Munnar Kerala :
We are providing the indepth information about the top tourist destination of kerala like munnar where you can make your holidays a memorable experience.
Munnar is located at a distance of 130 km
from Kochi, 135 km from Ernakulam and 142 km from Madurai in
Touring Seasons :
Through out the year.
Munnar Kerala is located at the Idukki district of Kerala in India. The "Munnar"
means three rivers.
Munnar Kerala is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams
namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, and hence the name. The natural
beauty, calmness and mild cold climate of Munnar Kerala makes it the
favourite tourist place for both Indians and foreigners. Sprawling tea
plantations, picturesque locations, winding lanes and holiday facilities
make Munnar in Kerala a popular resort town.
Near by airports are at Kochi (130 kms) and
Madurai (142 kms).
Rail Lines :
Nearest railway stations are at Kochi and
Bus Lines :
The place is well connected by a well
developed network of road transport.
Local buses, cycles. Bus services are available to Ernakulam (135km),
Thekkady (100km), Trivandrum (300km), Palani (120km) and Coimbatore (150km)
from Munnar. Frequent bus service is available daily to Theni from where you
can go to Madurai or Kodaikanal.
Lodging in Munnar
Accommodation here ranges from luxury to budget. You can pick the one which
suites your pocket most. The accommodation are comfortable and convenient
for the tourists to Munnar Kerala.
Charming Spots near Munnar
13 km from Munnar at a height of 1700 m is Mattupetti, famous for its
highly specialised dairy farm, the Indo-swiss live stock project. Over 100
varietes of high yielding cattle are reared here. Visitors are allowed into
three of the eleven cattle sheds at the farm.
The Mattupetti Lake
The Mattupetti Lake and dam, just a short distance from the farm, is a very
beautiful picnic spot. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala
lake are other attractions in the vicinity. DTPC Idukki provides boating
facilities on the Mattupetty Dam. Speed Launch and slow speed motor boats
are available on hire.
At a distance of 6 km from Munnar is Pothamedu offering an excellent view
of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills,
the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking
and long mountain walks.
Pallivasal is situated at a distance of 8 km from Munnar. This is the venue
of the first Hydro Electric Project in Kerala and a place of immence scenic
Located just 10 km from Munnar is Nyayamakad, a land of breathtaking
waterfalls. The waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600
meters. The enchanting surroundings makes an excellent picnic spot and
Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park is about 15 km away from Munnar. The park spread
in an area of 97 sq. kms park is situated in the Devikulam Taluk and is home
to the Nilgiri Tahr.
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