Munnar

Munnar is one of the most sought after hill stations in Kerala. It is situated around 1,600 meters above the mean sea level in the western ghats, located in the Idukki district, Munnar is also called “Kashmir of South India” and is popular for Kerala Honeymoon Packages. The hill stations Munnar is famous for its tea plantations, exotic greenery, hill ranges, and it's beautiful valleys make Munnar a charming tourist place to visit. This enchanting hill station is famous for Kerala Honeymoon Packages and Kerala Tour Packages for family. You will cherish your stay at the most scenic and charming hill station in Kerala.

The exotic sightseeing places in Munnar include Mattupetty dam, Kundala lake, Eco point, Munnar top station, Devikulam, Eravikulam National park, Tea Museum. The visitors will enjoy every moment that they spend in the most scenic hill station in Kerala. It makes a remarkable holiday tour package in God’s own country Kerala.

Munnar is a wonderful holiday and honeymoon destination in Kerala. Everything and anything here makes you excited. Neelakurinji the flower which blooms once in 12 years attracts tourists from all over the world. Munnar has a lot of hotels and resorts that offer you various packages like Kerala Honeymoon Packages, Kerala Tour Packages for Family, Holiday Packages, etc.

How To Reach Munnar :

By Road :

Munnar is well connected by road to all major places in south India. There were many private or state buses to reach your destination.

By Air :

Cochin International Airport located at a distance of 104km is the nearest airport to the hill station. From the airport, you can get a cab or bus to reach Munnar.

By Train :

Aluva is the nearest railway station located at a distance of 110 km from Munnar. Visitors can also get down to Ernakulam or Madurai railway station to reach Munnar.

Best Time To Visit Munnar

Winter ( December to March)

This is the best time to visit Munnar. Winter is the most preferred season to enjoy honeymoon in Munnar. The valleys and plantations covered with snow make an ideal honeymoon destination.

Summer ( March to May)

It is the beginning of summer in Munnar. The temperature range between 19-degree Celsius and 35-degree celsius. The atmosphere makes an ideal time for sightseeing and involving other activities in Munnar. It makes a memorable holiday tour package for your family.

Monsoon (June to September)

The monsoon in Munnar experiences heavy rainfall, but you are looking to spend some quiet time the rainy season is the best time. During monsoon, the ambiance becomes quieter so it is a great time to visit the hill station.

Places to visit in Munnar

Mattupetty Dam

It is located 13 km away from Munnar. Here you can enjoy the greenish valleys and feel the climate around. It is one of the best Kerala tour package destinations in Munnar. The main attraction of Mattupetty is its dam and lake. You can engage in speed boating or enjoy the pretty surroundings of the lake.

The dam was built in the late 1940s as a part of the Pallivasal Hydro-Electric project and is now an important source of energy in Munnar in addition to being an important water source for birds and animals. Numerous elephants can be spotted here since it is their favorite spot to drink water. The Mattupetty Dam is a perfect relaxation tourist spot for all nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. One can sit back and enjoy the peaceful surroundings while boating in the dam. All those who love adventures can go out on a trekking quest in the Shola forests. The mesmerizing climate of the place adds to the enjoyment.

Kundala Dam & Lake

It is located 13 km away from Munnar. Here you can enjoy the greenish valleys and feel the climate around. It is one of the best Kerala tour package destinations in Munnar. The main attraction of Mattupetty is its dam and lake. You can engage in speed boating or enjoy the pretty surroundings of the lake.

Munnar Top Station

It is located 1700 m above the mean sea level, this is the highest point in Munnar and gets the view of all mountains and valleys. The top station provides you a picturesque location. Munnar hill station is the highest point in Munnar to enjoy the panoramic view of the majestic Western Ghats and valley of the Theni District of Tamil Nadu. Its low-lying clouds and abundant foliage is a perfect example of natural beauty. Historically Top Station is known as a transshipment point for the delivery of tea that Munnar produced to Tamil Nadu and got its name as it was the uppermost railway station in Kundala Valley.

It provides a view to one of the most exotic sightings and beautiful miracles of nature - Neelakurinji. Munnar hills in and around it are laden with the shrub Neelakurinji, and once in every 12 years, these shrubs blossom with blue flowers, leaving the mountains with a coat of blue. Munnar Top Station is also famous for its tea gardens.

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam is famous for the endangered Nilgiri Tahr a mountain goat. The park is very touristy, it includes several mountains, many rare species of animals, birds, etc.

Eravikulam National park is also famous for housing the endangered mountain goat of South India, the Nilgiri Tahr. It stands out for the ravishing beauty of its rolling grasslands and sholas, spread over an area of 97 sq km in the Kannan Devan hills. Anamudi is the highest peak south of Himalayas at a height of 2695m, stands majestically in the central area of Eravikulam national park. The slopes of the hills are home to many kinds of rare plants and trees some of which are epiphytic orchids and beautiful wild balsams. The important fauna here is the Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, leopard, tiger, Indian bison, etc.

Tea Museum

Munnar is famous for its vast tea gardens. The museum reveals the history of tea plantations. It is located in the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea around 2 km from Munnar, the KDHP Museum showcases a variety of antiquities, the most famous being the burial urn excavated from the vicinity of Periyakanal Estate, dating back to 2nd century AD.

A 30-minute documentary feature by the tea museum will take you through a historical sojourn of this destination. Tourists then proceed to the factory to understand how tea is processed.

Best Things To Do In Munnar

Treehouse stay

Trekking in high elevations like the Echo point and Top station is the most preferred thing to do in Munnar. The top station is the highest point in Munnar and offers a remarkable view of the hill station. If you are looking for a honeymoon in Munnar, night camping intent gives you a thrilling experience.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking is one of the exciting things to do in Munnar. It will be a stunning experience to ride along with the hairpin bends, defeating the hills and meadows on a bicycle. Places like Anamudi, Kundala, Marayoor, Vandenmedu, are suitable for mountain biking.

Water Sports

Munnar offers boating facilities in mattupetty lake, you can choose speedboats and motorboats and enjoy an amazing experience.

It provides a view to one of the most exotic sightings and beautiful miracles of nature - Neelakurinji. Munnar hills in and around it are laden with the shrub Neelakurinji, and once in every 12 years, these shrubs blossom with blue flowers, leaving the mountains with a coat of blue. Munnar Top Station is also famous for its tea gardens.

Rock Climbing

Engage Rock Climbing adventurous sports with a professional guide. National Adventure Foundation organizes rock climbing and other activities in Munnar.

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