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Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala.

This hill station, located at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level, was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make Munnar a popular resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands is the 'Neelakurinji'.

This flower which bathes the hills in blue every twelve years will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in south India, Anamudi, which towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.

Best of Munnar Trip Package

Classic Kerala Package
Duration: 07 Days / 06 Nights
Places Covered: {Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin}

Kerala Ayurveda Tour
Duration: 15 Days / 14 Nights
Places Covered: {Trivandrum - Thottapally - Alleppey - Kumarakom - Kumarakom - Periyar - Munnar - Cochin}

Kerala Honeymoon Package
Duration: 06 Days / 05 Nights
Places Covered: {Cochin - Munnar - Periyar - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Cochin}

Tourist Attractions in Munnar

What to see in Munnar
AnaiMudi Peak:
Munnar houses the mighty peak of Kerala, Anaimudi, that the highest peak in entire South India. Go for camping or enjoy trekking or just stand and behold to feel the awe of this mighty peak... everything is enchanting.
Eravikulam National Park:
Located on Rajamalai mountains at distance of about 15 Km ffrom Munnar, Eravikulam National Park is a perfect place to enjoy wildlife tour in Kerala. Visit the park and see the rare Nilgiri Tahr and other exotic flora and fauna.
Madupatti:
Indo Swiss Cattle Project and Madupatti Dam are the major attractions here which I slocated at a distance of 14 Km from Munnar.
Echo Point:
Ever wondered about echoing sounds... Visit the palce and experience for yourself why echoing is so interesting for others.
Raj Mala:
A refuge to Nilgiri Tahrs, the mountain goats, Raj Mala is a picturesque destination that attracts many tourists.
Kundala:
On your way to Top Station, you will find Kundala which is a scenic place and the most preferred among tourists. The charming Golf Course and the gushing artificial dam are the main attractions here. An excursion to Aruvikkad Water fall is always recommended for tourists visiting Kundala.
Top Station:
This is the highest Point on the road from Munnar to Kodaikanal. A botanist or geologist, a tourist or a nature lover... the palce is a pleasure for everyone. It is the palce where you can see Neelakurunji, the rare flower which blooms every 12 years only in this region. Tourists can also enjoy the lovely of Tamil Nadu from this spot.
Powerhouse Waterfalls:
While your journey to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady, Powerhouse Waterfalls will lure you to stop and experience the panorama of the currents of these Waterfalls.
Kuthumkal Waterfall:
This waterfall of Munnar is immensely beautiful. The tourists are thrilled to see the foggy water coming down from a great height.
Observatory Hill:
Located at Nedumkandam, it is an ideal location for observing heavenly bodies due to a extremely clear sky.

A honeymoon, or a family vacation...whatever your objective is Munnar should be the first choice if looking for serenity and exquisite experience.
Munnar District Tourist Center

How To Get There - Munnar


How to go Munnar
By Air
Near by airports are at Kochi (130 kms) and Madurai (142 kms).
By Rail
Nearest railway stations are at Kochi and Kottayam.
By Road
Munnar is well connected by a well developed network of road transport.
Local Transport
Local buses, cycles.
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Places To Stay in Munnar

Windermere Estate.
Mahindra Resorts.
Fort Munnar.
Periyar Mist Valley.
Bluemount, Chinnakal.
Royal Retreat. Elseem Garden.
Western Cottage.
Marthoma Rest House.
Misha Tourist Home.
Idukki Tower, Thodupuzha.
Gemini Tourist Home, Thodupuzha.
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General Information - Munnar

Location
Idukki District, Kerala.
Altitude
1600 m Above Sea Level.
Best Time
September To May.
Languages
Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi And English.
Area
26.2 sq. kms.

Useful Information - Munnar

Tourist Information Centres
Tourist Information Centre: District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) Information Centre, Old Munnar; District Tourism Office, Kumily.
Banks and Money Changers: State Bank Of Travancore, State Bank Of India.
Post Office: Main Post Office, Munnar.
Hospitals: Tata General Hospital, Matha Hospital, Arun Hospital.
Ayurvedic Massage Centre: Surya Ayurvedic Health Resorts.
Spices And Fresh Strawberries: DTPC, Munnar.

Clothing in Munnar

Summer
Cotton
Winter
Woollen A honeymoon, or a family vacation...whatever your objective is Munnar should be the first choice if looking for serenity and exquisite experience.
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