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.

munnar-travel-guide Munnar Travel GuideTea 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)[1] 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.

Ever wondered what will be the best time to visit Munnar[2] and view the Munnar Tourist Places above. Choose the appropriate time after reading the post about best season to go to Munnar

How to plan the trip to Munnar from Bangalore[3] should help us in planning a trip to Munnar from Bangalore

Even if you are coming from Bangalore. Kochi is where you may have to get down to start your trip to MunnarCochin to Munnar[4] .should help in planning for a suitable option to reach Munnar from Kochi.

How to reach Munnar[5] provides you a list of major cities in South India and details on how much you have to travel from each of these cities to reach Munnar.

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[6][7]

Munnar is one of those places in Kerala which offer some of the best Treehouses to reside in Kerala[8] overlooking tea gardens and choose from amongst the best treehouses in Kerala.

Still wondering whether to go to Munnar or not?. here is a photos of Munnar day out[9] selected as the Travel Photo of the Week by National Geographic to kill all the doubts and guide you to some inspiration.

munnar-travel-guide-1 Munnar Travel GuideSunset over Tea Gardens in Munnar

In case you are travelling by flight you need to alight at the nearest airport to Munnar[10] and proceed with your Munnar Sightseeing.

If you have already decided to travel to Munnar, here are some best resorts in Munnar[11] where you can stay during your trip.

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.

munnar-travel-guide-2 Munnar Travel GuideIndo 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.

if you have finally decided to go to Munnar, here is a map of Munnar that will be helpful for your travel.
munnar-tourist-map Munnar Travel Guide

References

  1. ^ Best Places to Visit in Munnar (With Photos) (irisholidays.com)
  2. ^ Best time to visit Munnar (irisholidays.com)
  3. ^ How to plan the trip to Munnar from Bangalore (www.munnar.holiday)
  4. ^ Cochin to Munnar (irisholidays.com)
  5. ^ Distances to Munnar from major towns (irisholidays.com)
  6. ^ Nearest Railway Station to Munnar (irisholidays.com)
  7. ^ IRCTC website (irctc.co.in)
  8. ^ best Treehouses to reside in Kerala (irisholidays.com)
  9. ^ photos of Munnar day out (irisholidays.com)
  10. ^ nearest airport to Munnar (irisholidays.com)
  11. ^ Munnar best resorts (irisholidays.com)

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