About Munnar Tourism

The unending expanse of tea plantation and rolling hills in Munnar make it look like a picture from a postcard. Munnar is a great holiday destination in Kerala loved by many travellers. It is the most popular hill station which is preferred by honeymooners, family vacationers as well as nature lovers.

Situated in Idukki District of Kerala, Munnar holds the secret of producing one of India's best teas and spices. This must-visit place has many experiences in its store for tourists of all kinds. Visitors can see the genesis and growth of tea at the Tea Museum that houses photographs, machinery and various other things which speak about the history and origin of tea plantations in Munnar. Reaching here can be a great experience too as one can take a cycle tour of the region.

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Best Time to Visit Munnar

Summer Season in Sikkim

Summer Season in Munnar

In the summer season i.e between March and June, Munnar’s temperature remains under 30°C, which is perfect for enjoying sightseeing tours.

Monsoon Season in Sikkim

Monsoon Season in Munnar

The months between July and September is when Munnar receives rainfall. Rain in Munnar is moderate to heavy that makes the place even more lush and picturesque.

Winter Season in Sikkim

Winter Season in Munnar

Munnar has a chilly winter season. Between December and February, the mercury dips significantly. However, winter makes a perfect time to visit Munnar.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Munnar

Echo Point Munnar, Kerala

Echo Point

Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams, Echo Point is one of the top attractions in Munnar.

Photo Point Munnar, Kerala

Photo Point

The dense tea plantations and forests, small rivulets, and rolling hills make this Photo Point an ideal spot for photography in Munnar.

Atukkal Waterfalls Munnar, Kerala

Atukkal Waterfalls

Amidst beautiful hills and lush forests, this pristine waterfall makes for a romantic place and picnic site near Munnar.

Top Station Munnar, Kerala

Top Station

The highest point in Munnar, Top Station offers the panoramic view of the Western Ghats and valley of Theni District.

Pothamedu View Point Munnar, Kerala

Pothamedu View Point

Adorned with hills and lush greenery, Pothamedu View Point offers a spectacular view of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations.

Tata Tea Museum Munnar, Kerala

Tata Tea Museum

Offering an insight into the history of tea growing and processing, Tata Tea Musem is one of the top attractions in Munnar.

Eravikulam National Park Munnar, Kerala

Eravikulam National Park

Home to Nilgiri Tahr and Neelkurinji, Eravikulam National Park is a popular wildlife destination near Munnar.

Wonder Valley Munnar, Kerala

Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park

An eco-friendly park, Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park offers fun and experience near Munnar.

Kundala Lake Munnar, Kerala

Kundala Lake

Famous for shikara-style boats that sail over it, Kundala Lake is one of the major places to see near Munnar.

Mattupetty Dam Munnar, Kerala

Mattupetty Dam

An impressive dam, Mattupetty Dam is quite popular amongst tourists as a picnic spot close to Munnar.

Top Things to Do in Munnar

Camping In Munnar, Kerala


Enjoy the thrill of camping amidst pristine nature and star-lit sky at Top Station in Munnar.

Stay in a Tree House Munnar, Kerala

Stay in a Tree House

Relish a stay in an eco-accommodation in a tree house amidst tea and spice plantations in Munnar.

Trekking in Munnar, Kerala


Adorned with many beautiful trails, Munnar is perfect for unforgettable short and long treks.

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Cycling Tour

Munnar is home to many winding roads that are perfect for cycling tours to beautiful places.

Wildlife in sikkim

Wildlife Sighting

Spot Nilgiri Tahr and other wildlife animals at Munnar’s Eravikulam National Park.

Shikara Ride, Kerala

Shikara Ride

Munnar has its own shikara boats and you can enjoy a ride on it on picturesque Kundala Lake.

Rock Climbing Munnar, Kerala

Rock Climbing

Be a part of the enthralling activity of rock climbing at Munnar’s Fun Forest Adventure Park.

Tea Estate Tour Munnar, Kerala

Tea Estate Tour

Go on a tour of one of the highest tea plantations in the world at Kolukkumalai and taste its renowned flavoured tea.

Ayurvedic Spa Munnar, Kerala

Ayurvedic Spa

Enjoy Ayurvedic wellness treatment and rejuvenating body massages at various resorts and spa centres in Munnar.

How to Reach Munnar?

By Air

By Air

Munnar’s nearest airport is in Kochi which is around 123 km away. The airport connects it to all the major cities and towns of India.

By Train

By Train

The nearest railway station to Munnar is Kochi, which is around 123 km away.

By Road

By Road

National Highway 85 and 183 connect Munnar to many cities and towns of India.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Does it snow in Munnar?

No, Munnar does not receive snowfall. However, the temperature in the winter season can dip to zero-degree celsus between December and February.

Q. How far is Munnar from the nearest airport?

Munnar is situated at a distance of about 123 km away from the airport in Kochi.

Q. Is it safe to go out at night in Munnar?

Yes, it is safe to go out at night in Munnar. However, Munnar does not have an option of a lively nightlife.

Q. Are ATMs easily available in Munnar?

Yes, ATMs of varied private and government banks are widely available in Munnar.

Q. Is there any rail connectivity for Munnar?

No, Munnar has no rail connectivity. The nearest railway station to Munnar is in Kochi which is at a distance of 123 km.

Q. What is the best way to reach Munnar?

The best way to reach Munnar is by road. Munnar is connected via NH 85 and 183 to many major cities and towns of India.

Q. What are the accommodation options in Munnar?

The accommodation options in Munnar range from budget hotels to luxury resorts. There are family-friendly hotels as well as accommodation for honeymoon couples. Munnar also offers one-of-its-kind experience of staying in a treehouse surrounded by the lush tea plantations. Camping options at Top Stations are also available.

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Munnar Essential Information

Accommodation in Munnar

The favourite holiday destination in Kerala, Munnar has plenty of hotels & resorts. Munnar offers a variety of accommodations in budget to luxury categories. There are hotels ideal for family vacationers. Then, there are also numerous romantic hotels offering a memorable staying experience for honeymooners and couples. Munnar also offers a unique staying experience in its treehouses that are surrounded by lush tea gardens. There’s also a camping option available in Munnar making the staying experience quite interesting for the visitors.

At TMI, we have association with the best hotels and resorts in order to ensure you get the finest accommodation options in Munnar. We also offer the best deals and discounts so that you can make your hotel bookings with us at the best prices.

Top Activities for Tourists in in Munnar

Munnar offers a number of activities to offer a wonderful holiday experience. It is a perfect place for cycling tours where the winding roads and spectacular views make it an experience worth having.

Amongst the top activities in Munnar is camping under the starry sky; staying in a tree house surrounded by verdant tea gardens; wildlife sighting in Eravikulam National Park; Shikara ride in Kundala Lake; rock climbing in Fun Forest Adventure Park. Tea estate tours and Ayurveda massages are also amongst the top activities to enjoy in Munnar.

Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Munnar

The most popular holiday destination in Kerala, Munnar has several sites and experiences on offer. The major attractions in Munnar remain its lush and abundant tea estates. The place has many points of tourist interests like Echo Point, Photo Point, and Pothamedu View Point.

Other top places to visit in Munnar are Attukal, Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls. Also, Mattupetty Dam, the wildlife destination, Eravikulam National Park, and the amusement park, Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park are a must-see in Munnar.

Munnar Weather

Munnar primarily experiences three seasons - summer, monsoon, and winter and every season is perfect to plan a trip to this most popular hill station in Kerala. The summer season (March to June) is considered the best time to visit Munnar since the weather here remains pleasant. The winter season (October to February) and monsoon season (July to September) are also ideal for planning a trip to Munnar.

Summer (March to June)

Temperature range : 15°C to 25°C

The weather in Munnar is pleasant during the summers. It is the time when tourists plan their summer holidays here. The season is perfect to enjoy a cycling tour, trekking and camping in Munnar. In the summer season in Munnar, religious festivals like Vishu can also be enjoyed.

Monsoon (July to September)

Temperature range : 10°C to 20°C

Monsoons arrive in Munnar by early June and last till September. There is frequent moderate to heavy rainfall in Munnar. It’s the best time to visit the waterfalls like Attukal and Cheeyappara which come to life. Monsoons are also perfect to enjoy the views which turn lush green due to rains. One can go for wildlife sighting in Eravikulam National Park which becomes even more verdant during the rainy season. A boat ride in Kundala Lake and visiting Mattupetty Dam are amongst the top things to do in the monsoon season in Munnar.

Winter (October to February)

Temperature range : 0°C to 7°C

Winters in Munnar are chilly. The temperature drops up to zero degree Celsius. In the winter season, Munnar witnesses a large footfall by honeymoon couples. Winter is the time for adventurers also who can enjoy hiking, trekking, and camping. A winter carnival is also hosted in Munnar in which a number of activities, shows, celebrations, and events take place.

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