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Munnar is a quaint town and an idyllic hill station located in the Western Ghats of Kerala. Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in the district of Idukki, Munnar used to be the summer resort of the British rulers during colonial times. It is known for its green belt of lush forests and unending expanse of tea estates and is also home to some of the endangered species of animals like Neelakurinji and Nilgiri Tahr. It is known to be one of the most sought after tourist destinations in South India due to its pristine valleys, mountains, and exotic varieties of flora and fauna. 

Munnar is a spectacular spot in Kerala, and its beauty attracts thousands of visitors every year towards it. What makes Munnar even more popular is the presence of three rivers that flow through this area, namely Mattupetti, Periavaru, and Nallathanni. Various viewpoints are segregated throughout this area, from where you can have a look at the stunning valleys, hills, and rivers. It’s pleasant hills, pristine lakes, and rocky terrains have further made it a popular trekking and camping site. 

Some of the local attractions like Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and elusive Nilgiri Tahr attract tourists from all across the world over here. Nestled between the beautiful hills of Munnar is a pristine waterfall named Atukkad Waterfall, where you can come for a romantic escapade. Photopoint is another stunning destination in Munnar filled with sparkling stream and calm woods and is an ideal spot for taking photographs. 

Trekking and camping are the most popular activities that you must try during your visit to Munnar. Apart from this, you can stay in a treehouse or visit the tea plantations for a surreal experience. Safari tour of Eravikulam National Park and Shikara ride in Kundala lake should also be the top things to do in Munnar.

The weather in Munnar remains quite pleasant throughout the year, but in summer, people especially come to this place to escape from the scorching heat in other parts of the country. During monsoon season Munnar experiences heavy rainfall that might hamper your travel plan as most of the activities are restricted during this time of the year. The best time to visit Munnar is between March to September when the weather stays very pleasant.

Places To Visit In Munnar During a Munnar Family Trip

Echo Point: One of the best places to visit as part of your Munnar family packages is Echo Point, an attraction that delivers an auditory experience that is as enchanting as its visual splendour. Known for the natural echo phenomenon, this spot turns your voice into an entertaining game. Surrounded by emerald-green slopes and a placid lake, it stands as a testament to the playful aspect of nature. What's more, the gentle fragrance of spices wafting from nearby plantations adds a unique sensory touch to your Echo Point visit.

Attukal Waterfalls: Another one of the places that you must definitely visit with your family in Munnar is the Attukal Waterfalls. This stunning attraction presents a scene straight out of a dream, where the water joyously leaps down a rocky cliff into a gurgling pool below. The majestic cascade is amplified by the lush greenery, creating a spectacle that is both soothing and breathtaking. For those yearning for a bit more adventure, the trekking trails leading up to the waterfalls provide an exhilarating experience, making it a must-visit for nature enthusiasts and thrill-seekers.

Pothamedu View Point:
Your itinerary in Munnar family tour packages will remain incomplete without a visit to the Pothamedu View Point, which unfurls a verdant carpet of plantations that stretch as far as the eye can see. It is here where you can witness the changing moods of nature as the sun dips below the horizon, painting the sky with hues of pink and orange. The cool breeze that carries the enticing aroma of tea and coffee plants only adds to the experience. It is  a place that leaves you in awe of the sheer expanse of nature's canvas.

Eravikulam National Park: At Eravikulam National Park, you are transported into a vibrant ecosystem that thrives amidst the high-altitude region. Famous for housing the endangered Nilgiri Tahr, the park boasts diverse flora, making it a botanical treasure. The Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years turn the park into a sea of blue, a sight that leaves visitors spellbound. From its rich biodiversity to the scenic landscapes, the park is a treat for nature lovers, making it one of the best places to visit in Munnar.

Kundala Lake: Make sure to include a visit to Kundala Lake as part of your Munnar packages for family. This lake exudes an aura of peace and is a sight for sore eyes. The pristine waters, nestled amidst rolling hills, create a spectacular mirror-like surface that reflects the changing colours of the sky. The lake is an astounding sightseeing spot and an arena for fun activities. Whether you choose a serene boat ride on its calm waters or opt to ride a horse along its banks, every moment spent here is imbued with joy and serenity.

Carmelagiri Elephant Park: Carmelagiri Elephant Park is another popular destination to explore in Munnar and provides an unforgettable close encounter with the majestic Asian elephants. This park lets you observe these gentle giants as they go about their daily routines, and if you are lucky, you might even witness a playful calf in its natural habitat. The park's highlight, the elephant safari, not only gives you a ride on these incredible creatures but also takes you through a journey amidst beautiful trails, making your visit a fulfilling one.

Anamudi: Make sure to add a visit to the majestic Anamudi peak when preparing your itinerary for the Munnar family tour packages. Standing tall at an astounding 2,695 metres, the Anamudi Peak invites you to revel in the beauty of the Western Ghats. Home to rare flora and fauna, it's a haven for biologists and trekking enthusiasts alike. Trek to its summit and the reward is a panoramic view of the sprawling tea plantations, emerald green valleys and meandering rivers below - a sight that's truly worth the climb.

Blossom Park: During your trip to Munnar, visit Blossom Park, which is a paradise for nature lovers. Its serene pathways, flanked by a variety of flowers and trees, invite you for a leisurely stroll. The bird songs that fill the air, the fluttering of butterflies, and the charming boat rides on the river make your visit a sensorial feast. Its picture-perfect setting provides a refreshing end to your Munnar visit, leaving you with memories bathed in the colours of nature.

Things To Do In Munnar during The Munnar family Tour

1. Enjoy panoramic views from the Pothamedu View Point: One of the best things to do and include in your Munnar family tour packages is a visit to the Pothamedu View Point. This viewpoint offers you more than just a view; it is a journey into the heart of Munnar's captivating natural beauty. The panoramic vista spans emerald tea and coffee plantations, punctuated by hilly contours and the wide expanse of azure skies. The unmissable play of colours at sunset adds to the charm, offering a spectacle of the sky as it blushes with hues of pink and orange. 

2. Explore the History Of Tea at TATA Tea Museum: You can also enjoy a tour of the TATA Tea Museum with your family, which is akin to tracing the legacy of Munnar’s celebrated tea estates. Here, you explore the transformation of tea leaves from their lush plantations to the final brew that wakes you up every morning. Watch live demonstrations of tea processing and discover the technology and work that goes behind your everyday cup of tea. The displays and artefacts, chronicling Munnar's long-standing tryst with tea cultivation, offer intriguing insights into the region's cultural and economic history.

3. Soak in the stunning views of Lakkam Waterfalls: As part of your Munnar packages for family, enjoy the stunning views of surrounding landscapes from the Lakkam Waterfalls, which await you with their breathtaking beauty. Hidden away in Munnar's lush wilderness, the waterfall is a sight to behold. As the water cascades down rocky cliffs and splashes into a glistening pool below, you witness nature’s awe-inspiring spectacle. The surrounding forest, a rich tapestry of diverse flora, provides an exquisite backdrop. Whether you choose to dive into the cool waters or just sit back and enjoy the view, it's a memory that'll stay etched in your mind.

4. Discover natural beauty at the picturesque Photo Point: Your visit to Munnar will not be complete without a stop at the picturesque Photo Point. Get a chance to blend against the backdrop of undulating green hills beneath a vast blue sky, the perfect scene for that stunning snapshot. You can immortalise the moment or simply soak up the tranquil atmosphere, breathing in the fresh mountain air. Photo Point isn't just a spot on your tour map, it is  a destination where nature paints a picture, and you become a part of it.

5. Visit the vast Kolukkumalai Tea Estate; A visit to the Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is one of the best things that you can do upon availing the Munnar family packages. It is not just a trip but an exploration of heights, both literal and metaphorical. At the world's highest tea plantation, the altitude brings a unique taste to the tea grown here. As the misty trails lead you through verdant estates, you partake in the rich tradition of tea-making, tasting the robust flavours of freshly brewed tea amidst the breathtaking scenery.

6. Spot wildlife at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary: Embark on a thrilling adventure at the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Munnar with your family. During this adventure, you can spot diverse wildlife like Indian elephants, gaurs and the endangered Grizzled Giant Squirrel. As you traverse through its varied habitats, you are introduced to an array of flora that adds to the region's biodiversity. The wildlife sanctuary is a living, breathing testament to nature's grandeur and diversity.

7. Visit CSI Christ Church: Take some time out during your holiday, and experience the quiet charm of the colonial-era CSI Christ Church, which is among the best things to do in Munnar family tour packages. This architectural beauty boasts of antique wooden pews, intricate stained glass windows, and a quaint cemetery telling tales from the past. The tranquil ambience of the church, surrounded by well-manicured gardens and towering trees, offers a serene retreat, making you appreciate the simplicity and peace that this sacred space exudes.

8. Walk through Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary: As you explore Munnar with your family during a holiday, make sure to venture into the verdant paradise of Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. Located in the foothills of the Western Ghats, the sanctuary is named after the famous ornithologist and is a birdwatcher's dream. From common species to rare avian guests, it is an exciting place where each visit promises new discoveries. The mix of sweet bird calls and the rustling of leaves creates an aural treat, making your excursion here a harmonious blend of sights and sounds.

9. Explore Kollengode Palace Munnar: One of the top activities and experiences to include in your Munnar packages for family is an exploration of the Kollengode Palace. This historic monument, filled with architectural beauty and royal grandeur, stands as a symbol of Kerala's rich cultural heritage. In each room, each artefact echoes tales of regal times. As you explore the palace, you're drawn into a time warp, immersed in the intricate craftsmanship and the stories that lie within its walls.

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Which are the best places to visit in Munnar?

1. Eravikulam National Park: Home to a diverse range of local flora and fauna, the Eravikulam National Park has been a home to various wildlife species. Being a UNESCO world Heritage site, this national park has been housing various endangered species, including lion tailed macaque, motors, tigers and leopards.

The species of mountain goats known as Nilgiri Towers are also finding their home here. The most famous aspect of this national Park is that it is a home to Neelakurinji flowers which bloom every 12 years.

Location: The Wildlife Warden Munnar PO, Kerala 685612.
Price: INR 90 to INR 370 per person.
Timings: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

2. Echo Point: 
A natural vista popular for being a camping site, Echo point is a go to spot for locals as well as tourists. Overlooking the green meadows and low-lying areas, this location provides the tourist with a very beautiful panorama of the skies.

People usually visit here during the sunset and sunrise to gaze into the crimson coloured sun. Around the Echo point One can easily find hiking trails. The most famous feature of this place is that it lies away from the noises of the city; thus providing a peaceful getaway to nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.

Location: Kannan Devi Hills, Munnar, Kerala.
Price: INR 30 per person.

3. Mattupetty Dam: 
One of the very famous places of Munnar, the Mattupetty Dam is preached at a height of 1700 m above the sea level. This town was a project of Indo Swiss livestock and since then this place has been a very popular picnic spot among locals as well as tourists. Featuring a beautiful lake in its centre, the dam overlooks Anamudi Peak.

People usually visit here to take part in activities like boating, camping, hiking and trekking. If travelling with family or on a romantic vacation with your partner, this place will let you enjoy numerous activities based on your choices. The scenery of a lake having a mountain as a guard behind it makes it a very famous spot among photographers and nature enthusiasts as well.

Location: Munnar - Top Station Hwy, Mattupetty, Kerala 685616.
Price: INR 10 for entry and INR 500 for boating.

4. Attukad Waterfalls: 
Being a multi tiered waterfall, the Attukad waterfalls have been a popular tourist destination in Munnar. Ideal for trekking and picnics, this waterfall is located in the middle of rolling hills and reaching here is an adventure in itself.

Being a feast for the eyes in a true sense, one can gaze into various cascading streams here, meeting together at a point and creating a big pool of foam. The waterfall remains in its full strength in monsoons and one can enjoy activities like swimming around that time as well. Having lush green jungles all around makes it a romantic escapade and a perfect place to spend some time with your loved ones away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Location: Attukad Waterfall Rd, Pallivasal, Kerala 685565.

5. Top Station: 
Staying true to its name, Top Station is one such location which lies on the highest grounds of Munnar. Preached at the height of 1700 m from the sea level, this place boasts of offering some of the most scenic and panoramic views of the Western Ghats. Once you reach here, you can gaze into the unparalleled and unrestricted views of Theni district.

You will be surrounded by low-lying clouds and an abundance of natural beauty. Away from the hustle and bustle of the City, the Top Station is famous for providing solitude to nature enthusiasts and peace seekers. If wishing to spend some time away from the noises of the city, then you can plan a camping session here and spend a night under the starry sky.

Location: Top Station, Munnar.

6. Pothamedu View Point: 
If wishing to spend your day at a location from where you can gaze into the uninterrupted views of the rolling hills, mountains lined like guards and low-lying valleys, then Pothamedu View Point is the best location for you.

Overlooking the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations, this viewpoint has been a go to spot for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Reaching the Pothamedu View Point is an adventure in itself, and one will have to trek for around 1 to 2 hours to finally reach here.

Location: Pothamedu View Point, Munnar, Kerala, 685565.
Price: INR 10 per person.

7. TATA Tea Museum: T
racing back to the second century AD, the tea estate around this museum has been attracting tourists from all over the world. The TATA Tea Museum is a very important part of tea supplying and manufacturing in Munnar.

Once a factory where tea making process used to be done, now the TATA Tea Museum has been converted into a museum showcasing a variety of machinery, antiques and written work related to the tea making procedure. On your visit here, do not forget to take back the freshly grown packets of tea and sip at your own comforts.

Location: KDHP House, NH 49, Nullatanni, Munnar, Kerala 685612.
Price: INR 75 per person.
Timings: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

8. Kundala Dam Lake: 
Preached at a height of 1700 m above the sea level the Konderla dam Lake lets you experience a Kashmir like feeling. With an array of houseboats and Shikaras, this dam lets you enjoy a thrilling session of boating through its pristine waters.

The wonderful surroundings and The cynic lapse of lush green jungle makes this place worth visiting. The best part about Visiting here is that the surroundings of the lake are loaded with Neelakurinji flowers which only bloom once every 12 years.

Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

9. Anamundi: 
Anamudi is a beautiful mountain located in the Western Ghats of Munnar. Loaded with splendid scenery of greens and home to colourful flora, this mountain peak is famous among adventure lovers and nature enthusiasts. The trail to the peak is famous for offering trekking tails and hiking paths. People from various corners of the country visit here to conquer its peaks and enjoy a thrilling experience.

10. The Blossom International Park: 
Entertaining tourists with an array of activities like skating, boating and water cycling, the Blossom International Park is a very famous picnic spot and a tourist attraction. Home to a wide variety of colourful local flora, this park is dotted with various tree houses apt for taking a break and clicking various memorable pictures.

Location: Bus Stand, Highway, Aluva - Munnar Road, near KSRTC, Moolakadai, Munnar, Kerala 685612.
Price: INR 10 per person.
Timings: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

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Which are the must do things in Munnar?

There are a variety of things to do in Munnar. Here’s the list:

1. Tea garden strolls in Munnar:
One of the most fun-filled and refreshing activity to do in Munnar is to stroll through the beautiful, scenic estates situated in every nook and corner of Munnar. These locations are paradise in form of rich, green foliage. There is no better way of spending a soothing evening than by just taking a simple stroll.

2. Enjoy the waterfall of the Western Ghats:
One of the primary attractions in the long-stretching Western Ghat is Munnar indeed. The beautiful landscape filled with steep, curvy hills and incredible plantations surround most portions of the Western Ghat. What’s more? Enjoy the majestic waterfalls while you’re at it.

3. Visit the Eravikulam National Park:
Meet the exotic life protected within the many beautiful shelters of Munnar. For instance, the Eravikulam National Park. You may even get the glimpse of the rare Nilgiri Tahr, these friendly, docile sweet animals. You will surely have a fun time.

4. Visit the Top Station Viewpoint:
One of the most popular destinations in Munnar for visitors is the Top Station Viewpoint. Get the panoramic view of the whole of Munnar from one of the highest points in Munnar. Situated on the Munnar-Kodaikanal Road, take special attention of this rare Neelakurunji flower that literally blooms only once every 12 years.

5. Explore the adventurous spirit in you in Munnar:
There are an array of sporting and adventurous sports that you can indulge in. Choose from a range of thrilling activities such as rock climbing, rappelling, paragliding and even cycling and start your day in a unique way. You will surely receive a unique perspective of Munnar through the numerous activities that are offered at the location.

6. Stroll through the Blossom International Park:
The Blossom International Park of Munnar is filled with numerous gardens that consist of blooming flower-beds and amazing surroundings.

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Is Munnar safe for adventure sports?

Yes, Munnar is extremely safe for adventure sports, as the professional guides are always there to train you regarding the activity that you want to opt for. You’re given proper sports gear, and then only you’re allowed to take part in the adventure activity.

Is one day enough for Munnar?

No, you need a minimum of three days when you are visiting Munnar. There are many attractive sites worth visiting such as Hydel Park, Pothamedu area, Forest Flower Garden, the Chinnakanal area and much more. You also need to take time to visit all the primary viewpoints to get an authentic impression of the place, because Munnar truly has so much to offer.

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Is Munnar a good place?

Yes, Munnar is one of the best places to visit in Kerala. It is home to rolling hills and valleys that are full of flowers and greenery. Three main rivers flow through the area and you can witness these beautiful natural elements from several viewpoints. It is also a relatively uncrowded hill station, making it one of the best tourist destinations in the state.

What are the best public transport modes to commute around Munnar?

There are quite a few ways you could use to commute around Munnar. They are:

1. Bus – Public buses are available for prices as cheap as INR 5 to INR 25 and can take you in and around Munnar.
2. Taxi – If you want to get dropped off right at the doorstep of your location, taxis are available.
3. Auto-Rickshaws – Auto rickshaws are cheaper than cabs and usually have a meter that you can pay by.
4. Bikes – To leisurely discover the place by yourself, you can rent a bike for yourself for around INR 300 per day.

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How many days should I spend in Munnar?

You should spend a minimum of three days when you are in Munnar. Even though it is also the perfect place for a weekend getaway from the mundane city life, Munnar deserves your time and attention for longer than a weekend, considering all that it has to offer. With natural features, pleasant weather, historical sites, National Parks and sanctuaries, it is truly a memorable place worth visiting.

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Which are the best places to stay in Munnar?

In Munnnar you may find a variety of places to stay ranging from tea plantations to the one amidst clouds to a jungle stay. We have here curated the best places to stay in Munnar that might help you:

1. Forest Camping in Munnar
2. Luxurious Homestay Amidst Hills, Munnar
3. Homestay Amidst Nature, Munnar
4. Camping Amidst Tea Plantations, Munnar
5. Camping Amidst Clouds, Munnar

How many waterfalls are there in Munnar?

There are several picturesque waterfalls in Munnar. Some of the more notable ones are: 
1. Lakkam Waterfalls 
2. Attukal Waterfall 
3. Valara Waterfalls 
4. Thoovanam Waterfalls 
5. Kuthumkal Waterfalls 
6. Chinnakanal Waterfall 
7. Pallivasal Falls

Are there any beaches in Munnar?

Yes, there are beaches in and around Munnar as well. Here are some of the most popular beaches: 
1. Varkala Beach 
2. Kumarakom Beach 
3. Lighthouse Beach 
4. Fort Kochi Beach 
5. Cherai Beach

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What are the camping sites available in Munnar?

Here is the list of the best camping sites in Munnar-

1. Suryanelli: 
Dotted with immense greenery and lush forests, Suryanelli offers the best camping experience to the visitors. Located against the beautiful backdrop of Munnar hills, you can have a view of spell-binding tea-plantations while camping over here.

2. Top Station: 
Located at 1880 m above the sea level Top Station offers a splendid view of the Western Ghats and Theni Valley. The campsites over here offer many indoor games and food to make your camping experience unforgettable.

3. Meesapulimala: 
Meesapulimala is an ideal camping destination that offers a splendid view of the waterfalls and lush green valleys. There are many tent cottages located here where you can enjoy local food and a bonfire. Stargazing is a popular activity that you can enjoy over here.

4. Cloud Farm: 
Considered to be the highest camping site in Munnar Cloud Farm is an absolute haven for camping enthusiasts. The camp has Shola forest and grasslands around it, making it a treat for nature lovers. Along with awe-inspiring natural beauty, you can also enjoy bird watching and wildlife photography over here.

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What are the best trekking trails in Munnar?

Munnar is home to some of the most awe-inspiring trekking trails, as mentioned below.-

1. Anamudi Peak: 
One of the Best Trekking Trails in Munnar is Anamudi Peak, which is located in Eravikulam National Park. It takes around two hours to reach the summit of the peak, depending upon your pace. During the trekking expedition, you’ll be greeted with some of the best flora and fauna that will leave you totally mesmerized.

2. Idukki Trek: 
This trek is perfect for nature lovers as the trail will give you a beautiful view of the Cinnamon hills and rare medicinal plants. It will take 4 to 5 hours to reach this trek from Munnar.

3. Kannan Devan Hills: 
This is the most challenging trail in Munnar, and it takes around 5 hours to reach this trek. While trekking through this route, you’ll be greeted with some of the most amazing varieties of flora and fauna.

4. Chumar Trail: 
This trail is meant for beginners, and one can enjoy the view of grasslands and meadows over here. One can also feel the fragrance of tea leaves while trekking through this route.

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Which are the best places to experience local cuisine in Munnar?

Munnar being situated in the state of Kerala offers the local Kairali Cuisine. Some good places to experience the local cuisine are:

1. Food stalls in the Bazaar
2. Mezbaan hotel
3. Thattu Kada
4. Gurubhavan hotel
5. Hill spice restaurant
6. Rapsy restaurant

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Where can I go biking in Munnar?

Here are some of the best places where you can experience biking in Munnar:

1. Suryanelli: 
Biking is one of the best adventure activities in Munnar and Suryanelli is an ideal spot to try this activity. Dotted with lush green trees and thick cover of forests, it offers you a splendid view as you bike through this region.

2. Kundala: 
Kundala is another popular destination where you can enjoy some of the best adventure activities in Munnar, including biking. As you wear your biking gears and race your bike through this region, the aura of nature will surely mesmerize you.

3. Marayoor: 
Get ready for tons of thrills and adventure as you enjoy biking at Marayoor that is a peaceful retreat for nature lovers and adventure seekers. It also offers some of the other adventure activities in Munnar like hiking and cycling.

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What are the best places of shopping in Munnar?

The main shopping that you can do in Munnar is for their Tea. Some places where you can shop in Munnar are:

1. Krishna Shopping Mall
2. Main Bazaar
3. Tea factories
4. Coffee factories
5. Aranya Naturals
6. Tata tea’s srishti welfare centre

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Which are best tea estates for tea garden strolling in Munnar?

The town of Munnar has more than 30 tea plantations in and around the hill station. Walking around the beautiful tea gardens with the fragrance of tea all over is by itself a pleasurable activity. The thought of a visit to Munnar goes hand in hand with exploring the Tea Gardens. The town also has a tea museum owned by the Tata Group that you must visit. Among the numerous tea gardens, the best ones to stroll amongst are:

1. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate
2. Windermere Estate
3. Kannan Devan Hills

Where can we go for a wildlife safari in and around Munnar?

Some good places to witness wildlife safari in and around Munnar are:

1. Eravikulam National Park:
Timings: 07:30 PM to 04:00 PM
Things to carry: Comfortable shoes, water bottle.
Price: INR 90 for adults and INR 65 for children

2. Chinar for a Night Safari:
Timings: 04:00 PM to 10:00 pm and 09:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Things to carry: Flashlight, sweaters/jackets, comfortable shoes, water bottle.
Price: approximately INR 5000 per person

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How is Munnar as a honeymoon destination? What romantic things can be done in Munnar?

Given the comforts of little cottages and resorts amidst the lush dense greenery of Munnar, it is a nice hill station for a honeymoon. The place by itself is very romantic, however, there are many romantic things to do on the honeymoon. Some are:-

1. Take a walk at the tea gardens of Kolukkumalai
2. Have a picnic at the beautiful Lakkam Waterfalls
3. Take a boat ride in Kundala Lake – INR 10 per person for 20 minutes
4. Try some ayurvedic spa in Antara AyurSpa, Spandini Spa or Tattavam Spa

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Which are the places to visit in Munnar for 2 days?

Following are some of the best places to visit in Munnar for 2 days:
1. Echo Point:
Be charmed by the misty hills and wonderful views of the mountains at Echo Point in Munnar. The place is a must visit for birdwatching, nature walking and having an adventurous day with trekking.

2. Photo Point: Indulge in a photography adventure by having a picnic at Photo Point. It is a delight for nature lovers who want to witness the rolling meadows and mesmerising vistas of Nilgiri Hills.

3. Mattupetty Dam: Indulge yourself in a scenic adventure with a visit to Mattupetty Dam which is set amidst the tea plantations and forests. The dam in Munnar is renowned for speed boating and trekking in the forests.

4. Kundala Lake: Replete with gorgeous backdrops of nature and verdant valleys, Kundala Lake is a delight for nature lovers. The tourist attraction is a great spot to view the sunrise and have a fascinating retreat.

5. Top Station: Enchanting you with eye-catching views, Top Station is a wonderful place to enjoy the beauty of Western Ghats. The place is most famous for offering the best views of Neelakurinji flowers which bloom every 12 years.

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What are the best Munnar sightseeing places to visit with family?

1. Eravikulam National Park: Nestled amidst the Western Ghats, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to a number of exciting animals and birds. The National Park also houses a great variety of butterflies, reptiles, orchid plants, and more.

2. Marayoor Dolmens:
Offering an interesting insight into the history of Munnar, this offbeat sightseeing spot is home to several dolmens belonging to the Neolithic and the Iron Age.

3. Rose Garden:
Situated at a height of about 3,500 feet above sea level, this hill garden is home to not just a variety of roses, but also chrysanthemums, dahlias, cardamom plants and more. An aromatic treat, the Rose Garden in Munnar is a must-visit for those with a green thumb.

4. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate:
With its elevation of about 7,950 feet above sea level, Kolukkumalai is famed for being the highest tea estate in the world. A tour of the stunning green plantations offers a delightful insight into the art of tea picking and brewing.

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What are the famous Munnar sightseeing places for couples?

1. Echo Point: With its stunning postcard-like beauty, Echo Point in Munnar is one of the most frequented spots among holidaying couples. Crowned by billowing clouds, this little hillock offers a serene refuge to all coming here.

2. Pothamedu View Point:
A short trek away from the base of the hills, Pothamedu commands a breathless view of the emerald hills rolling below, full to the brim with their coffee, tea, and cardamom plantations. 

3. Kundala Lake:
Flanked by rolling green hills on all sides, Kundala’s beauty, with its shining teal waters, is quite unparalleled in Munnar. The lake also serves as an ideal spot to enjoy a romantic sunset with a loved one, is known to command excellent views of the setting sun.

4. Chinnakanal Waterfalls:
Nestled amidst dense forest, this scenic waterfall offers a stunning serene refuge to couples seeking solace.

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Which are the places to visit in Munnar in December?

1. Marayoor: A paradise for history lovers, Marayoor is known for its Stone Age remnants. It offers a soothing ambience and an adventurous trek for all the tourists in Munnar.

2. Chinnakanal Waterfalls: This is a scenic waterfall that offers an invigorating respite for the tourists in Munnar. A splendid day trip, Chinnakanal Waterfall is a charming retreat for a picnic with friends and family.

3. KDHP Museum: Get ready to be lost in the old world charm of antiques at KDHP Museum in Munnar. One of the popular attractions of this museum is the 30-minute documentary of the history of Munnar. 

4. Anamudi Peak: Renowned for having the largest population of Asian elephants, Anamudi Peak is a sight to behold when you are in Munnar. The place is most famous for having the once-in-12 year bloom of Neelakurinji flowers.

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What are the romantic places to visit in Munnar?

1. Attukad Waterfalls: A perfect place for the love birds, Attukad waterfalls is one of the most bewitching and romantic places to visit in Munnar. This place speaks of eternity and its beauty will dwell in your heart.

2. Top Station: The mystical feeling of being amidst the clouds here makes it one of the most romantic places in Munnar. Top Station is known for the Neelakurinji flowers that astonishingly bloom only once in twelve years bestowing this place with a beautiful bluish appearance.

3. Echo Point: Echo Point is drowned in an aura of romance and surrounded by misty clouds, lush green trees, hills, and waterfalls. Shout out each other’s names, hear it echo, and have fun with your partner.

4. Rose Garden: Enjoy the innumerable plants here including cardamom, vanilla, spices, etc. The blossoming of colorful flowers is an absolute beauty and this is one of the most romantic places in Munnar.

5. Devikulam: A romantic place in the lap of nature, Devikulam will steal your heart with its beauty. The tea plantations residing here are home to unique and rarely found plants and flowers.

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Which are the places to visit in Munnar at night?

1. About High Range Club: This club in Munnar is famous for its array of amenities which include a gym, squash court, golf course, library, tennis and billiards. It’s a wonderful place to enjoy a beautiful evening in Munnar having dinner and some amazing drinks. 

2. Punarjani Traditional Village: This place in Munnar is famous for enthralling the visitors with a show of Kathakali. Punarjani Traditional Village is an exciting place to appreciate the brilliant skill of the Kathakali artists in Munnar. 

3. About Mountain Club: Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Mountain Club is renowned for its breathtaking villas equipped with major amenities. The amazing property also has a multi-cuisine restaurant, coffee shop, an infinity pool, a health club, and an Ayurvedic center.

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Which are the places to visit in Munnar in 3 days?

Following, are Some of the best places to visit in Munnar in 3 days:
1. Eravikulam National Park: 
Home to a number of rare and endangered wildlife species, Eravikulam National Park is set amidst the breathtaking tea plantations of Munnar. It is known to be the habitat for Nilgiri Tahr and boasts of having the blooms of famous Kurinji flowers. 
 
2. Tea Estates: Find yourself surrounded with tranquillity with a laid-back in the tea estates of Munnar. Some of the popular tea estates to visit in Munnar are Harrison Malayalam, AVT tea, Michael's tea, Brooke Bond etc. 

3. Attukad Waterfalls: Celebrate a wonderful picnic and have an enthralling trekking experience at Attukad Waterfalls. It is a must visit tourist spot during the monsoon as it presents a panoramic view of nature at this time. 

4. Mattupetty Dairy Farm: This is a popular cattle farm and research centre in Munnar which is a popular attraction for nature lovers. It offers an exciting experience as you get to see the rearing of cattle and cocoa plantations in Munnar. 

5. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary: 
Home to a number of rare plants and animals, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is an adventurous getaway in Munnar. The popular activities to enjoy here are river trekking, a nature trail to the watchtower, visit to medicinal garden and camping at Vattappara.

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What is famous in Munnar?

Munnar is one of the popular hill stations in India which is blessed with mesmerising landscapes of nature. It is known for having its tea, coffee and spice plantations which sprawl over a vast area. Moreover, it has various national parks, rivers and lakes which are a storehouse for rare and endangered wildlife.

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How many days are sufficient for Munnar?

A vacation of minimum three days is ideal to see all the top attractions of Munnar and have a refreshing time with your loved ones. 

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What is the best time to visit Munnar?

The best time to visit Munnar is from the month of September to March. This is when the weather is most pleasant in Munnar and one can indulge in a number of outdoor activities for a fun-filled getaway. 

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Sam Chapman
Reviewed: 31 Oct 2023
4.0/5
 I think we needed more information on the time that it takes to drive to the destinations. We ended up changing our flights so that we didn’t miss the first day and had to cut short our last destination as it was too far to drive back and catch our flight. Having said that the hotels were good and... Read More
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Vinayak Pujari
Reviewed: 21 Nov 2022
5.0/5
Overall a very good experience with boathouse and munnar greenery, very good weather and good safety measures and good support from thrilling staff. Thankyou team Vinayak Pujari Insta: _vinayak__p , NiShA_PaTiL_2001
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Pragati Manchanda
Reviewed: 13 Oct 2023
5.0/5
This was really an awesome trip. We enjoyed a lot. We took premium package and the stays and breakfast buffet was really good. I believe driver is the person who defines how our trip would be, because I have been to other parts of India and I know the issues that happens because of driver. But our d... Read More
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Abhishek Banerjee
Reviewed: 24 Dec 2023
5.0/5
The trip was great indeed. It was my honeymoon trip to Kerala and Team Thrillophilia did a great job arranging the best for us. Specially my advisor for this trip Kamini Kumari, was there always for support and she made sure that we have a great time in this trip. I will looking forward to make my f... Read More
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RANJIT KUMAR
Reviewed: 11 Apr 2023
5.0/5
We had very sweet memories during our trip ,staff of Thrillophilia was very supportive especially Indranil was so responsive through our trip resolved the issues with short notice ,extremely happy for his support rendered 
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Smitha N
Reviewed: 16 May 2024
5.0/5
The whole Kerala trip was amazing, with beautiful views and weather. Thrillophilia team was very good in assisting us with this trip from discussing with various packages, options etc. The driver, one MR.Shahul from Oscaar travels who was assigned was very knowledgeable and was very helpful through ... Read More
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