March 2, 2019

Munnar Kerala, Summer Holiday Destination in India

Munnar Kerala, Summer Holiday Destination in India


Best Time To Visit Munnar: January To May & October to November.

Munnar is arranged at the conversion of three mountain streams specifically Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. This slope station, situated at an elevation of 1600 m above ocean level, was previously the mid-year resort of the past British government in South India. Rambling tea manors, picture book towns, winding paths and occasion offices make this a well-known hotel town. Among the colourful verdure found in the woodlands and fields is the 'Neelakurinji'. It is likewise renowned for the uncommon Neelakurinji blossom that sprouts here at regular intervals. The slopes turn blue and nature sweethearts come in expansive numbers to see this normal wonder face to face. The Eravikulam National Park is one of the principal attractions in Munnar. Guests get the chance to get a look at the uncommon Nilgiri Tahr amid specific occasions of the year alongside crowds of elephants, sambar & gaur.
The atmosphere is ideal for a get-away and strolls around the town are amazingly reviving. Munnar additionally has the most elevated crest in south India, Anamudi, which towers more than 2695 m. Anamudi is a perfect spot for trekking.

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Munnar Kerala, Summer Holiday Destination India

History of Munnar:

Present day Munnar was cut out after an arrangement of noteworthy occasions. It is said that the Muthuvan tribal community were the earliest residents of Munnar. The area was left untouched & unexplored until the 19th century when a flurry of plantations came up in the area.
John Daniel Munro introduced this place to the world to Munnar in the 1870s. He came across the place by accidentally. As the British Resident of Travancore kingdom, he was called in to solve a border dispute between Travancore and its neighbour Madras. He went gaga for this newly discovered zone right away. Despite the fact that the Munnar locale fell under the ward of the Travancore kingdom, it was the jenmam (birth) place where there is the Poonjar Royal Family. Since it was a 'jenmam land', the illustrious family delighted in outright controls over the land as the proprietor. Munro persuaded the imperial family to rent the land to him and began changing the zone. Munro shaped the North Travancore Land Planting and Agricultural Society in 1879. They began the development of yields, including espresso, cardamom, cinchona and sisal in different pieces of the district.
The tourism industry redefined Munnar in the latter part of the twentieth century. Its natural beauty & rare flora & fauna started attracting people in large numbers across the world. A number of hotels & resorts came up & soon, the word about Munnar spread across the world. Today it stands at the forefront as one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet.

Munnar Attraction:

Eravikulam National Park:
One of the main attractions close Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. This park is acclaimed for its imperilled occupant - the Nilgiri Tahr. Spread over a zone of 97 sq. km., this park is additionally home to a few types of uncommon butterflies, creatures & flying creatures. An incredible spot for trekking, the recreation centre offers a brilliant perspective on the tea manors stroked by covers of fogs. The recreation centre turns into a hot goal when the slope slants here get canvassed in a floor covering of blue, coming about because of the blooming of the Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this piece of the Western Ghats which sprouts once in twelve years.
Anamudi Peak:
Anamudi Peak situated inside the Eravikulam National Park is the. This is the most elevated top in South India, remaining at a stature of more than 2700 m. Treks to the pinnacle are permitted with consent from the Forest and Wildlife experts at Eravikulam.
Another prime draw for guests, situated around 13 km from Munnar Town, is Mattupetty. Arranged at a stature of 1700 m above ocean level, Mattupetty is known for its stockpiling brickwork dam and the lovely lake, which offers pleasurable watercraft rides, empowering one to appreciate the encompassing slopes and scene. Mattupetty's notoriety is additionally ascribed to the dairy ranch kept running by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project, where one can experience distinctive high yielding types of bovines.
Pallivasal, situated at around 3 km from Chithirapuram in Munnar is the scene of the first hydro-electric venture in Kerala. It is a position of tremendous beautiful excellence and is regularly supported by guests as a lookout spot.
Chinnakanal and Anayirangal:
Close Munnar Town lies Chinnakanal and its cascades, prominently known as the Power House Waterfalls, which course down a lofty shake 2000 m above ocean level. The spot is advanced with a grand perspective on the Western Ghat ranges. When you have gone around seven kilometres from Chinnakanal, you reach Anayirangal. Anayirangal, 22 km from Munnar, is a lavish green rug of tea plants. A stumble on the amazing repository is an exceptional ordeal. The Anayirangal dam is encompassed by tea estates and evergreen backwoods.
Top Station:
Top Station, which is around 32 km from Munnar is at a stature of 1700 m above ocean level. It is the most elevated point on the Munnar-Kodaikanal street. Explorers to Munnar make it a point to visit Top Station to appreciate the all-encompassing perspective it offers of the neighbouring territory of Tamil Nadu. It is among the prime spots in Munnar to appreciate the Neelakurinji blossoms sprouting over a huge region.
Tea Museum
Munnar has its very own inheritance with regards to the starting points and advancement of tea estates. Assessing this inheritance and to save and exhibit a portion of the lovely and fascinating parts of the beginning and development of tea manors in Kerala's high ranges, a historical centre only for tea was opened a few years back by Tata Tea in Munnar. This Tea Museum houses ancient rarities, photos and apparatuses; all of which have a story to tell about the starting points and development of tea estates in Munnar. The gallery is situated at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar and merits a visit.


Munner how to go:

Nearest railway station to Munnar: Aluva about 108 km and Ernakulam to Munnar 128 km
Howrah to Munnar train:
Train No
Train Name
06:30 AM 37.30 HR
01:05 AM
05:40PM 40.35HR

Nearest airport To Munnar: Cochin International Airport, via Aluva - Munnar Rd, about 108 km.

Munnar Hotels:
Nature Zone Jungle Resort
Pulippara, Pallivasal, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685612
Phone: 9447533330

Casa Montana
AM Road, Old Munnar, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685612
Phone: +91 4865 232644, 233644

Cuckmere Resort
Near Pallivasal Power Housem, Chithirapuram, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685569
Phone: 9847802000, 9544935666

Familycare Homestay Munnar 
Ellichirackal House, Nellathanni Road, Kurinji Nagar, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685612
Phone: 9446362729, 9447222729, +91 4865 230494

Eastend Hotels & Resorts
Temple Road, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685612
Phone: + 91 4865 230451, 230452, 484 2774999

Hotel C 7 
Tea Museum Road, Nallathanni, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685612
Phone: +91 4865 230217, 232124, 9656782547

Tea County (KTDC)
KTDC Hill Resort, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685612
Phone: 9400008631, +91 4865 230460, 230969, 230971/72/73

Elysium Garden Hill Resorts
Top Station Road, Munnar, Idukki, Pin: 685612
Phone: 9946824665, +91 4865 230510, 232620