Munnar Tourism calls upon the nature lovers to unearth its soulful charm!
Endowed with breathtaking scenic elements, Munnar infuses a spirit to explore the unconventional natural spread in God’s own country-Kerala.
Cascading waterfalls…. expansive emerald hills…. descending canopy of clouds…. mists settling gently upon tea plants…. offers the perfect visual retreat. Resting on an elevation of 1600 meter in the Western Ghats, Munnar satiates your quest for peace away from the bustling city life.
Tranquility reigns across the lush green mystique landscape- known best for one of the most incredible variants of tea in the sub-continent. The contoured plantations meticulously pruned, offer a picturesque reflection of the spellbinding aura that every traveler succumbs to.
An enchanting land from the fairy tales emerging out of the confluence of three streams- Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, descending from mountainous heights, boasts of a potpourri of attractions that delights souls transcending ages.
The winding lanes spruced up by exotic flora evoke a subtle romanticism. The awe inspiring biodiversity create a captivating ambience which perhaps earned Munnar the acclaim of being the summer getaway for the erstwhile British empire.
Among the myriad offerings Munnar Tourism promises, besides the incredibly soothing weather, a few deserve special mention.
- The vast Eravikulam National Park spread across 97 sq km offers view of an endangered species- the Nilgiri Tahr and a range of exotic butterflies and birds. A great trek, the park offers a splendid view of the tea plantations sculpted against the lush green slopes that gets unusually drenched in blue during the bloom of Neela Kurunji- an unusual variant found in the Western Ghats that flowers every 12 years
- Munnar- the idyllic hill station boasts of Anamudi- the highest peak in South India, towering over 2695 meter above the sea level, pledges an amazing view point. Adventure treks are conducted under the guidelines of Forest and Wildlife authorities at Eravikulam,
- Located 13 km away from Munnar Town, at an elevation of 1700 meter, lies the manifestation of classic architecture- Mattupetty, the storage masonry dam. Boat rides across the beautiful lake surrounded by hills is a compelling experience. One can spot exotic livestock breeds, belonging to the famous Indo-Swiss Livestock Project running an acclaimed dairy farm in Mattupetty, grazing across the verdant landscape.
- The splendid grace of mighty waterfalls like Attukal, Cheeyappara, and Valera gushing down the rocky slopes, offers a spectacular visual treat to tourists. Chinnakanal, a popular spot known for the famous Power House Waterfalls that descends 2000 meter down the steepness is an enriching sight.
- Anayirangal, a dam located about 22 km from Munnar, is famous for the fertile tea plantation against the green hill terraces, marked by evergreen forests in the periphery.
- Top Station, is a riveting view point at a height of 1700 m, that promises a mesmeric panoramic sight of the slopes adorned with the bloom of Neela Kurunji. Experience the chillness in the air as you breath in the fresh and the unpolluted.
- Last but not the least, it is indeed exciting to visit the tea museum to catch a glimpse of the origin and evolution of tea plantations in Munnar. The interesting artifacts, shots and machineries in use over the ages traces the history of plantations for you.