Munnar Tour: Experience the Paradise of South India

Munnar Hill Station

Munnar Hill Station

Munnar is a gorgeous hill station which is situated near the Anamudi Peak, the highest peak in the Western Ghats. For its attention-grabbing foliage, mountain panorama, serenity and cool refreshing air, this awesome hill station is well known as the paradise of South India. The extensive tea gardens with tall trees sticking out of pointed cliffs, and an overabundance of wildflowers in a uprising of colors, make it look like a painter’s work of art. Layers and layers of tea estates, mountain mist, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries make Munnar almost surrealistically stunning. Foggy mountain peaks merge pleasantly in Munnar to create a heavenly impression that is hard to depict. The only way to portray this magnificent picturesque landscape is to take a Munnar tour. Munnar attracts honeymooners as well as tourists all the way through the year.

Tea Plantation in Munnar

Tea Plantation in Munnar

Munnar is one of the attractions that made a payment to Kerala’s, the southernmost state in India, recognition as a travel destination among domestic and foreign travelers. It is a weekend hideout location for domestic tourists during summer season. Foreign travelers like watching the natural beauty of Kerala while the drive from Thekkady to Munnar. Gasping in the crusty, clear and unpolluted air, relaxing and eating are the additional bonuses of going to Munnar. Getting around the mountains that surround Munnar is an experience one cannot miss, not in a million years. The tea estates, hills, lakes and forests inside Munnar tour are revealing its beauty. The tea plants covered Munnar hills makes the feeling of seeing a wide green carpet. The supercilious mountain ranges with cloudy peaks, rambling tea estates and peaceful climate presents a quiet and peaceful resort.

This little sluggish village atop the Western Ghats is located at the convergence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. The town itself is usually Indian with the usual shops, guest houses and is really beautiful and traditional. Panoramic sights of lowflying clouds and mistfilled valleys make it a pretty little heaven with a cool, refreshing climate. All along you will be serenaded by the sound of gurgling brooks or waterfalls seeping through narrow rocks. Pause on the way, maybe to buy farm fresh carrots from a vendor or small souvenir shops selling wooden relics and a range of authentic spices. It is a good place to stay to see the surrounding countryside and also a popular place for Indian honeymooners.

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam national park is one of the main tourist attractions, where you can find the dying out species such as Nilgiri Tahr, Gaur, Langur, Lion-tailed macaque, and Elephants depending on the season and time of travel. Trekking towards Rajamala in the morning is in no doubt to spot a few friendly Nilgiri Tahrs. Tata Tea Museum, CSI Church, Devikulam lake town, Mattupetty, Rajamala, Kundalai Dam, Marayoor, Chinnar Wild Sanctuary, Blossom International Park, the highest peak of South India Anamudi, etc are the other magnificent spots to explore in Munnar. A collection of old bits and pieces from the colonial era can be seen in Tata Tea Museum. The hill station of Munnar once used to designate the summer resort of the former British administration in south India.

Munnar has set of resorts and hotels to meet the prerequisites of all types of visitors. Home stay facility is also available even though it is few in number. Advance booking is available during peak seasons. Due to the cool climate over this place, hotels don’t have air conditioners. Hot water, extra woolen blankets and room heaters are offered by most of the hotels. Let us now walk around some of the choices in and around Munnar tour that would present travelers plenty of chances to enjoy the charming hill station of Munnar.