Breathtakingly beautiful and heaven of peace and tranquillity, set an altitude of 6000 ft, situated at the confluence of three mountain streams . Munnar was the favoured summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. A carpet of Tea plantation, South India’s largest Tea growing region.
Places to visit in Munnar
Eravikulam national park: Spread over 97 kms, this park holds the largest viable population of Tahr , several other species of rare animals, birds and butterflies. The park also offers the magnificent view of the Tea plantation.
Anamudi Peak: Located inside the Eavikulam national park, this is the highest peak in South India standing at a height of over 2,700 meters. For trekking to the peak permission is required from the forest and wildlife authorities at Eravikulam.
Mattupetty: Loacted at a distance of 13 kms from Munnar , situated at a height of 1700 m above sea level. Mattupetty is famous for its storage masonry dam and the beautiful lake, which offer pleasurable boat ride to enjoy surrounding hill and landscape.
Echo point: this scenic place gets its name from the natural eco phenomenon here.
Anayirangal Lake: Located 22 kms from Munnar. One of the silent and mesmerising lake the calm water and cool breeze will take to another world. The best part of this lake it is not very crowded
Tea Museum: This place is delight of tea lovers, recently opened tea museum which houses curious, photographs and machines each depicting a turning point that contributed to a flourishing teas industry.
Stroll past the estates: A walk through the aromatic tea gardens, scenic hills covered with green foliage is the best way to spend the evening in Munnar.