The most popular hillstation in Kerala at an elevationof 1600m, Munnar is 76km from Kothamangalam. Painted green with sprawling tea gardens, mountains, streamsand waterfalls, Munnar is also famous Eravikulam national park, home to Nilgiri Tahr, the mountain goat. Anamudi, the highest peak in South India at 2700m is also in this region.
There are many options to quench the wanderlust in you when you are in kothamangalam.The inchathotty suspension bridge (15.6 km), Kallil temple (12 km),Thattekkadu Bird Sanctuary, Paniyeli Poru (18 km) are all must-see spots when you visit Kothamangalam.the nearset airport is (33.6 km) and the nearest railway station is Aluva (35 km). Other nearby spots are kodanad elephant training centre (25 km).Cheeyappara waterfalls (28km),Bhoothankettu dam (10 km) and valara waterfalls (30 km).The Munnar hills station is around 80 km and Thekkady is 110 km from here.