Know about amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Munnar Kerala – South India Hill Station

Munnar, luxuriant green hill resort from God’s own land Kerala is famous for the tea plantation and tea processing units. Munnar is one of most visited travel destination of India. Being located at the confluence of three mountain streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala Munnar presents one of most picturesque lovely landscape and hence become known as the Paradise on the earth.
The Western Ghats serene locations and pleasant weather have made the Munnar, hot favorite tourist destination among the couples on honeymoon also. Munnar with many trails at Anamudi and Mattupetty is ideal location for adventure tourism and heaven of trekking lovers. Many Hindi & south Indian languages films have explored scenic beauty of Munnar.
Excess plantation has forced the native species to disappear but still there are some protective areas for the medicinal plants and native species. One such rare species is Neelakurinji [wild orchids], that blossom once in twelve year. Munnar is also famous for wide variety of Ayurvedic Herbal Medicines hence the hill resort is gaining popularity as the only Ayurvedic health resort of the country.


Vital Tourist Information : Munnar

Location :
Hill resort Munnar is located in the southern Indian state Kerala, more popularly known as God's own land, at the confluence of three mountain streams namely, Mudrapuzha, Nallathani and Kundala.


Mountain Range : Craggy hills of the Western Ghat


Altitude : 1520 Meters


Near By City : Kochi - Ernakulam


State : Kerala [India]


Region : South India


Famous as / For :
Honeymoon Destination
Ayurvedic health resort
Summer Holiday Destination
Tea Plantation


Weather & Climate :
Munnar experiences pleasant climate throughout the year with gentle summers and crispy cold winters.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 25°C Min. 15°C
Winters : Max. 10°C Min. 0°C


Tourist Season :
October to May is best time to visit Munnar.


Spoken Languages :
Malayalam - Tamil - Hindi - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Munnar is famous for the tea plantation and herbal Ayurvedic medicines hence majority of tourist shopping on Munnar tour is restricted to aromatic tea and Ayurvedic medicines.


Trekking/Excursions :
Anamudi is heaven and most ideal spot for the trekking lovers. Shola forests in and around Mattupetty is the another ideal location for trekking on Munnar travel.


Fair & Festivals :
Attukal Pongala celebrated in February is most popular festival of Munnar.


Travel Tips :
Including heavy woolen cloth in your travel bag, even if you are on honeymoon tour at Munnar during the winter months December & January. If you are adventure lover hire a bicycle and go on tour around.


Must Visit Places :
Attukal Bhagavathy Temple - Tea Garden - The Christ Church - Devikulam Lake - Mattupeety Lake - Indo-Swiss Cattle Breeding Centre cum Dairy Project - Ernakulum National Park


How To Reach Munnar Kerala [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Munnar is not part of rail route of Indian railways. Kochi and Kottayam are the nearest railway stations, where train journey to Munnar ends.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Munnar is well connected on bus route with all major cities of state and south India. Road travel is the best way for getting here.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Munnar don't have airport of own. Domestic flights are available from Kochi.