Munnar is a picturesque scope of the lofty Western Ghats. Munnar first came into prominence as a favorite summer resort of the British government. The beauty of Munnar is neither easy to be captured in photographs, nor is it possible to describe the beauty of Munnar through words; no matter how expert we are in the art of photography or writing. Even with our advanced level of skill we will fail to describe the exact beauty of Munnar. In order to appreciate the beauty of Munnar one has to see Munnar through his/her own eyes.

Situated on the confluence of three-mountain streams viz., Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, Munnar is a beautiful hill station at an altitude of 5000 to 8000 Ft above sea level. It has rich collection of lakes, reservoirs, forests and tea estates. Anamudi, the highest peak in south India is close to this place. There is a wildlife sanctuary in the Eravikulam-Rajamala area in the Munnar forest division.

During the British rule in India, Munnar was the summer resort of the Government officials. The natural beauty, calmness and mild cold climate throughout the year make it the favourite tourist place of both Indians and foreigners.

Attractions in Munnar

What one can do in Munnar

Go trekking. Go boating. Go riding. Go angling. Or just laze about and fill your soul with peace in Munnar. There are several trekking Points in Munnar like Anamudi, Rajamala, Meesapulimala, etc. Kannan Devan Tea is a known specialty of the area and hence makes a good buy for tourists. The main cultivation crops in Munnar are Tea and Coffee.

How To Reach Munnar

There is no direct way to reach Munnar by rail. Taxis and Buses go to Munnar from nearby towns. The journey by road takes one through typical Kerala countryside - paddy fields, palm groves, banana plantations, etc.

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