Munnar Hill Station


Location Map of Munnar Hill Station




Munnar, literally meaning three rivers in Tamil, is one of the most popular hill stations in India and is situated at the merging point of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala .

It lies in the God's own country Kerala. At an altitude of 1524 meters, it is just 136 kms from Cochin. Its highest peak is Anamudi at 2695 meters and is an ideal trekking desination.

It is famous for its lush green surroundings, winding lanes, lakes, waterfalls, streams, reservoirs, forests and tea plantations. The quiet surroundings of Munnar attract travelers and tourists from all parts of the world. The low-flying clouds and mist filled valleys offer spectacular views to the tourists. Among the exotic flora that is found in the forests and grasslands of Munnar is the famous Neela Kurinji flower, which blooms once in every twelve years.

This hill station of Munnar is also a heaven for an adventure-seeking traveler as it offers facilities like that of paragliding, hang gliding and rock climbing . One can also enjoy nature walks, treks and bird watching tours along the meandering roads of Munnar.

Besides being a hill resort, Munnar is also known as a center for tea trade. There are over thirty teagardens in and around Munnar. It has some of the highest tea estates in the world. One of the places to visit is the Kundale Tea Plantation , where one can learn everything about tea plantation and processing.

There are many tourist places in and around Munnar. The Mattupetty Lake is one of the major tourists attractions around Munnar and is at a distance of 13 kms from Munnar. The Top Station is a vintage point around Munnar offering enchanting views of the attractive landscapes and the valley. 17 kms from Munnar is the Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary , where one can spot variety of animals. The animal lovers must also visit the Eravikulum National Park (19 kms), which is renowned for its mountain goat of the Nilgiri tahr. Other important tourist spots in and around Munnar are Echo Point, Pothamedu, Pallivasal, Nyayamakad waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Chithirapuram, Attukal, Lock Heart Gap , Anayirangal and Marayoor.



Last Updated on January 13, 2016







     


     

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