Hill station in Kerala (Munar)

Hill station in Kerala (Munar)

Munnar rises on three mountain streams merges  - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1,600 metre above the sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. The location, one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations in Kerala, is replete with Munnar resorts and lodging facilities, which fit a wide range of budgets. 

Tea plantations, picturesque cities, winding roads and holiday facilities make it a popular resort city. Nilkurinji is one of the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once every twelve years will bloom in the next 

2030s. Munnar also has the highest peak of South India, Anamudi, which is situated at an altitude of over 2,695 meters.


    Let us now explore some options in and around Munnar that will provide travelers ample opportunities to enjoy the captivating hill station of Munnar.

    Eravikulam National Park

    One of the major attractions near Munnar is the location of Eravikulam National Park. This park is famous for endangered inhabitants - Nilgiri Tahr. Spread over an area of ​​97 square kilometers, the park also houses rare butterflies, animals and birds of many species.

    A great place for trekking, this park offers a spectacular view to the tea gardens, which are covered with blanket sheets. This park becomes a very hot place, when the hill slopes here are covered in blue carpet, resulting in Nilakanji flowers. It is a plant endemic to the part of the Western Ghats that blooms once in twelve years.
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    Anamudi Peak

    Located on the inner side - Eravikulam National Park called Anmudi Peak. It is the highest peak in South India, situated at an altitude of more than 2700 meters. In Eravikulam it is permitted to reach this summit with permission from the forest and wildlife officials.

    Mattupetty

    Another major attraction for visitors, located about 13 km from Munnar Town, is Mattupetty. Located at an altitude of 1700 meters above sea level, Mattupetty is known for its storage masonry dam and for the beautiful lake, which offers a pleasant boat ride, allowing the surrounding hills and landscape to be enjoyed. Mattupetti's fame is also credited to the dairy farm run by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project, where various high-yielding breeds of cows can be encountered.


    Getting thereby--

    Nearest railway station: Aluva about 108 km and Angamali, about 109 km

    Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, via Aluva - Munnar Rd, about 108 km

     

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