Munnar is a small place, in “Gods own country” Kerala. Like the rest of Kerala, it is full of luscious greenery and natural scenic beauty. It is a hill station located in Western Ghats of Country. It is a treat for the body and mind for tourists to be surrounded by evergreen tea plantations.
Munnar is a one-stop destination for your desires to be close to nature, and find joy in roaming around winding trails in green hills. For those who planning spending some peaceful days in hills, and having a memorable vacation we provide you with a guide for places to visit in Munnar and other details for reaching Munnar.
Places to visit in Munnar
Either on a family holiday or an outing with friends or going for a memorable time with your partner, Munnar will provide you with enriched and quality time in laps of Mother Nature.
Located at a distance of 13km from the main city, its a beautiful with a reservoir to store water. It produces a huge amount of energy through the hydroelectric generation and lets you have idyllic time.
Mattupetty Dairy farm
The mattupetty dairy farm is a must visit place if you want to feel like you are Scotland. It is built in the Indo-European style and is a livestock rearing farm.
Kundalalake is an artificial reservoir of a dam built in between hills. Other than serving its purpose as a reservoir, you can also have a Shikara Boat ride in it.
It is a viewing point at the height of 1880 meters above sea level. You can magnificent view of Western Ghats from here. You will above clouds and it is breathtakingly beautiful to see hills emerging from the ocean of clouds and beautiful hill stations of Kerala.
Rajamalai is a part of Ernakulam national park. Located 15 km away from, Munnar it is a safe sanctuary for endangered NilgiriThar. You will definitely be enchanted by the exotic wildlife of Munnar.
If you have kids with you, this place is extremely fun. You shout standing in between hills and you hear your echo back. It is pretty exciting to do it and it may bring out the kid in you.
One of its kind in India, this tea museum is owned by Tata’s. It is mystifying to see how tea plantations and its varieties are part of the culture of people living in Munnar for decades.
Atukkad falls is waterfalls located at a distance of 9km from Munnar. If you were missing a waterfall, Munnar makes sure you have everything you want and more on your vacation. There is never enough natural beauty.
Lakkom waterfalls are a treat who wish to skip busy tourist places and spend time alone. It is 25 km from Munnar, a little farther from Attukad falls, so rather peaceful that it.
How to reach Munnar
Munnar is well connected from all over India via Kerala from all means of transport. It is a developed tourist destination, so it is pretty easy to reach Munnar.
Buses to Munnar are available from all Major cities of South India. It is very refreshing to enjoy your route with cool winds flowing among hills as you move towards your destination.
There is no direct train to Munnar, but train to stations of Aluva, Ernakulam, Madurai which are on average at a distance of 120km from Munnar.
You can take a flight to Cochin International airport and Madurai international airport, to reach Munnar. The ideal time to visit Munnar is throughout the year though you may want to avoid a period of heavy rains.
Munnar is a place to visit and makes gives you a getaway from city life. Make sure you click photos of your time around nature.