Munnar – A place worth visiting

Munnar – A place worth visiting

Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams, namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, Munnar offer mesmerising natural settings to spend your holidays. From tea plantations to beautiful hills for trekking, Munnar promises a unique experience.

Located at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was favourite summer resort for British rulers too. Its breath taking hills and mountains, exceptionally beautiful tea gardens and exotic flora and fauna makes Munnar one of most seek out tourist destinations even now. Neelakurinji a blue colour flower which blooms once in twelve years is one of the examples of exotic flora at the region. Anamudi, the highest peak in not just Munnar but in the entire Southern India, makes for an adventurous visit with its suitability for camping and trekking as well.

Though the climate at the place is always soothing, the best time to visit Munnar is from September to May. With languages such as Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi along with English being spoken here, you won’t have any problem in communicating.

Not just Munnar, there are ample of places near it that are worth visiting. Just 6 km from Munnar, you have Pothamedu offering amazing view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations. Devikulam, merely 7 Kms from Munnar presents you with lush flora and rich fauna along with calming atmosphere and refreshing air to spend some time. Along with these, there are many worth visiting places such as Attukal, Chithirapuram, Nyayamakad, Rajamala, Eravikulam National Park.

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