Near the town of Munnar is Chinnakanal and the waterfalls here, popularly known as Power House Waterfalls, cascade down a steep rock 2000 m above sea level. The spot is enriched with the scenic view of the Western Ghat ranges. When you have traveled about seven kilometers from Chinnakanal, you reach Anayirangal. Anayirangal, 22 km from Munnar, is a lush green carpet of tea plants. A trip on the splendid reservoir is an unforgettable experience. The Anayirangal dam is surrounded by tea plantations and evergreen forests.
Marayoor is a nearby hill station, popularly chosen by honeymoon couples, research and scientific groups and movie makers, due to the silent and comfortable atmosphere to their holidays stay and related jobs, is ideally located at the foot hills of western ghats amidst kerala sandal wood reserves. the wind here is so medicated because of rare species of herbal plants in vast collections. Marayoor is very easily reachable by munnar (one hour) and towards udumalpet, coimbatore road. tourists from both directions (east from munnar and west from coimbatore) specifically shows interest to stop here for its own specialities.
Marayoor is the only place in Kerala with a natural growth of sandalwood trees. Sandal wood tree, scientifically known as or Santalum album is a parasitic tree having fragrant and close-grained yellowish heartwood. About sixty thousand choice sandalwood trees grow over 93 square kilometers of low rainfall tract of Marayoor.Marayoor is about 40 km from Munnar town.