Top station, 41 km from Munnar is considerd as home to some of the highest tea plantations in India, 1,880 m above sea level. Top station is the “top”-tourist attraction. This place gives a real “above the clouds” experience. Top Station is just near or at the top of the mountain and would have a killer view. You can see even the Madurai District of Tamilnadu from this Top Staion. It lies on the state border of Iduki district of Kerala and Theni district of Tamilnadu and commands a panoramic view of rolling green hills. It is an old trade spot.
The Kurinjimala Sanctuary is nearby. This area is popular for the rare Neelakurinji flowers. Frequent public buses operate between Munnar and Topstation. It takes one hour to reach Top Station from Munnar. No overnight lodging is available at Top Station.