is 40 kilometers away from Munnar.
It is the only place in Kerala having a natural growth of sandal wood
trees. The relics of new Stone Age civilization have been unearthed here.
The sandalwood factory of the forest department, the caves (muniyars) with murals and relics and the Children's Park spread across the canopy of a single banyan tree are of great interest to tourists. Thoovanan Waterfalls and Rajiv Gandhi National Park are also nearby.