30 - 45 Min
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.
- 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.
|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
First aid kit
Food or Snacks
Things Not Allowed