Munnar

Munnar is a hill station on the Western Ghats, a range of mountains situated in theIdukki district of the Indian state of Kerala. The name Munnar is believed to mean "three rivers", referring to the town's strategic location at the confluence of the Madhurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers. Munnar town is in Kannan Devan Hills (KDH) Village in Devikulam taluk and is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district having an area measuring nearly 557 km.

 

Highlights

Tata Tea Museum

Located 2 Km from Munnar Centre on the Nallathany Road. Collection of old bits and pieces from the colonial era can be seen here. Demonstration of tea production. Information on machineries, tea processing and tea tasting

 

CSI Church

A church built with stone in 1910. It has fine stained glass and brass plaques. Above all, a calm place to pray and meditate.

 

Mattupetty dam

Mattupetty dam has an agriculture garden on its banks. Speed boat ride through the dam is also available.

 

Rajamalai (Eravikulam National Park)

Rajamalai (Eravikulam National Park) is situated 13 Km away from Munnar on Udumalpet road (SH17). Trekking here can perhaps give you a glimpse of Nilgiri Thar, the rarely seen mountain goat.

 

Chinnar Wild Sanctuary

Chinnar Wild Sanctuary is 60 Km away from Munnar on Udumalpet road (SH17). Elephants, deers, samba etc can be seen from the watch tower. The tall tower is about 200 meters distance from the check-post.

 

Blossom International Park

Blossom International Park at Munnar has an adventure track, 1000-feet long fountain, roller skates, underground mediation centre and a beautiful garden.

 

Anamudi

The highest peak of South India is close to Munnar and is a great place for adventurous trekking.

   
 

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