Munnar Travel Guide
A cloud of fog here, a ribbon of sunlight there… Lush tea plantations here, twittering birds there is what you would read in a Munnar Travel Guide.
Munnar is a charming hill town that derives its name from the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundale and is easily accessible from any of the major cities in South India like Kochi, Madurai, Coimbatore & Trichy . Munnar’s history involves the British, who discovered it, and then, it involves tea. Munnar has a lot of green kissed hills and the history includes the Royals who ruled Kerala , British and Tea. One of the must visit places when you travel to Munnar is the Kolukkumalai Tea Factory, 38 km from Munnar and the Tata Tea Museum at the Nullathani Tea Estate.
Tea Gardens in Munnar
Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful and is a haven of peace and tranquility, the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. The chilly climate here is ideal for cultivating tea. It is home to one of the biggest tea plantations in the world – the Kannan Devan Tea Plantations. The sight of mist topped tea plantations spread across acres of Munnar, is indeed soothing to the eye. There are many lovely spots that are ideal for rock climbing and trekking as well.
Here is a collection of our posts that should help as a Munnar Travel Guide. if you are planning to visit Munnar.
Munnar is a collection of beautiful tourist spots Top 16 Best Places to Visit in Munnar (With Photos) should provide you details of all the tourist spots in Munnar that you can see when you visit Munnar.
which has invited travelers from all over the world through their popularity in social media.
Once in Munnar one should make it a point to visit Attukal (nine kms from Munnar), a panorama of waterfalls and rolling hills, located between Munnar and Pallivasal. Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls located between Neriamangalam and Adimali on the Kochi – Madurai highway. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (60 kms from Munnar) situated on the Tamil Nadu border and spread across 90.44 sq kms.
Even if you are coming from Bangalore. Kochi is where you may have to get down to start your trip to MunnarCochin to Munnar .should help in planning for a suitable option to reach Munnar from Kochi.
If you are coming in Train, then you may have to alight at the Nearest Railway Station to Munnar before the start of the journey and you can check the trains that will take you there from the IRCTC website
Still wondering whether to go to Munnar or not?. here is a photos of Munnar day out selected as the Travel Photo of the Week by National Geographic to kill all the doubts and guide you to some inspiration.
Sunset over Tea Gardens in Munnar
Some of the Tourist Attractions in Munnar include
Chithirapuram10 kms from Munnar), with its sleepy little cottages, bungalows, old playgrounds and courts, this place still exudes an old world charm. Home of the Pallyvasal Hydel Power Project, this hill town is also famous for its picturesque tea plantations.
Devikulam (seven kms from Munnar) is an idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings is a good picnic spot.
Eravikulam National Park (15 kms from Munnar) is home to the Nilgiri Tahr.
Indo Swiss Diary Project in Mattupetty
Mattupetty – Indo Swiss Diary Farm is a must visit Tourist post recommended by Munnar Travel Guide
Some of the other places of interest here include, Kalvari Mount, Kundala, Lock Heart Gap, Marayoor, The Mattupetty lake and dam, Meenuli, Nyayamakad, Pallivasal, Pothamedu, Power House Waterfalls and Rajamala.
- ^ Best Places to Visit in Munnar (With Photos) (irisholidays.com)
- ^ Best time to visit Munnar (irisholidays.com)
- ^ How to plan the trip to Munnar from Bangalore (www.munnar.holiday)
- ^ Cochin to Munnar (irisholidays.com)
- ^ Distances to Munnar from major towns (irisholidays.com)
- ^ Nearest Railway Station to Munnar (irisholidays.com)
- ^ IRCTC website (irctc.co.in)
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