Munnar Fast Facts
Where is Munnar :
135 kms, north east of Kochi
Munnar Famous Attractions :
Mattupetty, Devikulam, Eravakulam
Best Time to Visit Munnar :
September to May
About Munnar Hill Station
Located at around 130 km from the city of Kochi is a beautiful hill destination,
that allure the travelers from different parts of the world. Munnar the most
beautiful hill destination of Kerala is definitely a place to relax with
nature while adoring its beautiful creations.
Famous Munnar Travel - Enjoy A Trip of Serenity
Nature at its best, that what exactly defines a trip to Munnar famous places. Plush green valleys,
a very peaceful atmosphere, no hustle and bustle of the crowded cities, cool wind
and above all the romantic weather of Munnar will surely make you fall in love with
this place. Situated at an altitude of 1600 meters, the Munnar hills are famous for
their tea plantations (an important part of Munnar tourism). The plantations stand
at heights from 4300 ft to 6100 ft above sea level.
Famous Munnar Tourist Places
Enjoy your Munnar holidays by visiting some of the famous travel
attractions of this district. Here is list of few of them for which Munnar is famous for:
Located at a distance of 13 km from Mattupetty is one destination that
is known for its cattle rearing farm and quality bred live stock. The
beautiful view of the dam and the lake is simply amazing. Here you can
enjoy a picnic with your family.
The picturesque location of Devikulam will make you fall in love with it.
The hill station features satin green lawns and rare species of flora and
fauna. You can also visit the famous Sita Devi Lake which is a fresh mineral
water lake and is an ideal location for trout fishing.
Eravikulam National Park
Declared a national park in 1978, Eravikulam is a great place to see Nilgiri
Tahr. The place withholds great beauty, with grasslands and hill tops
dominating the landscape. You also get to trek along the beautiful pathways.
One can go up to Anamudi Peak, on foot from here. It is a must visit
destination on your Munnar Vacations.
Chithirapuram is a small resort town with
sprawling tea plantations all around. The place is provided with tourist
cottages and bungalows that make a visit worth it.
Attukal is yet another attraction located at Munnar,
some 9 km from it. The place features cascaded waterfalls and hills and a
fantastic trekking routes.
The place is very popular for the natural phenomenon. The echo that
reverberates after hitting the distant hills is fascinating.
Echo Point is about 15 km from Munnar in Kerala.
Places To Stay In Munnar
Accommodation at Munnar India is provided by a range of hotels including
expensive hotels and low budget lodges. Some known accommodation providers include :
Expensive Munnar Hotels and Resorts
Munnar Budget hotels and Lodges
- Windermere Resort
- Mahindra Resorts
- Sterling Resorts
- Hi-range Club
- Issac's Residency
- Edassery Eastend Hotel
- Holiday Inn
- Hill View
- Marthoma Rest House
Along with them even Munnar homestay are also good option for staying..
How To Reach Munnar
The nearest railway station is Kochi (about 130 km).
Even the nearest airport in Munnar is also located in Kochi.
The bus stations nearest to the place are the ones located at
Pothmedu (3 km), Pallivasal (6km), Mattupetty (13 km). The long distance
bus services are available from many regions like Kodaikanal, Thekkady,
Alappuzha, Kochi, etc. Cochin to Munnar: You can take KSRTC buses to Munnar
and they are plenty of them from Ernakulam Depot.But that not the main point in here.
Distance from Chennai to Munnar : 600 km
Munnar Tour Packages
Features : The tour provides
an excellent opportunity to trail along the Western Ghats, in the
southern state of India, Kerala. It provides for events and activities
like trekking expedition at Munnar hills, backwater trips at Kumarakom,
ride at Periyar and city tour of Cochin. A lot of local attractions are
covered which makes the tour one sure way of knowing the place better.
Features : Kerala Spice Trail
features a tour through the famous hills of Kerala, backwater leisure,
tour through plantation lands, beach leisure and more. A trip to the
famous hill station Munnar is provided, besides other events organized
and arranged. The package takes into account both the leisure and the
adventure and intends to cover some of the prized attractions of Kerala.
Places to be reached include Trivandrum, Munnar, Madurai, Thekkady,
Cochin, Alleppey and Kovalam.
Features : India and the
Tropical South tour package provides a guided tour through various
destinations of Kerala, including the famous hill station Munnar. A hike
through this beautiful place and like provides great excitement and
adventure. Apart from that there is a boat ride at Periyar Lake, bird
watching at Kumarakom and leisure to be had at Kovalam beach. The
destinations covered include Quilon, Alleppey, Cochin, Munnar, Madurai,
Periyar, Kumarakom and Kovalam.