Located 15 kilometres from Munnar, at an altitude of 600 feet above the sea level is the famous Echo Point. Known for its natural echo phenomenon, it is at Echo Point where you can hear your voice reverberate back to you as an echo when you shout. Situated along the banks of the picturesque Kundala Lake, Echo Point is surrounded by misty clouds, hills, verdant meadows and forests, which make a visit to this scenic place even more exhilarating.
Essentially, Echo Point is the confluence of three famous South Indian mountain ranges. These are the Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and the Kundala ranges. Situated alongside the banks of the enchanting Kundala Lake, Echo Point boasts of a misty background while being surrounded by greenery. One can enjoy a lot of activities here at Echo Point. Be it a peaceful stroll around the hill slopes, or a trek to the hilltop, Echo Point is a paradise for adventure junkies.
You can also go for boating in the lake, and choose between a speedboat or a paddle boat according to your liking. Echo Point also serves as a great place for bird watching, as many people come here to get a glimpse of the vibrant species of native and migratory birds here.Amongst the most interesting and beautiful attractions at Echo Point are the rare Neelakurinji flowers. Also known as Strobilanthes, these flowers are known for blooming once every 12 years, thereby enhancing the beauty of the entire valley. Located close to the Echo point are various other peaks and attractions, which are worth visiting if you are coming to Munnar and wish to spend a day amidst its natural beauty.