekking in Chinnar forest[2]

Buy

Fresh locally grown spices including cardamom, vanilla, pepper, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg.

Eat

pack a lunch in Munnar or take your chances at a tea stall.

Drink

Local teas served attractively in several variations

Sleep

No hotel. Stay in Munnar

Get out

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