Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Vacation in Munnar, Kerala

Visit 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, marvelous 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.

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 meter 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 centers 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 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

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
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 Munnar 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.

4 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Hello, wonderful post on Munnar. It looks beautiful in the photo. I would love to see the elephants. Thanks for the info. Have a happy day!

Beauty Unearthly said...

Interesting post dear! thanks for sharing xx

Elephant's Child said...

How very beautiful. It is a part of India I didn't see on my (too) brief visit many years ago, and I have always regretted that.

Lowcarb team member said...

An interesting post which I enjoyed reading, thank you.

All the best Jan

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