Anayirankal an perfect picnic spot in Munnar
Anayirankal is on the way to Munnar from Thekkadi 22 kilometers from munnar town . It is a lush green carpet of tea plants. Anayirankal Dam is surrounded by Tata Tea Plantations. Evergreen forests also provide a background and add to the charm of Anayirankal. A trip on the wonderful Anayirankal reservoir makes it an unforgettable experience and thus makes it an ideal picnic spot.
Anayirangal calm serene and very picturesque. tourist can click some great pictures from here. also available for boating and other activities. Over the bridge there are spots for some great views of the Anayirankal dam . The place itself is very beautiful and it makes you feel relaxed right from the time you enter the gates. Greenery and hills around the lake makes you forget the hustle and bustle of urban lifestyle for a while and reminds there is nature doing its own business on the other side of artificial urban lifestyle the reservoir surrounded by Tea plantations.
The calm waters & cool breeze just took you to one of another world which tourist had never experienced. Take a deep breath and enjoy mother nature. Boating available for a reasonable price. A small Boutique available for shopping handicraft items. if you missed the place while visiting Munnar that should be a big lost for your trip.
Anayirankal the name it self has Elephant, From wherever to this place you can see adventure because you can may be face elephants at any moment in rain fall seasons while driving through roads and near of the other side of the dam. the dam with small hydro Power plant near Munnar. Great view of water reservoir and landscapes.
Anayirankal Boating information
One large barge is available for 16 people. It is a slow boat fit for large groups. Cost is 1600 for the whole boat. You can book it partially if there are other people willing to join your group. Everyone including infants, are included in the total number.
There are five seated speed boats that can be booked for Rs 750. Again, even small children are counted. The trip is for 15 minutes and takes you around the lake. as same 20 seated boat also available can be booked for RS 1600 per person. If you are lucky, you can spot a wild elephants near Anayirankal area. Life jackets are available and mandatory. They are relatively new and in good condition .