Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Beautiful Hill Station Munnar for vacation

Visiting Munnar is 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 through the year. It's greenery nature, cool refreshing air, marvellous scenery mesmerize the tourists to enjoy their vacation. Traveling from Thekkady to Munnar will be a wonderful experience and one of the best scenic routes to reach Munnar.
Munnar Tea Estate
The word "Munnar" means three rivers flowing together in a place; it’s 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.
Munnar Tea Estate

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 and January.

Weather:

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
Munnar Tea Plantation

Places to see in Munnar:

  • Tata Tea Museum – Located 2 Km from Munnar Centre on the Nallathany Road – You can see the Tea machineries, 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 peaks 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 centre
Thekkady to 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 in Munnar:

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

By going Munnnar for a vacation, you can enjoy breathing clear and unpolluted air, relaxing environment in amazing location amid nature. It will be a memorable experience for years to come.

8 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

It looks like a beautiful place, thanks for sharing. Valerie

Beauty Unearthly said...

Excellent post (as always)!

amely rose said...

wow nature is so beautiful!
thank you for the amazing impressions :D

with love your AMELY ROSE

Christine said...

Beautiful photos!

Jim and Sandie said...

That looks like an absolutely beautiful place to visit. It's so green and lush.

chubskulit said...

That looks very relaxing, I love the natural beauty of nature.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, what a lovely place. It is green and lush vegetation. Happy Tuesday, enjoy your day!

Fundy Blue said...

What an informative post, accompanied by lovely photos! I have read about the hill stations in India and have often thought that it would be fun to visit them. Thanks for sharing.

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