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Munnar
Places to visit
Best Season to visit
How to each
What is special
 
Come to Munnar – the idyllic destination of God's own country. Here get ready to rejuvenate yourself in the bower of nature. Set among the cloud caressed hills, lovely lakes, sprawling meadows and picturesque towns, this is a place not to be missed. The Pristine valley, wildlife and tea plantations with their green garb, makes the place a romantic haven to be in. Not only is this place for nature lovers but also becomes a place for the adventure freaks.

While one indulges in exploring the natural beauty of the place, one can also get an insight into the culture of the region too. Festivals of Munnar are the occasion of mirth and excitement. Attukal Pongala, Thrissur Pooram Festival, Nehru Trophy Boat Race, Onam are few of the popular celebrations.
To enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Munnar and places around it, one needs to have a proper information. Munnar is a popular tourist destination, more noted for Honeymoon couples.
Munnar is aptly named as it is located at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathani & Kundala, (In Tamil “Munnar” means three rivers). It is set at an altitude of 6000 ft and 1600 Mts to 1800 Mts above sea level in Idukki district, Kerela. Munnar was at one time the summer resort of the British Government in South India.
Places to visit

Devikulam - This hill station with lush green lawns, is 7kms from Munnar. Noted for its exotic flora and fauna and misty air, this magical locale promises a fascinating experience. The Sita Devi Lake – its mineral waters and picturesque environs provides a good picnic spot. For fishing this lake is ideal.

Pallivasal - A place of an exquisite scenic beauty, Pallivasal is around 8 kms from Munnar and is the venue of the first Hydro-Electric Project in Kerela.

Attukal - located between the panoramic waterfalls and rolling hills, the place is best for trekking and long mountain walks.

Eravikulam National Park - Situated 15 kms from Munnar, the 97 sq. km park is located in the Devikulam Taluk and remains home to the nilgiri tahr. The Anamudi peak (2695 m) is situated in the southern region of the park.

Pothamedu - Around 6 kms from Munnar, Pothamedu is noted for being one of the major plantation hubs of the city. The place provides an excellent view of coffee, tea and cardamom plantations here. It is also a famous place for trekking and hiking.

Anaimudi - Anaimudi (2,695 m), is the highest peak in southern India. One can view its immense beauty from Munnar.

Marayoor - Marayoor is located 42 km from Munnar towards east of the Evarikulam National Park. Peaceful ambience and beauty of a sandalwood forest can be experienced here.

Hotels in Munnar, Kerala :-

Best Western Fort Munnar
The hotel includes 26 deluxe rooms and 4 suites. Scientifically designed furniture and wall to wall granite and wooden flooring, makes it one of the most beautiful places for accommodation.

Club Mahindra Lakeview, Munnar
This resort has 93 spacious rooms, cottages and suites. From each room, one can have a panoramic view of verdant tea estates and jagged peaks amidst the mist.

Edassery Eastend, Munnar
Blending English and ethnic styles, this promises comfortable abode. Variety of rooms are available like Double rooms, deluxe rooms, suites and independent cottages.

Best Season to visit
Throughout the year, the climate of Munnar remains pleasant. Summers (April–June) are mild, and winters (November–February) are cool.
How to reach
By Air – The Nearest Airport is Cochin International Airport (4 hours 30 minutes from Munnar).

By Rail – The Nearest Railway Station: Ernakulam Railway Station (4 Hrs from Munnar)

By Road – Munnar is accessible by road from most of the towns in Kerala. It can also be reached from Madurai and Coimbatore.

 

What is special
Munnar has been an important center of spice trade and it is the Tea Town of Kerela. Here one can witness a variety of tea plants. Important tea estates of Kerala are Harrison Malayalam, AVT tea, Michael's Tea, and Brooke Bond.

Come to Munnar for that special journey, where nature opens its benevolent arms to give you that unforgettable experience of life. Its here that the magic of Mother Nature evokes the passion for - romance, adventure, culture or just the silent union with your inner self. Walk through the clouds, capture its beauty and take back the memories as a souvenier.

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