Soaked in the greens of India’s Western Ghats is a place called Manimutharu. A Panchayat town situated in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district, Manimutharu is a tranquil place that enchants visitors with an enigmatic charm.
Far From The Maddening Crowds
Set amidst the Singampatti Hills far from the maddening crowds, the region lies close to the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve – a place that is so liked by lovers of solitude.
The chirping birds, the pure mountain air, the cool climes, and the exotic wildlife: all exist in a perfect harmony to form the paradise that is Manimutharu. The place is also known for its tea plantations and experiences an average temperature of 13 to 28 degrees Celsius.
The Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
Established in 1988, the tiger reserve was formed by the combination of the Kalakkad Wildlife Sanctuary and the Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary, which were both created earlier in 1962.
The Tambraparani, the Ramanadi, and the Manimuthar rivers flow through the forests, which are home to Royal Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Wild Pigs, Elephants, Sloth Bears, Giant Squirrels, Sambars, and Chital.
Places to Visit in Manimutharu
The region has several tourist attractions including:
- Manimuthar Waterfalls: Located near Manjolai, the waterfalls provide stunning views to shutterbugs. The picturesque natural beauty and serenity of the place enchant visitors. A beautiful garden overlooks the waterfalls.
- Dasan Pool: Also called the ‘Tarzan Pool’, the place is known for its crystal-clear waters surrounded by lush greens.
- Tea Estates: The Manimutharu area is most known for its tea estates maintained by BBTC at Manolai, Oothu, and Kakachi.
- Mini Golf Course: Situated in Kakkachi, the golf course is en route Kudhiraivetti at a distance of about 45 km from Manimutharu. The green meadows make for breathtaking views of the place, which is situated close to the Kakkachi Lake.
Manimutharu RKV Organic Farms
The RKV Adventure & Aero-Sports farms are located in Manimutharu and are spread across a vast area of nearly 50 acres. The place is adorned by towering mountains on three sides. The moment you step in, you’ll enter another world far away from the city chaos.
The region abounds in wildlife and is a plastic-free zone in adherence to the principles of harmonious co-existence with the denizens of the natural world.
Visitors who’d like to experience adrenaline rush can try the adventure sports facilities including power hang glider recreational flying.
You’ll not be the only visitor, for, the place is frequented by peacocks, who’ll happily make friends if you are patient enough. Listen to their calls in the dark of the jungle and they’ll tell the tales of the wild.
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Manimutharu is an ideal place to spend time in the lap of nature. You can explore the region and its exotic wildlife, which will leave you rejuvenated and recharged. The mountains call. Come and experience the magic of Manimutharu. There’s so much to discover and explore!
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