Ask any Keralite to name his/her most preferred hill station and without any moment of hesitation would come to the answer – Munnar. This hill station nestled in the exquisite mountains of the Western Ghats is your ideal place to attain peace and tranquility.
This exotic hill station, also known as the Ooty of Kerala is located in the naturally blessed Idukki district in the Southern Indian state of Kerala, is at a height of 5,200 ft above sea level and once served as the summer retreat of the erstwhile British rulers.
The place got its name as the confluence of three streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundala – which have their origins from the nearby mountains, transpire in this little piece of heaven on earth.
As this popular resort town tops in the list of many who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, Munnar hotels also vary from resorts to smaller accommodations from which you can pick one according to your budget.
Those who plan on Munnar sightseeing can start with taking a stroll among any of the tea plantations in and around the hill station. The exotic sightseeing places in Munnar include Mattupetty dam, Kundala lake, Echo-point, Munnar top station, Rajamalai, Eravikulam National Park, Tea Museum and Marayoor forest. Munnar, Kerala, produces a plethora of fresh tea varieties available in the market. Visit one of the tea manufacturing units here and you could learn the various steps involved in the process.
Each moment of the year has its own beauty!