Marayoor is the only place in Kerala where natural Sandal wood forests are seen.
Ancient dolmens and rock paintings in Marayoor date back to the Stone Age.
The mountains, rain forests, deciduous forests, riparian forests, scrub forests, brooks, paddy fields, river, waterfalls, rocky hills, sholas and hamlets help Marayoor to find a top place in the nature lover’s favorite list. Marayoor got its name from the amalgam of two Malayalam words, Mara and Oor- meaning hidden & land. Marayoor is in the Idukki District , Kerala, 42 kilometers north of Munnar through the Udumalppetta route.