Munnar - Kashmir of South India OR Kashmir of Kerala OR tea trade centres of India

Munnar Travel Guide

Kerala, the God’s Own Country, is a world class tourist attractions where tourist from all parts of the world come to explore its natural beauty. The place is known for amazing wonders like waterfalls and sea beaches. In addition to this, the small Indian state is also known for some vibrant cities and attractions. Munnar is also one such major attraction that is on the Western Ghats in Idukki district of Kerala. The green belt and the scenic pleasures of this south Indian hill station are countless. The place is known for its tea plantation and some other attractions like waterfalls, colonial bungalows and rolling hills. In addition to this, there are also a number of other attractions that keep travelers mesmerized for a long time and persuade them to come here again and again.

Some of the major attractions in and around Munnar are:

Kundala Lake: it is surrounded by forest ranges that are prime attractions in the city.

Eravikulam National Park: It is only a few km from national treasure from where you can also enjoy the Niligiri Thar.

Mattupetti Dam: It is also a few km from Munnar that is a perfect picnic spot.

Echo Point: It is only 15 km from Munnar that is a natural phenomenon to hear echoes.

Top Station: You will feel here as if you are amidst the clouds.

Kolukkumalai Tea Estate: It is an amazing tea factory where you can also learn who to make organic tea.

Pothamadu: The captivating plantation of the tea, coffee and cardamom keep one mesmerized for a long time.

Attukal: A place known for amazing view of rolling hills and waterfalls.

In addition to aforementioned places, Marayoor is also a perfect destination to explore during your tour to Munnar.  Munnar is also known for sea foods and south Indian dishes; while its restaurants that are developed in south Indian architecture style keep you enticed with delicious foods. There are also a number of accommodations options in and around the city. Munnar is well connected via road, rail and air to all the major cities of the country. The nearest railway stations of the city are Aluva and Ernakulam; while the nearest airport is Cochin International Airport.


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