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Places to visit :: Kerala :: Munnar

Tall Trees Resort
P.B. No. 40, Bison Valley Road, Nullatanni, Munnar, Kerala 685612

Spice Tree
Muttukad-Periakanal Road, Nadukkurissu, Chinnakkanal P.O, Idukki, Munnar, Kerala 685618

Chandy’s Windy Woods
Meencut, Chittirapuram P.O., Dist Idukki, Chithirapuram Powerhouse Road, Munnar, Kerala 685565
Attukad Waterfall Road, Pallivasal P.O,, Munnar, Kerala 685612

Silver Tips
Aluva - Munnar Road, Munnar, Idukki, Kerala 685612

5 Star Hotels in Munnar

Aranyaka Resort
Pallivasal Estate, Munnar, Kerala 685612

Aranyaka Resort
Pallivasal Estate, Munnar, Kerala 685612

Misty Mountain
Randam Mile / Second Mile Junction,Pallivasal, Munnar, Kerala 685565

Devonshire Greens
Attukad Waterfall Road, Pallivasal P.O,, Munnar, Kerala 685612

Silver Tips
Aluva - Munnar Road, Munnar, Idukki, Kerala 685612

4 Star Hotels in Munnar

Hotel C7
Tea Museum Road, Munnar, Kerala, India

The Wind Munnar
Periyakanal - Muttukad Rd, Chinakanal, Munnar,Muttukad, Kerala 685565

Birds Valley Resort
Kunjithanny, Munnar, Idukky, Kerala 685565

Abad Copper Castle
Pothumedu, Munnar, Kerala 685565

The Fog Resorts and Spa
Eatty City Road, Chitirapuram, P.O. Munnar, Kerala 685565

3 Star Hotels in Munnar

How to reach Munnar?

BY TRAIN
Nearest railway station: Aluva about 108 km and Angamali, about 109 km

BY FLIGHT
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, via Aluva - Munnar Rd, about 108 km

BY BUS

Munnar Bus Station. KSRTC provides bus services to Munnar from all major cities in Kerala.

BEST TIME TO VISIT MUNNAR

December to February:The winter months are by far the best time to visit Munnar since the weather is pleasant. The minimum temperature during this time of the year drops to ten degrees Celsius and is perfect for a vacation or a honeymoon. This is also a great time for adventure enthusiasts who can enjoy adventure activities such as rock climbing, trekking and rappelling. Do carry woollens along as the evenings can get quite cold. 

March to May:March marks the beginning of summer in Munnar. The weather remains pleasant and temperatures range between 19 degrees Celsius and 35 degrees Celsius. Summer in Munnar is a perfect time to enjoy sightseeing and visiting tea estates and the Tata Tea Museum. Carry light cottons, though also carry an umbrella as rain showers are common during the summer months.

June to September:This is the monsoon season in Munnar and even though many tourists avoid Munnar during the monsoons, this is a great time to visit the hill station if you’re looking for a quiet vacation. Covered with lush green foliage, monsoons in Munnar have a charm of their own. This is also a great time to enjoy discounts on hotel tariffs and enjoy Munnar all to yourself, without swarms of tourists. Also do remember to carry an umbrella or raincoat along.

Rajamala (15 km from Munnar)
The natural habitat of the Niligiri tahr ,Rajamala Rajamala is 2695 Mts above sea level. Half the world's population of the rare mountain goat or tahr which is fast becoming extinct, is now found here.The Niligiri tahr in Rajamala are now to be found in small herds found in Eravikulam-Rajamala region. The total number of Niligiri Tahrs in Rajamala is estimated to be over 1300.

Visiting Time : 0700 - 1800 hrs.
Visitors are not allowed during the monsoon.
Entry Pass : Rs. 10 for adults, Rs. 5 for children below 12 years, Rs. 50 for foreigners.( liable to change)
Permitting Authority : Wild Life DFO, Munnar.

Eravikulam National Park (15 km from Munnar)
The 97 sq. km. park is situated in the Devikulam Eravikulam National ParkTaluk and is home to the Nilgiri Tahr. The Anamudi peak (2695 Mts) is located in the Southern region of the park.

Originally established to protect the Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiri Ibex), the Eravikulam National Park is situated in the Devikulam Taluk of the Idukki District. It was declared as a sanctuary in 1975. Considering the ecological, faunal, floral, geo-morphological and zoological significance, it was declared as a National park in 1978. It covers an area of 97 sq kms of rolling grasslands and high level sholas (evergreen forests). The park is breathtakingly beautiful and is easily comparable to the best mountain ranges found anywhere in the world.

Mattupetty (13 km from Munnar)
Situated at a height of 1700 Mts ,Mattupetty Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialised dairy farm, the Indo-swiss live stock project. Over 100 varietes of high yielding cattle are reared here.Visitors are allowed into three of the eleven cattle sheds at the farm

Visit Time : 0900 - 1100 hrs and 1400 - 1530 hrs.
Rate : Rs. 5/- per head. ( liable to change)

The Mattupetty lake and dam , just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful picnic spot. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala lake are other attractions in the vicinity. DTPC Idukki provides boating facilities on the Mattupetty Dam. Speed Launch and slow speed motor boats are available on hire.

Pothamedu (6 km from Munnar)
Pothamedu offers an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain walks.

Devikulam (7 km from Munnar)  Devikulam
This idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is a rare experience. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings is a good picnic spot. The lake is also ideal for trout fishing.

Pallivasal (8 km from Munnar)
This is the venue of the first Hydro Electric Project in Kerala and a place of immence scenic beauty.

Attukal (9 km from Munnar)
A panorama of waterfalls and rolling hills, Attukal, located between Munnar and Pallivasal, is a feast for the eyes. The place is also ideal for long treks.

Nyayamakad (10 km from Munnar)
Located between Munnar and Rajamala, Nyayamakad is a land of breathtaking waterfalls. The waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600 meters. The enchanting surroundings makes an excellent picnic spot and trekking point.

Chithirapuram (10 km from Munnar)
With its sleepy little cottages, bungalows, old playgrounds and courts, Chithirapuram still exudes an old world charm. Home of the Pallivasal Hydel Power Project, this hill town is also famous for its picturesque tea plantations.

Lock Heart Gap (13 km from Munnar)
This is an ideal place for adventure tourism and trekking. The fresh mountain air, the mist-clad hills and panoramic view make it worthy of a visit.

PLACES TO VISIT IN MUNNAR

Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains.

The name Munnar is believed to mean "three rivers" referring to its location at the confluence of the Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers. Munnar town is situated on the Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam taluk and is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district covering an area of nearly 557 square kilometres (215 sq mi). 

ABOUT MUNNAR

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