Munnar

PARADISE IN THE HILLS

MUNNAR

There is no place else quite like Munnar, that is why so many travellers love a holiday in Munnar and it tops their itinerary while travelling to Kerala. Munnar rises as three mountain streams merge, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. It is 1,600 m above sea level, the hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once in every twelve years. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2,695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

1,600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands is the Neelakurinji. This flower bathes the hills in blue once in every twelve years, will bloom next in 2018. 

DEEP DIVE IN MUNNAR

HOW TO GET HERE?

Air

The nearest airport is Kochi (135 Km) which is connected with all major cities in India.

Rail

The nearest railheads are Theni (60KM) and Aluva (110 KM). However, the most convenient railhead is Ernakulam (125 Km), connected to the vast railway network of India .

Road

Munnar is well connected by road with different places and cities in South India.

DESTINATIONS NEAR MUNNAR

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