Mattupetty located 13 km from Munnar situated at a height of 1700 m is a beautiful tourist place in Kerala. One of the main attractions in Mattupetty is beautiful lake, and Mattupetty Dam, which are ideal picnic spots. The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Idukki provides boating facilities in the Mattupetty Dam. Speed launch, slow speedboat and motorboats are available on hire. Besides the lush green tea plantations, and the rolling grasslands, the Shola forests in and around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and are habitat to a variety of birds. Rivulets and cascades crisscross the terrain here, which again adds more attraction to the place.

Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialised dairy farm - the Indo Swiss live stock project. Over a 100 varieties of high yielding cattle’s are reared here.