Kerala is a world renowned tourist destination for its backwaters and beautiful coastline, but also residing in Kerala is the biological hotspot of the world and one of nature’s most enchanting creations the ‘Western Ghats’. Situated in the Western Ghats is one town of tea estates, National Parks and mountain Goats known to the world by the name of Munnar. Munnar is a hill city; in fact, it is one of India’s most popular hill cities and is a beautiful ode to the nature’s ability to create beauty around us. Munnar, is situated in the Idukki district of Kerala the town has mesmerized tourist since the time of the Britishers.
Munnar literally means ‘three rivers’, this name has allegedly arisen from the geographical positioning of the town at the confluence of three mountain river streams namely Madhurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly Rivers. Munnar is famous among tourists for its acres and acres of lush and well-manicured tea estates that dominate its landscape; it is also home to the Nellikempetty National Park which houses the famed and endangered ‘Mountain Goats’. The scenery of the place is breathtaking with many fiestas in offer for the tourists in the form of placid lakes, misty peaks, lush greenery and meandering streams.
Its fabled Tea Estates have gained a lot of popularity among the tourist and its Colonial plantation life can still be experienced in its beautiful plantation homes which are now available for the tourists as Homestays. The Tata Tea Museum in Nellathani tea estate belonging to Tata Tea is exclusively built to showcase the rich plantation history of the place and bring forward the beauty that is Munnar. Munnar has a lot to offer to tourists in terms of adventure, luxury, culture and some breathtaking tea. But another thing that adds to the experience of traveling to this most enchanting of towns is its Homestays.
Kerala is a pioneering state when it comes to homestay travel accommodation, traveling to Kerala and its famed destination was never this much fun. The Homestays in Munnar besides being located in the surrounding of some of the most breathtaking views in the country are also very hospitable. They provide you authentic Kerala food, services of transport for your sightseeing and also help you in your tour providing guidance. Homestays in Munnar provide a traveling experience that is unmatched by any hotel or resort, they provide you the opportunity to get to know the soul of the town, its traditions, its people and some less popular yet interesting parts of the town. All in all, if you are traveling to Munnar, staying at a homestay might enrich your experience manifold.
HOMESTAYS IN MUNNAR