Munnar, in Idukki district of south Indian state of Kerala, is a charming hill station endowed with utmost natural splendour and scenic beauty. Snuggled between striking hills and verdant valleys and situated at the convergence of three mountains, Munnar stands out for its scenic locales, tea gardens, tea plantations, age-old charm of the bygone British era and above all, utmost blossoming of the nature.
Tourists from all parts of the globe flock to Munnar to relax and unwind in the lap of nature alongside savouring its profound natural charm. Tourist attractions are many here, and the Anaimudi Peak- the highest peak in south India- is among them for its camping and trekking prospects. If the Echo Point invites tourists to listen their natural echoes of voices, then the attractive town of Kundala- some 20 kms away- draws in for its renowned Golf Course of Tata.
If the scenic Kuthumkal Waterfalls in Munnar delights for its stunning heights and misty ambience, then the Malankara Reservoir pleases for boating and fishing prospects. If the Observatory Hills is a place to see celestial spectacles, then the Power House Waterfalls- at 18 kms away- gives a visual treat of steep rocks and steep heights. Rajamala is another spot in Munnar for a tourist that lets you relax and rejuvenate in the best way possible.
By Air Kochi, at 130 kms, and Madurai, at 142 kms, are two nearest airports with regular flights to major cities of India.
By Rail Kochi and Kottayam are two of the nearest railway stations that link Munnar to rest of India with good train services.
By Road A well-developed network of roads smoothly links Munnar to all major cities of Kerala.
Located at an hour driven from Munnar in Kerela, Anamudi Peak is the highest peak in the Western Ghats. At the height of 2695 meters or 8842 feet above sea level, the peak offers a spectacular and panoramic view of the Mother Nature in her absolute pomp. Located within the huge mountains, the peak can be reached via four hour trek to the north of the city.
Anamudi Peak delights for its constant fragrance of scene and visual vignettes of stretche...
Located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala is Rajamalai National Park or Eravikulam National Park - the first national park in of the southern state of Kerala. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the park is considered perhaps the most sought after destination in Munnar. Stretching over 97 sq. km, the park is where the endangered NilgiriThar is protected and where several species of animals birds and butterflies are found.
Set in a picturesque location, Sita Devi Lake or Devikulam Lake is a popular hill station in the Idukki District of Kerala. At some 5 km off Munnar, this lake provides mesmerizing views of the Ghats and its highest range. Visitors here are sure to feel the nature in her pristine glory as such unrivalled is the beauty of this place!
Sita Devi Lake is home to some rare herbs and wild flowers whose fragrance can always be felt in ...
Mattupetty Dam is a storage dam in the mountains near Munnar in Idukki District, Kerala. Built to conserve water for hydroelectricity, the dam is not only a source of power to the region but also provides wild animals and birds a chance to flourish. At the height of 1700 m above sea level, the reservoir is an ideal place to gaze at nature, see some wildlife and feel the serenity.
Visitors to Mattupetty Dam are sure to love a great va...