Places to Visit in Munnar, Kerala

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Munnar as all knows its most famous Hill station in South India. It was the summer resort of the British and It is also a popular place for Indian honeymooners. Its located in Idukki district of Kerala, India. Tourists come here to see the vast tea plantations of the area. The town itself is typically Indian with the usual shops, guest houses and is really beautiful and traditional. It is a good place to stay to see the surrounding countryside.

From Kochi: Munnar is 130 km (3.5 hr) from Kochi.
From Aluva: Aluva is nearly 110 km from Munnar.
From Madurai: Munnar is about 135 km from Madurai and 80 km from Theni.
From Coimbatore: Munnar is about 160 km from Coimbatore and 120 km from Pollachi.
From Kodaikanal: Kodaikanal is nearly 170 km from Munnar.

If you visit Munnar, Try to include these places.

1.Attukal Waterfalls

Beautiful waterfalls located between Munnar and Pallivasal. It is just 9 km away from Munnar. But this waterfalls will be in its full glory only after the monsoon (Rainy season)… more>>

2.Echo Point

Echo Point  is about 15 km from Munnar. you will find hundreds of young people, mostly students, making loved friendship calls, which are returned manifold by the surrounding hills… more>>

 3. Eravikulam National Park

The Eravikulam National Park is 16 Km from Munnar. This national park is the home of elephants, lion-tailed macaque, and the Nilgiri tahr (a rare mountain goat)… more>>

4. Marayoor Sandalwood Forests

This is the only place where natural sandalwood forest is seen. The sandalwood here is high quality. Sandalwood forests stretch for few kilo meters… more>>

5. Mattupetty Dairy Farm

Mattupetty is a beautiful place in Munnar of about 13 kms from Munnar.It is Situated at a height of 1700 Mts and  is famous for its highly specialised dairy farm… more>>

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