Your travel guide to Munnar
May 24, 2022 1:38 p.m
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Located at an altitude of 1828.8 meters in the Idukki district KeralaMunnar served as one of the summer resorts of the British during colonial times.
Munnar is home to lush green forests, beautiful waterfalls, some endangered plants and animals such as Neelakurinji and Nilgiri Tahr, and numerous spice and tea plantations.
The mountain station also offers many adventure activities for those interested.
The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport, 110 km away. Munnar is just a taxi ride from Cochin.
The nearest train station is in Aluva, 110 km away. Two other railway stations, 130 km and 135 km away respectively at Ernakulam and Madurai, are operational and offer bus services.
There are daily buses, both government and private, from various parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu to Munnar.
Early summers have pleasant weather with temperatures between 19 and 35 degrees Celsius.
Munnar During the monsoon it rains heavily and is not the best time for sightseeing and activities.
But the monsoon is great if you want to have a cozy and quiet stay.
However, winter is the best time to visit Munnar. The minimum temperature can drop to 10 degrees Celsius.
Munnar is teeming with hotels, guesthouses, guest familiesand hostels.
Munnar has many accommodation options for all types of tourists and travelers. There are budget hotels and homestays as well as luxury hotels, resorts and homestays.
All you have to do is choose your place of stay considering the view and the facilities of the property. Choose according to your sightseeing plans.
Kundala Lake is an artificial lake that adds to the beauty of Munnar.
Visit Eravikulam National Park to spot some of the rarest and most endangered wildlife and see the impressive Lakkam Waterfalls.
Visit the Tata Tea Museum to learn more about tea production.
Trekkers will be overjoyed to visit the stunning Attukad Falls.
If you love flowers, you will surely love Blossom International Park.
Trekking, rock climbing and camping are the most popular activities here.
Munnar also has trout fishing and paragliding opportunities for the more adventurous.
If you are surrounded by tea plantations, visit them tea plantations to learn how India’s most popular drink is made.
Game drives in Eravikulam National Park are a must to discover the Nilgiri Tahr. Also drive a Shikara in Kundala Lake.