Situated at 1600 metres above sea level one of the most popular hill stations in India, Munnar. It is situated at the conflux of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala..
Tea plantations in abundance, picture book towns, winding lanes, trekking and holiday facilities make this a destination a unique experience. Essentially a tea town, Munnar is a beautiful land. Though the tea plantations have now been taken over by the Tata Tea Company.
Anyone visiting is welcomed with miles and miles of unending tea plantations when stepping into Munnar.
The land finds exotic flora in the forests and grasslands. A flower called Neelakurunji appears once in tweleve years. A beautiful blue, it paints the hills in blue. A rare sight since it comes only once in twelve years, it calls for a lot of tourist attraction. The Neelakurinji, will bloom next in 2018 AD.
The highest peak in South India – Anamudi – which towers over 2695 metres and is an ideal and favourable spot for campers who like to trek is also here in Munnar.
Atukad waterfalls is a beautiful place to visit, a scenic waterfalls in the mid of hills and jungles.
The best way to feel th mountains and their greenery could be the cycle ride I the mountains, a complete ecstatic experience.
Some 10 kilometers away from Munnar is Chithirapuram, a land which has old playgrounds, and sleepy little cottages. All of these which give this place the charm of that of old world. It is also a world famous state for tea plantations.
Some 2 kilometers from Munnar, there is a small place filled with woods and a small stream. Supposedly a good location Good location to take photos.
A holiday in Kerala is incomplete is one does not visit Munnar. This used to be the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India.
Visiting Munnar is not at all difficult, with the help of travel operators one can easily plan out the vacation.
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