May 23, 2024
Munnar

Munnar is a hill station in Kerala’s Idukki district that is well-known for its tea gardens, verdant surroundings, winding roads, misty blankets, and vistas. Situated at an elevation of 1600 meters in the Western Ghats, it is a highly sought-after and often visited tourism destination worldwide, particularly among honeymooners.

Explore the vast tea estates and unique flora and fauna of Munnar, which was once the summer retreat of the former British government. Its main draws are the tea plantations, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, and Eravikulam National Park. it is particularly well-known for being the home of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr and the unique Neelakurinji flowers, which bloom just once every twelve years in 2030.

Destinations in Munnar

1. Echo Point 2. Atukkad Waterfalls
3. Munnar Tea Plantations 4. Tata Tea Museum (KDHP Museum)
5. Eravikulam National Park 6. Rose Garden 
7. Mattupetty Dam 8. Top Station
9. Munnar Jeep Safari 10. Tree Houses 
11. Pothamedu View Point 12. Punarjani Traditional Village
13. Trekking in there 14. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate
15. Chokramudi Peak 16. Cheeyappara Waterfalls
17. Anamudi Peak 18. Photo Point
19. Kundala Dam & Lake 20. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

The Ideal Time To Go

Due to the lovely weather, September through March is the best time to visit there. Though a tad warm, it can still be visited in the summer months of April through June. The monsoon season, which lasts from July to August, should be avoided because of the intense rains that might cause landslides and road closures, which could interfere with your travel plans.

Popular Packages

Packages Price Days Inclusion
Munnr, Alleppey, Kovalam ₹ 18,900* 4 Nights / 5 Days Hotels, Car, Meals
Munnar, Thekkady, Alleppey ₹ 19,900* 4 Nights / 5 Days Hotels, Car, Meals
Kochi, Munnr, Alleppey ₹ 14,900* 3 Nights / 4 Days Hotels, Sightseeing, Meals, Cruise
Munnar, Alleppey ₹ 12,900* 3 Nights / 4 Days Hotels, Car, Sightseeing, Meals
Munnar, Thekkady, Kovalam, Kanyakumari, Alleppey ₹ 28,900* 7 Nights / 8 Days Hotels, Car, Meals, Cruise

Ways to Get to Munnar

How to take a plane: There is no airport in Munnar. The closest airport, Cochin International Airport, is 110 kilometers away from Munnar if you want to travel there by plane. You can either take a direct bus to Munnar or hire a taxi from this point on.

How to travel by car: About 100 kilometers away from Munnar is Aluva, which is the closest train station. You can take a bus or hire a private taxi to complete the remaining portion of the trip.

Local transport

Bus
Local government buses are available with tickets priced between INR 5 – and INR 25

Cab

Local cabs are easily available for hire. The fare is approximately INR 1000 to INR 1500 for 150 km.

Auto-rickshaws

Most of the autos have meters and they are a cheaper mode of transportation than taxis

Bike-rental

Bikes are easily available for rent at a tariff of INR 300 – INR 400 for one day.

 

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