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It is one of the four main waterfalls of Munnar and is very popular among adventure seekers, as the dirt mountain path through the forest gives chills on every step towards Attukal Waterfalls. Take your swimwear as the pool at the bottom of the fall has enough water to dip and bath.
It is highly recommended that you visit Munnar during Monsoon season if waterfalls top the list of ‘places to visit in Munnar.’ Attukal waterfall is located between Munnar and Pallivasal and can be reached by crossing a wooden bridge. The waterfalls in Munnar witness hordes of tourist every year and Attukal is one of those famous waterfalls which is mystically beautiful.
Location: 2nd Floor, Mermaid Complex, Nadaiyar road, Munnar 685612
Timings: 9 AM to 7:30 PM
Price: One can pay INR 100 per person to a guide who can lead the trek through the narrow mountain path.
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Drenched in the mist and greenery, Pothamedu viewpoint is a spot worth trekking to. This viewpoint enables a panoramic vista of the valley and if the day is clear, you can also see Muthirapuzha River and Idukki Arch Dam from quite a height. The view is made of a series of emerald hill slopes where tea, coffee, cardamom, and pepper make a blanket of green all over the hills.
While you are enjoying the mesmerizing view of the valley, take a sip of ginger tea from the only tea shop nearby and you would love spending your evening at Pothamedu. Watching the sun slide down the horizon in the vast expanse of the Sahyadri ranges is one perfect way of spending your vacation in this quaint town. Pothamedu is one of the many places to visit in Munnar which have a refreshing environ.
Location: Pothamedu, Munnar.
Timings: 9 AM to 7:30 PM
Entry fee: None.
If you are lucky enough to make it during the show timings, you will learn a lot that day. From the early history of Tea Plantation to how British brought Tea culture and cultivation in the region, the toil and hard work of the people who endured during those days, the machineries and tools, the entire process of cultivating, plucking, drying and final packaging of Tea; almost everything you learn in just a half an hour documentary that is played here.
You will also get to see the typewriters, magneto phone, the hand tea roller, and manual calculators and iron oven which have been very useful tools during the earlier days. This is one of the best tourist places in Munnar.
Location: Nullatanni, Munnar, Kerala 685612
Timings: It remains closed on Monday and opens from 9 AM till 5 PM on all the remaining days of the week.
Entry fee: The entry fee for adults is INR 75 per head and for children of a particular age group is INR 35.
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Greeting visitors all around the year, Top Station Munnar lies amidst three mountain streams, at the confluence of Mudrapuzha, Kundala, and Nallathanni mountain ranges. Top Station is a part of reckoned Kannan Devan hill station encircled all around by magnificent views. Turn around your eyes and lose yourself in the sophistication of rich green valleys!
Here, there are ample of Neelakurinji flowers blooming once after every 12 years. Tourists from far off places visit here for a picture-perfect shot of these rich and luxurious blue flowers. Once a while, this beautiful place was a well-known trans-shipment tea delivery point connecting Munnar with Bodinayakkanur. You can still find some remains of Top Station’s ropeway station there.
Never miss on to accompany yourself with your DSLR’s to snap down a panoramic view of the mighty Western Ghats. Standing at the top station, you can have a bird’s eye view of the township that lays all along the downfall. All over the path that leads you towards Top Station Munnar, has a beautiful exhibit of blooming flowers. These belong to the rarest varieties and are endearing enough to leave you amazed with both their beauty and fragrance.
Location: Top Station Hwy, Munnar.
Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM
Entry fee: None.
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Embark on a journey to Top Station and find this beautiful mirror-like lake after around 20 KM of a drive. The breath-taking backdrops of green hill slopes, the majestic sunrises, the unparalleled beauty of cherry blossoms and a blue blanket of the famous Neela Kurunji flowers which bloom only once every twelve year makes this place a dreamy location and is one of the main Munnar tourist places.
This artificial lake has Asia’s first Arch dam and the water engages the tourists in different kinds of boating experience such as rowboats, Kashmirishikara boats, and pedal boats. A vast golf course that belongs to Tata Tea Ltd and a nearby waterfall known as Aruvikkad Waterfall is also situated in proximity to the lake which can be visited in a single trip.
Location: Kundale Lake, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685615
Timings: All day.
This national park is home to the endangered Nilgiris Tahr, which is located in Devikulam Taluk of Idukki district and covers a total area of 97 square kilometers. After the Nilgiri Tahr, Neelakurinji flowers are the second major attraction of this park because this flower blooms once after every 12 years. Anamudi (2695 m), the highest peak of south India also takes abode in Eravikulam National Park.
It is under the care of the Kerala Department of Forest and Wildlife, Munnar and is situated along the crest of Western Ghats. The subtropical moist broadleaf forest and evergreen tropical forest are commonly known as “Shoals” in the region which is layered on the high hill slopes. The tributaries of Periyar and Chalakudy rivers chisel down these slopes in the form of small rivulets and you can also see Lakhom waterfall within the Park.
Location: The Wildlife Warden Munnar PO, Idukki, Kerala, 685612
Timings: 7:30 AM to 4 PM on all the seven days of the week.
Entry fee: An entry fee of INR 65 for Indian citizens and INR 245 for foreign nationals.
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Almost 13 km off the Munnar town, Mattupetty Dam is a famous holiday spot for tourists. This beautiful hill station is hemmed in by Anamudi Peak covered with undulating slopes of tea gardens with an emerald lake in the middle of the place where people often indulge in speed boating.
Carefully watch the stillness in water; you would notice the rippling reflection of the lush tea gardens on the sides. The height at which Mattupetty is located is around 1,700 m which makes the Dam to be one of the highest Dams in Munnar.
This is one of the attractions in Munnar that goes on everyone’s to-do list because Mattupetty is dream destination Munnar and the Dam falls en route. Just a few kilometers away from the Dam lies the lake which is settled amid the tea gardens and Shola forest; one of the places to visit in Munnar that goes without saying.
Location: Mattupetty, Munnar, Kerala 685616.
Timings: All day.
Entry fee: INR 10
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Traveller Tales From Munnar
28 December 2018
"Simply Amazing. If you love adventures , this is a must try. There's Jeep safari, off-roading through the tea estates, Fog covering the way when you reach the top, Mesmerizing view, Quechua Tents, Tas...
11 February 2018
For anyone who loves camping, this is the place to be. In the midst of mother nature - at Kerala's highest resort, what else can you ask for. A bunch of dedicated and professional tour guides who ...
19 June 2017
"Firstly, I'd like to mention how we were pleasantly surprised by how good the service is. You wouldn't believe it if you haven't been there. The three guys assisting us were very considerate. We were ...
27 March 2019
One of the best camping experience of my life. I and my wife enjoyed alot. Would love to visit this place again. Food and caretaker both were awesome
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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 @ Rs 3000 Only
2. Luxurious Homestay Amidst Hills, Munnar @ Rs 2100 Only
3. Homestay Amidst Nature, Munnar @ Rs 1500 Only
4. Camping Amidst Tea Plantations, Munnar @ Rs 1600 Only
5. Camping Amidst Clouds, Munnar @ Rs 1480 Only
Explore the following list of budget-friendly camping spots in Munnar:
1. Jeep Ride and Forest Camping in Munnar @ Flat 39% Off
2. Forest Camping in Munnar @ Flat 35% Off
3. Trek to Chokramundi and Forest Camping in Munnar @ Flat 11% Off
4. Tiger Trail Trekking and Camping, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary @ Flat 7% Off
5. Camping in Suryanelli, Munnar @ Flat 45% Off
Munnar is a wonderful hill station and a vacation here deserves to be spent in the best possible accommodations. The most amazing part about a vacation in Munnar is that even great resorts are very reasonably priced, so budget-conscious travellers can also enjoy the best of the hill stations resorts. The best of Munnar’s resorts offer great views in addition to great services, thereby making them havens of serenity and beauty. The best resorts in Munnar include:
1. Royal Retreat Munnar
2. The Panoramic Getaway
3. Elysium Garden Hill Resorts
4. The Fog Resort & Spa
5. Clouds Valley Leisure Hotel
The best camp stays in Munnar include the Enchanting Munnar, Trekking and Forest Camping Munnar, Monsoon Meesapulimala Trek Camp, Tiger Trail Camping and Trekking, Periyar Jungle and Wildlife Sanctuary Camp. Each of these camps are distinct from one another and serve anyone, from a trek lover to someone who just likes to admire nature.
The best time to visit Munnar is between January to May and October to November. The temperature around these months of the year in Munnar is calm and comfortable. Also, involving in various activities like trekking and camping in this season is peaceful and joyous.
Munnar is a land full of green beauty, and there is no better way to enjoy this natural bounty than to stay at a farm. Some of the tea, coffee, and spice plantations around the hill station also offer great accommodation options. Since these are exclusive accommodations, the services here are equally exclusive and full of leisurely luxury. To wake up to the spice-laden breezes and to go to sleep amidst nature are some of the wonderful experiences that Munnar has to offer tourists and the best farm stays to enjoy these are:
1. Tea Harvester
2. Davis Farm House
3. Dew Drops Farm Stay
4. Ampthill Downs- The Farm Stay
5. Philipkutty's Farm
6. Master’s Farm
The winter season in Munnar is between January and March when the temperature can drop up to 5°C. While in the summer, between April and May, the temperature is still pretty pleasant, making it the perfect summer destination. Lastly, the monsoon hits Munnar between June and August. It is the best time to enjoy Munnar's nature.
Yes, Munnar is safe to visit. The guides and locals in Munnar are very helpful and tourist-friendly. Various national parks and sanctuaries are also safe to visit provided you follow all the rules and regulations of the place.
If you are planning to spend some quality time in Munnar, a minimum of 3 days is definitely required. You can spend your 1st-day sightseeing at places like Ecopoint and Kundala Dam. Followed by the 2nd day visiting various Parks and sanctuaries. And on the 3rd day, you can enjoy some shopping in the vicinity.