Munnar Travel Guide

The unending expanse of tea plantation on both the sides of the widening roads this tiny hill station Munnar looks like a picture-book town where there are manicured gardens and widening lanes. Munnar is a great holiday destination in Kerala loved by many travellers and reasons to visit Munnar are endless. You can feel the presence of serenity amidst the popular tourist attraction around Munnar and experience the destination to cherish for your lifetime.

An Insight into Munnar Tourism Kerala

Perched at an elevation of 1600 m above the sea level, Munnar holds the secret of producing India's best tea and spices. Enchanting hills of Munnar holds the spellbinding effect of a lush and peaceful environment around. This must visit place Munnar was once the tiny retreat of the English people who ruled in South India. And also this hill station has a legacy of its own when it comes to the origin of tea.

Visitors can see genesis and growth of tea at the Tea Museum. The museum houses photographs, machinery and various other things which speak about the history and origin of tea plantation in Munnar. Besides, for best places to see in Munnar, one of the best ways is by taking the cycle tour of the region.

Hire a cycle and explore the manicured tea plantation, enjoy gushing waterfalls, explore shimmering lakes and spot an animal called the Nilgiri Tahr at the Eravikulam National Park of Munnar. For gratifying sightseeing tours in Munnar, tourist should go for a pleasurable boat ride to Mattupetty dam; it is also famous for its dairy farm which is managed by Indo-Swiss Livestock Project. Here one can see a variety of high-yielding cows as well.

Munnar plays a key role in India's spice plantation industry by growing spices like cardamom, cinnamon; nutmeg, ginger, and turmeric are produced in abundance here. Munnar tour will offer you with sights like waterfalls in Kerala which are found to be most spectacular in India. Popular Munnar tourism attractions that you can find in leisure are Kerala's most amazing waterfalls like- Attukal, Cheeyappara, and Valera. The bigger they are, the harder they fall, feel the power of the Kerala's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls. A tour in Munnar’s splendid gushing waterfalls and reservoirs is an unforgettable experience. Munnar's greenery and cool air draw streams of honeymooners and weekenders from many metropolitan cities of South India.

Munnar is an idyllic escape into the natural wonders of God's own country, Kerala. As soon as the dusk stretches into the silence of the night, one can feel the presence of serenity and peace in the middle of nowhere, an experience that can't be explained in few words. Munnar is a lowland hill station whose scenery is magnificent. With its drowsy little bungalows, Munnar is one of the unique hill stations in India, which holds the old world colonial charm. You can indulge in other top tourist attractions in Munnar like Attukal Waterfalls, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Hydel park, Munnar Tea Museum to name a few.

Top Things to Do & Places to See in Munnar

Munnar is bookmarked by all travellers as a favorite holiday destination to visit. Due to many popular attractions and tourism sightseeing places in Munnar, this place is always on top of tourist choice to visit in Kerala. Hence, Munnar sightseeing tours are incomplete without visiting the following landmarks-Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, Hydel Park, Munnar Tea Museum, and so on.

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Best Hotels & Resorts for Holidaying in Munnar

Munnar is shimmering with jade slopes of hills and valleys and this pristine destination certainly deserves exquisite resorts and hotels. Distinguished for having warm hospitality with excellent amenities and excellent furnishings you will find the hotels and resorts of Munnar to come in luxury and warmth ambiance and hospitality.

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