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Munnar Travel Guide

Munnar Travel Guide



Munnar is a town located in the eastern part of the state of Kerala, in the Idukki District; Kerala is a southern Indian State. Munnar also is one the most popular hill stations in India, and is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathani & Kundala, and the area has a strategic location at the confluence of the Muthirappuzha, Chanduvarai and Kundali rivers, at an altitude of 1600 meters above the sea level. The Munnar town is surrounded by vast jungles, and is located in the southern Western Ghats. The district is bordered by Tamil Nadu State, and is 130 kilometers away from Cochin City, and 70 kilometers from Idukki.

This hill station is covered by beautiful green forests and grasslands, sprawling its tea plantations, a first glance, shows Munnar how a picture book town with winding lines and mountains for travelers trekking, finally holiday facilities make of Munnar a unique experience. Munnar is essentially a tea town, with miles and miles of unending tea plantations along of Munnar, now the plantations of Munnar have been taken by the Tata Tea Company.

The exotic flora of Munnar is represented by the Neelakurinji; this flower blooms once every twelve years and bathes the hills in blue, the last time that Neelakurinji bloom was in 2006. Anamudi is the the highest peak in South India, the towers of the Anamudi Mountain are over the 2695 meters, and is an ideal spot for campers who like to do some trekking. Next to the peak is located the Eravikulam National Park, the home of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr that roams on a stretch of grassland or is seen climbing the pinnacles of the undulating hills. Around the park you have a glimpse of a Langur, Lion Tailed Macaque, Gaur and Elephants roaming in herds.

Munnar Travel Guide


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