Eravikulam National Park, is located in the Kannan Devan hills of Munnar. The national park is famous for endangered Nilgiri Tahr. The forest spread over an area of 97 sq km is divided into; core area, buffer area and tourism area.
Munnar has several hilly streams falling from height thereby forming a plunge pool. Attukal, Lakkam, Chinnakanal, and Thoovanam, are some famous waterfall in Munnar and their plunge pool areas serve as lovely picnic spots for tourists as well as locals.
Located on the Munnar-Marayoor route, Lakkam waterfalls is surrounded by vaga trees and surging cascades, and is an ideal picnic spot in Munnar. While on a picnic in Attukal waterfalls, in the outskirt of Munnar town on the way to Pallivasal, also plan a small trek along the surrounding hillocks. River Pambar drops as Thoovanam falls near Chinnar wildlife sanctuary, forming a breathtaking stream. Its base is a nice place to go for a day picnic, especially with kids.