Munnar - an amalgamation of two words – Moonu (three) and Aaru (river) is nature’s depiction at its best. Situated at a confluence of three streams namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, this lovely hill station is 1600m above sea level and was a British resort during summers.
A lush green plantation with breathtaking views, this place is a traveler’s delight and a respite from the routine lifestyle. If you are planning to head to an exotic locale to beat the heat, then these 5 reasons will surely make you pack your bags and travel to this mesmerizing destination!
Boating at Matupetty
Matupetty dam is basically popular for its storage masonry dam and the surreal lake! It is a spot for those who want to enjoy boating activities amidst lofty peaks and gorgeous surroundings.
The power house waterfalls
Chinnakanal, a town near Munnar boasts jaw-dropping visuals of waterfalls cascading down from a 2000m steep rock. These waterfalls are beyond doubt a treat for the eyes and one of a kind experience.
Munnar is immensely popular for its tea plantations and owns a great legacy when it comes to its origin and evolution. This tea museum lets you enjoy a glimpse of the same; from photographs to curios to machinery, a visit to this place will provide you with a clear picture of how tea plantation became an integral aspect of this town.
Top Station is another spot you simply cannot miss when visiting Munnar. The highest point on the Munnar-Kodaikanal road, it lets you take in the panoramic view of Tamil Nadu. Also, it serves as a spot where you can savor the view of the flower which bathes the town blue once in every 12 years – Neelakurinji.
Anamudi peak is the highest peak of South India and is a perfect spot for trekking and adventure lovers. It is located inside the Eravikulam National Park.
How to get here?
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