Top 7 Places to Visit in Munnar

 Tours in India
  May 22, 2018

Munnar is one of the most applauded hill stations in India. Undoubtedly, this place is a paragon of beauty. Enchanting mountains, lush greeneries, tea plantations, beautiful valleys, wildlife, trekking, etc. make this place as one of the popular tourist destinations in India. Hence, the popularity of Munnar is simply astounding among the tourists. There is a chunk of places to visit in Munnar which will certainly mesmerize you with their alluring beauties. Let’s check out top 7 popular places to visit in Munnar. Don’t forget to ask your tour operators to provide the best Kerala honeymoon packages so that you can cover these places in Munnar.

  • Attukal waterfalls: This is one of the four main waterfalls in Munnar. The waterfall is situated at a nice location between Munnar and pallivasal. The road by which you can reach the waterfall is very enchanting and captivating. There is a narrow bridge through which you can drive your car and watch the falls. Here, you can find many adventurous activities like trekking, swimming, dirt biking, photography, etc. There is a pool at the bottom of the waterfall, so don’t forget to take your swimsuit. It is recommendable to visit this place during monsoon because at that time the waterfall is filled up with water.

  • Pothamedu viewpoint: This tourist destination is the major plantation hub of Munnar which offers an excellent view of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations. You can also see Muthirapuzha River and Idukki Arch Dam from quite a height. Don’t forget to try a sip of hot tea from the tea shop near the viewpoint which will make your Munnar trip more memorable and enjoyable.

  • Tata tea museum: This museum is located at the Nallathanni estate and it has curio and photographs which clearly depicts the growth and evolution of tea plantations in Munnar. The entry fee for an adult is Rs.75/- and for children, the entry fee is Rs.35/-. The museum remains closed on Monday and it opens from 9 AM to 5 PM on all the remaining days of the week.

  • Eravikulam National park: The Eravikulam National Park is a sanctuary which is located in Munnar to protect the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. This National Park is located at 16 km (Munnar) and widespread over an area of 97 km (RajaMali). After the Nilgiri Tahr, Neelakurinji flowers are the second major attraction of this park because this flower blooms once after every 12 years. This place is surrounded by a variety of flora and fauna and this is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here, you can spot many animals like elephant, Nilgiri langur, Nilgiri marten, leopard, lion-tailed macaque, a rare tiger and many more species. The entry fee of the park is Rs.65/-. The park remains closed from February to March nearly 30-45 days. The park opens every day at 7 a.m and the closing time is 6 p.m in the evening. No tourist is allowed after a certain area due to security reasons.

  • Mattupetti Dam: This place is situated 13 km away from Munnar at 1700 m above the sea level. This place is popular for Indo-Swiss livestock projects. This is also a well-known picnic spot for the visitors. You can explore this place by doing some intriguing activities like speed boating, horse riding, etc. Boating facilities will provide the visitors with an amazing experience and elephants are often see here in Munnar. The dam opens from 9 AM to 5 PM on all the seven days of the week. The fee is Rs. 400 per person for a 15-minute ride.

  • Rosegarden: It is just 2 km from Munnar. The rose garden, spread over 2 acres of land, is an outstanding stretch that is brimming with a variety of plants, crops and spices. This place is situated 3500 ft above the sea level and is a breath-taking sight to behold.

  • Top Station: The Top station is situated 32 KM off Munnar and it is the topmost point of Munnar. Though the drive to the top station is pretty long, still it is beautiful. On the way, you can see two tea gardens and two dams. Kurinjimala sanctuary is very near to Top station and is best visited from April to May.

These are top 7 places in Munnar which you can’t miss in any way. Check all the Kerala tour packages thoroughly that are provided by your tour operator before making your final decision

Top 7 Places to Visit in Munnar

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