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Lockhart Gap


  • Current Status :Open
  • State :Kerala
  • District :Idukki
  • Surrounded :Flora and Fauna

Lockhart Gap

Love being at a mist clad hill and feel the fresh mountain air while enjoying the panoramic view of lush green valleys? Visit Lockhart Gap in Munnar and experience the serenity like never before. The picturesque valley is nestled at a distance of 13 km from Munnar, near Mattupetty and is often surrounded by mist-clad blue hills and salubrious climate. It is an ideal spot for adventurous tourism and trekking, both short ones to large ones. Tourists get utmost pleasure in exploring the lush green hills of Munnar that offer some amazing sights of valleys and plantations.

The Lockhart Gap looks much prettier during evenings when the whole surroundings get illuminated in the orange glow and a blanket of moisty clouds surfaces the valleys. This place is famous for its scenic trails through dense forests that combine rare species of flora and fauna. A lot of photographers visit this peculiar location to capture the beautiful images of the Western Ghats, loaded with lush green valleys, rolling hills, grasslands, & more.

The place is equally known for its expansive evergreen tea estates, ideal for trekking and nature walks. The pleasant climate and striking surroundings make Lockhart Gap one of the most preferred locations to visit in Munnar.