Munnar the exotic hill station in Kerala is blessed with the serenity of nature. The breathtaking hills, picturesque cliffs, sprawling tea and spice plantations, crystal clear lakes, stunning waterfalls, you just name it the place is like mini heaven. It has a nice pleasant climate throughout all months of the year. This climate and the alluring landscape make Munnar one of the best destinations for many domestic and international tourists. Munnar with its enthralling beauty, calmness and cool mountain air would make you forget all the worries and tour daily routine and help you to relax and refresh your mind. These qualities make people fall in love with this paradise in itself. It is also an opportunity for photographers to grab the moment.
The place is filled with many visually stunning locales that mesmerize the visitors. One such is the Eravikulam National Park, which has a variety of eye-catching flora and fauna, many of which are counted among the endangered category. It also has the largest population of Nilgiri Tahr and is majorly famous for it.
Munnar national park is also home to Neelakurunji the exotic flower that blooms once in every 12 years and is the best thing to capture through your cameras. The sight of Neelakurunji covering the mist-clad hills of Munnar like a carpet is stunning and you just can’t miss that view. It is also a place where you can watch the rare species of colourful butterflies.
You can also take a walk among the many tea plantations there, or trek through the national park or the large hills while the clouds slowly descend upon you there are also locations where you could go for a boat ride and even enjoy the sunset.
Some other tourist places in and around Munnar are Eco-Point, Rajamala, Anamudi Peak (the highest in the Western Ghats), Mattupetty dam and lake (you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings while having a boat ride), Kolukkumalai tea estate, Kundala dam lake, Devikulam, Pallivasal falls, Chinnakanal falls, Attukal falls, Anayirangal dam, Pothamedu, Top Station, Tea Museum etc… Every time you go here you will explore something new.
It is also the perfect place to spend time with your life partner by having a candlelight dinner at the famous resorts or enjoying the views together and much more to do that is why it is also a famous honeymoon destination.
Munnar is approx 121 km away from Kochi airport and the nearest railway station(108 km) is Aluva so it is easy to access this small hill station. There are many budget resorts and hotels in Munnar and around where you can have luxurious stays.
The tourist season in Munnar is from October to March due to its pleasant weather conditions and romantic weather. Once you reach here you will definitely fall in love with Munnar, the little paradise of India.