by bounties of nature Kerala is truly named as “God’s own country”. The houseboat
ride along the emerald backwaters, lush green hills, ancient temples, the
serene beaches with swaying palm trees and clear blue sea reflects the natural
beauty of Kerala which attracts millions of international as well as domestic
tourists to its bosom.
in Kerala is a beautiful hill station on the elevation of sixteen hundred meters
in the confluence of three mountain streams Mudrapuzha,
Nallthanni and Kundala. The hill station is about one hundred and thirty
five kilometres from the harbour of Kochi. The nearest railway station is Aluva
and the nearest airport is Cochin. The summer retreat of the British in the
Colonial era is now a popular holiday destination for honeymooners and visitors.
Munnar is small strip of paradise which can be explored on foot.
first attraction on your Munnar
tour is the tea gardens and the tea
estates. Take a walk on the unending miles of tea bushes and click candid
photos with your loved ones. There are about thirty tea gardens in Munnar which
produce the finest blend of tea in South India. An early morning rise can give
you the splendid view of the sun rise; the sun is visible over the horizon like
the hot metal the sun slowly moving upwards to the sky. The ladies picking the
tea leaves and the men maintaining the gardens is a common site.
Mattupetty Dam located at a distance of ten kilometres from Munnar is a
popular picnic spot with speed boating and horse riding activities. The
town is also famous for its specialised Indo- Swiss dairy farms and high yielding
cattles. The farm was established
in the year 1961 and is unique of its kind.
The Echo Point on the way to top station from Munnar is a small lake set
amidst rolling hills. Yell out your name and hear the sound of your own voice returned
manifold by the echo from the adjoining hills. Echo point is famous for its
wood market so catch a souvenir from the shop.
National Park along the ridge of the
Western Ghats is a home of rare collection of flora and fauna of the region.
The park has the holds the highest number of endangered Nilgiri Thar. Other
rearing species of the park are tigers, leopards, macaque, atlas moth etc. The
highest peak of the south is the Anamudi gallantly towers the sanctuary. The
place is also ideal for trekking, rock climbing and rappelling. So, explore the
delights of nature and have a wonderful time.
32 kilometres away there is a Top Station believed to be the highest point in
Munnar. On the way there is a beautiful town of Kundala with a golf course. You
can reach Top Station on bus or on a jeep to view the downward rolling of the
hills. The feeling of living above the cloud comes true in this part of Munnar.
It’s in the Top Station you can witness the blooming of the Neelakurinji flowers which blossoms after every twelve
attractions of Munnar
are Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Marayoor,
Naimakkadu Waterfalls and Muniyara Dolmens. The silent verdant green hills of
Munnar, the evergreen forests, mesmerizing tea garden and beautiful cascades of
waterfalls are of scenic beauty and should be visited in a lifespan.
Munnar the Evergreen Hill Station of Kerala