Chithirapuram ,is a attractive little sleepy town with small cottages scattered hither and thither, old-time bungalows and cold charm, within the distance of 10 km from Munnar. The stunning beauty of Chithirapuram offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Chithirapuram has an added charm of picturesque tea plantation and spice nurseries owned by Kerala Spice Board. Locales of tea plantations,mountain background, and tea/spice groves add charms to Chithirapuram.This place enjoys twin significance, first,of sheltering a prominent Pallivasal Hydro Electric Project.Yes, Apart from the sheer beauty of the place, Chithirapuram Hill Station is a locale of great importance as it is home to the Pallivasal Hydel Power Project as well as the popular Indo Swiss Farm.and second ,of being hosted as tourism slice near Munnar.Chithirapuram was a new destination until recently when it was recognized for its tourism scope and a great resourse of hydro-electric power resourse.
Chithirapuram Hill Station is all that you have read about in fairytale books.It is truly one of the most bewitching hill stations in Kerala and a veritable treasure chest of nature’s bounty. When you go to Munnar, it is sure to be one of your must-see tourist destinations. Chithirapuram Hill Station is a perfect base station to stay in and explore other exotic locales in and around Munnar. The city takes you the world of experiences in outdoor activities such as hiking and trekking.. The best time to plan your holiday to this place would be from August/September to May after the rains.
The CSI Church is one of the attractions of Chithirapuram. CSI Church or Christ Church is steeped in history and had served an integral role in the colonial British era. Built of rough-hewn granite with un-plastered walls, it was constructed by the British in 1910. The stained glass windows depicting the saints and Biblical characters lends the church its unique charm. It has a number of brass plaques in memory of British era tea planters. Run by the Church Mission Society, this quiet church is sought by the religious tourist to pray and to meditate.