Friday, 6 July 2012

Munnar - Beautiful Hill Station for vacation

Visiting Munnar has been a pleasant experience and you will enjoy the chillness of nature in the midst of clouds. Munnar is located at the Idukki district of Kerala State in South India. Munnar attracts honeymoon couples and tourists all throughout the year. Its greenery nature, cool refreshing air, marvellous scenery helps tourists to enjoy their vacation. Travel from Thekkady to Munnar will be a wonderful experience, its one of the best scenic route to reach Munnar.

The word "Munnar" means three rivers flowing together in a place; its in the mid of three mountains namely, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar which is located 1600 metre above sea level was one of the summer resorts for the British Government in South India. It’s fully covered with sprawling tea plantations, cloudy, trekking locations. Munnar is one of the major centres for Tea Plantations in India.

Best Time to Visit Munnar:

Tourist can visit Munnar throughout the year except June – July. Best season to visit Munnar is August through March. The weather is extremely cold during Winter, December – January.


Munnar has pleasant weather all through the year, temperature ranging from 0°C to 10°C in winter and 15°C - 28°C in summer

Places to see in Munnar:

Tata Tea Museum – Located 2 Km from Munnar Centre on the Nallathany Road – You can see the Tea machinery, tea processing and tea tasting here.
Blossom International Park at Munnar – Beautiful garden
Marayoor Sandalwood forest
Devikulam - Lake Town – 7 KM away from Munnar centre
Anamudi – One of the highest peak of South India, great place for adventurous trekking.
Rajamalai (Eravikulam National Park) – Place for Trekking
Chinnar Wild Sanctuary – Place to see Elephants from the watch tower
Mattupetty – Boating in Mattupetty dam, beautiful place – 14 KM from Munnar

Language spoken:

Malayalam, Tamil, and English widely known language

How to reach Munnar:

Air: The nearest airport is Cochin – 135 KM from Munnar – 4 Hours journey on road

Rail: The nearest railway station is Ernakulam – 135 KM from Munnar – 4 Hours journey on road

Road: 160 KM from Madurai; 300 KM from Thiruvananthapuram, 100 KM from Thekkaady, and 150 KM from Coimbatore

Accommodation at Munnar:

There are plenty of hotels available in Munnar at all levels to meet wide range of customers. The price starts as low as Rs 500 per day. It will be  good to book the hotel before coming to Munnar. The price will shoot up during peak season.

By having vacation in Munnar, one can enjoy breathing clear and unpolluted air, relaxing environment and amazing scenic for the eyes. It will be a memorable experience for years to come.


Bob Bushell said...

Brilliant images.

Kim, USA said...

Wow so beautiful place. Thanks for the visit!


TexWisGirl said...

lots of GREEN! :)

Lindsjö taxar said...

Hi! Thanks for stopping by with comment. Great post you got here, very nice pictures and interesting information. Worth a visit I think.

eden said...

Nice post. Beautiful photos too.

Doug Hickok said...

Lush and tropical, so very inviting!

lina@women said...

Beautiful place to visit.
Thanks for dropping by :)

Rachna said...

The pictures are beautiful and so is the writeup. I really need to plan a trip to Munnar :)>

Ash said...

Wonderfully written, must visit there!

chubskulit said...

Awesome views! Followed via networked blogs.

Indrani said...

I was there, truly a beautiful place.

rama said...

Beautiful pictures. Munnar is really a beautiful place,is often called the Scotland of India, the British loved it as it reminded them of their country.
We have visited Munnar many times, and have always enjoyed our visits.

dr.antony said...

I have been thinking of visiting Munnar for so long.Your pictures are tempting!

SaucyKod said...

You write a very informative post, as I have read a few of yours now. Thanks for coming over to my place. I will be back to visit, as I enjoy your Blog very much.

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Chubskulit Rose said...

Never been to Singapore but sure want to set my feet on that beautiful country someday.

tourplan2india said...

India is a great destination of amazing tourists places, Munnar is one of most fascinating travel destinations in India.

Fly Girl said...

Very interesting travel ideas! I've always been interested in Kerala and hope to visit soon.

Happy Wife and Mother said...


Wow! This sounds and looks like a paradise for sure...such lovely views and beautiful clear skies.

Thanks for visiting my blog.


summer said...

Beautiful place! love it.

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