Munnar Hill Stations

Munnar Hill Stations

Munnar -Better place to know our mother earth , is one of the chilly tourist destinations and Eco sensitive  sites in Kerala. It is famous for its tea plantations, enchanted weather and landscapes. This hill station is located 6000 ft above the sea level, itself portraits the footprints of British colonial era.Munnar  surrounded by fine hills with exemplary quality of atmosphere and natural vegetations.

The name Munnar originated from three rivers Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly. The perfect amalgamation of three rivers starting from these fascinating top hills provides mind blowing sights to the tourists. Munnar is well known for its valleys, climate, and its biodiversity. It has its own place in adventure tourism, night trekking and tent tourism. Blossoming  of Neelakurinji (strobilanthes kunthiana) once in twelve years on the fine hills of Munnar grabs entire world’s focus to this hilltop.

Attractions in Munnar

This  famous world known summer destination  has  picturesque places, valleys, tea plantations, natural vegetations and a rare  collections of flora and fauna  which enhance the tranquility of our mind.

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park listed in World Heritage Sites of UNESCO. It is high rolling hill plateau spread across 97 sq km. It is a protected area where  Rajamalai is the only area opened for tourists. This is also well known for  endangered rare species  ‘Neelgiri Tahr’ . Its biodiversity consists of other rare species, animals and birds ,which  offers a spectacular place for trekking

Due to stringent measures adopted by the  government,eravikulam remain as a  virgin place with minimum  human intrusion. Overall the park guarantees a unique experience by the perfect blending of tea plantations, fine rolling hills and green valleys.

Anamudi Peak

It is an integral part of Eravikulam National Park. Anamudi is the highest peak in western ghats with a height of 2700 MSL. Anamudi offers adventurous trekking spots and entry being restricted by the  Forest Wildlife authorities.

Mattupetty

Mattupetty is another tourist destination in Kerala, located about 13 km from Munnar. It has a Concrete Gravity dam built between the mountains. This  dam with Hydro electric project apart from power generation provides ample scope of opportunities for sight seeing and boat rides. The tranquilizing beauty of water and dazzling experience from boat rides  is a prime attraction for  tourists.

Pallivasal

Pallivasal is the first hydro electric project in Kerala, located 8 km from Munnar. Pallivasal is also a popular tourist destination in Munnar. It was established by Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma. It has also notable spots with tourist attractions.

Chinnakanal & Anayirangal

The name itself hints a thrilling place to visit. Chinnakanal is located 2000m above the sea level. It is close to Munnar, it is famous for its pretty waterfall. Anayirangal is about 7 km from Chinnakanal, fabulous overview of tea plantations merged with scattered layers of snow. The beautiful view of the surrounding mountain valleys and tea plantations are unique features of this place.

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Getting There

Cochin International airport,110 KM away

Aluva Railway station,110 Km away.

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