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Top Station

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Northern Travancore : Top Station
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Top Station is in Kerala.


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.


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


Trekking in Chinnar forest[2]


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


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


Local teas served attractively in several variations


No hotel. Stay in Munnar

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