The land of breathtaking beauty, Munnar, is located in the state of
God's Own Country, Kerala. The place was once a favourite summer resort of
the British rulers. With the passage of time people recognised its immense
treasure of scenic beauty, which ultimately brought this place under the
canny eyes of the most of the travel buffs. Munnar boasts of an expanse of
tea plantations, pristine valleys and soaring mountains. Its unending
variety of flora and fauna are also a major crowd puller and have
contributed a great deal in turning Munnar in to one of the most revered
hill stations of India.
Munnar as compared to other places is very much unpolluted. The visitors
can enjoy a refreshing stay amidst the bounteous nature.
- Munnar extreme collection of flora is
boosted by the bloom of Neelakurinji Flowers that blooms once in 12 years.
The blue colour of the flowers gives he mountains a spectacular look.
Tata Tea Museum
- Munnar has an unending expanse of
tea plantations. Tea the tea plants have been purchased by the Tata Tea
Company. The greenery that these tea plants spread is worth a watch.
- Mattupetty is also a spot that no tourist should miss. It is located at
1700 m above the sea level. The Mattupetty Dam and Lake are delightful for a
tourist who visits Munnar. The spot offers spectacular views of the tea
plantations. Boating facilities are also available in addition to a
- Rajamala is the place where inhabits the
rare mountain goats, Nilgiri Tahrs. Half the population of this rare goat
- The hill station of Munnar has a
natural echo phenomenon and offers great panoramic views.
Eravikulam National Park
- This wildlife park is
very popular among the wildlife lovers.
- Anamudi, the highest peak south of the
Himalayas lies in Munnar.
There are many items in Munnar that every tourist would like to take back
as a token of love from Munnar. The best things to buy from here are: Tea,
coffee and spices.
How To Reach
The hill station of Munnar located in the state of Kerala is easily
accessible by air, rail and road.
- Kochi is the nearest airport located at
about 130 kms from Munnar.
- The nearest railways station is Kochi
which is linked to all other major cities of India.
- From most of the cities and towns of
Kerala, Munnar is easily accessible.