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Lockhart Gap Road View Point  

  Munnar , Kerala.
FREE

  • Viewpoint
    Category
    Viewpoint
  • duration
    Duration
    30 - 45 Min
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • bird spotting
    Bird spotting
    Zone
  • snacks counter
    Snacks counter
    Available
  • photographer
    Photographer
    Available
  • pets allowed
    Pets
    Allowed
  • Disability Friendly
    Disable
    Friendly
  • baby friendly
    Couple
    Friendly
  • ExploreBees
    Baby
    Friendly
  • activity zone
    Activity Zone
    Available

Ticket

  • free entry
    free entry
  • adult ticket
    Adult
    FREE
  • children ticket
    Children
    FREE
  • mobile camera
    Mobile Camera
    FREE
  • still camera
    still camera
    FREE
  • video camera
    Video Camera
    FREE

Description

Lockhart Gap is an ideal spot for adventurous tourism and trekking located just 13 km away on the way to Munnar – Madurai National Highway in Idukki District of the southern state of Kerala. It is an ideal place for trekking and adventure tourism. The fresh mountain air, in-the-midst-of-clouds experience make it worthy of a visit. The valley below could not be seen as waves of wispy clouds have conquered the valley below and was hitting upon the mountain one after the another. The breathtaking views of this place and its pleasant climate attract thousands of tourists throughout the year. From this place, can one can experience the panoramic views of Bison Valley and the neighboring areas stretching up to Thekkady in Periyar. Lock Heart Gap also houses a natural cave.

The place is popular as a picnic spot and spending leisure time. A walk through the tea estate and the pleasing weather surrounding the place makes it quite a memorable experience. The place also offers one of the best trek experiences in the Munnar region. Lock Heart Gap offers several trekking routes to choose from. As the place is a home various other kinds of plantations apart from just tea, these plantations add up to the charm of this place. One can also enjoy the sunset and sunrise at this place. With the lush green hills and the streams flowing through these hills, Lock Heart Gap is surely a traveler’s paradise. All together, Lock Heart Gap is an ideal place to rejuvenate yourself keeping you away from the hectic and busy lifestyle of the cities. you can Watch out for the silver streams and the orange glow with sunset and sunrise. During the evenings the surroundings get illuminated in an auburn glow. Lockhart Gap is one such point in Munnar known for its winding trails leading to scenic heights. It is considered a photographer’s paradise due to its special location centered in the hills of Western Ghats. The silver clouds roaming through the mountain and valleys are beckoning. Come early so you can see the mist lazily draping the mountains like curtains slowly revealing what’s hidden under. The crisp and calm mountain air is heavy with the fragrance of wild flowers and herbs. This is truly a nature lover’s paradise with its salubrious weather and spectacular views. 


Tips

  • Photographers would be available there to get us photo prints instantly. Don't forget to get the soft copy of those clicks through Whatsapp. Request them immediately, and note down their numbers.
  • During monsoon seasons, the visibility hits a low and you won’t be able to see beyond 15-20 meters. It is not ideal to travel during night time as the roads leading up to the vantage point is closed down.

Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Last Admission Open daily 24 Hours 365 Days.

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • cap
    Cap
  • first aid kit
    First aid kit
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank
  • Food or Snacks
    Food or Snacks

Things Not Allowed

  • no alcohol
    alcohol
  • no weapons
    Weapons
  • no pets
    Pets
  • no skate board
    Skate board
  • no smoking
    Smoking
  • no wifi
    Wifi
  • no plastic bag
    Plastic Bag

Near By

  • atm
    ATM
    5.9 KM
  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    14.8 KM
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    4.5 KM
  • hospital
    Hospital
    14.5 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    14.5 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    1.8 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    3.2 KM
  • train
    Train
    132.0 KM
  • taxi
    TAXI
    15.7 KM

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