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Places to Visit in Munnar

 
  • 01Enjoy Kathakali in Munnar

    Enjoy Kathakali in Munnar

    Often known as the king of performing arts, Kathakali is a traditional Indian dance form that originates from the pristine lands of Kerala. Performed by highly skilled artists in a Koothambalam (art performance temple), witnessing the beauty of this art is a truly wonderful experience!

    Join this 1 hour cultural tour from 5pm in the evening and witness the vibrant and stunning performances by the skilled dancers. Attending this auspicious dance event, one can easily get to know more about the indigenous culture and authenticity of Kerala, the ‘God’s Own Country’.

    Be it the amount of skill or the level of perfect, the tales and stories related to the dance or the stunning make-up associated with this dance form, it is one of the must experience event in life. While each of the colours, expressions and the movements used in Kathakali depicts epic Indian tales, attending this delightful event in Munnar becomes an eventful affair of life.

     

  • 02Kalaripayattu Show in Munnar

    Kalaripayattu Show in Munnar

    About the Activity:

    • One of the oldest fighting styles in the world, Kalaripayattu is the traditional martial art practiced in Kerala. Famed as the mother of all martial arts, this ancient art-form is believed to have been adapted into various martial art forms like karate, kung-fu and judo.
    • The one hour evening performance show of Kalaripayattu in Munnar, includes showcasing of body control, flexibility and various form of exercises. Performed by skilled and trained artists, this show showcases their fighting skills with bare hands andmetallic weapons like swords, spears, shield and others.
    • Experience breath-taking moments filled with excitement as you witness the fighters performing this ancient form of fighting. Get spellbound as their swords clashes with each other, observe them performing aerobic movements, attacking their opponents with deadly strikes and defending themselves with the shield.
  • 03Guided Morning Walk, Munnar

    Guided Morning Walk, Munnar
    • h7 Hours
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    About the Activity: 

    • The captivating hill station of Munnar is engulfed in several shades of green spread across grasslands, mountains, and ornate tea estates. An idyllic destination with exotic flora and fauna, its serene mountain ambience provides a rare experience. 
    • Accelerate this feeling a notch higher by spending around 5-7 hours in the early morning at the crack of dawn. Not only will you witness birth of a new day, but in person observe the sun transforming this divine land into a fairyland.
    • Along with a guide, head to the hills from Munnar town around 6am. Watch the sun’s first rays cast magic dust and bring the hills alive. 
    • Soak the aroma from nearby spice gardens. Walk along with tea pickers as they begin their day. Navigate through grasslands. And fleetingly remember you’re at an altitude of 1,800m above sea level.


  • 04Guided Pro Cycling Tour in Munnar

    Guided Pro Cycling Tour in Munnar
    • h7 Hours
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    Explore the hidden treasures of salubrious Munnar on this professional cycling trip of 7 hours and 10km. Your experience will be custom made according to the season and permission.

    You will be picked up from Munnar Town at around 9am, and be provided with the cycle. In the company of the guide, pedal your way through Seven Springs that lolls on cardamom plantation and deep woods. Embrace the sea of greenery and take in fresh aroma and sights. Get further invigorated with the cool mountain air of Devikulam Hills and if you wish, you can stop by Sita Devi Lake here that abounds in mineral water and picturesque settings.

    Also included in this activity is a cycle trip to Pothamedu, noted as a plantation hub in Munnar. Tea gardens, coffee plantations and endless expanses of ‘potha grass’ makes up for the charm of this place. Another fascinating place on the list is Pallivasal, the first Hydro-Electric Project in Kerala that is immersed in beauty.After your fill of scenic places, you will be dropped back to Munnar Town.

  • 05Visit to Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation, Munnar

    Visit to Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation, Munnar
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    The fascinating 7-8 hours tour of the Kolukkamalai Tea Estate – standing tall at 8000ft and known as the one of the highest tea estate in the world- is laced with adventure, relaxation and old-world sophistication.

    Get picked up from your hotel around 9am and enjoy a 1.5 hour jeep drive to Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation. You will be accompanied by a guide. Make way through rocky paths and bask in the scenery of the fringing hills. Meander through the landscape to reach the summit and set sights on the picturesque backdrop of mountains and lush greenery as well as the vast plains of Tamil Nadu.

    Witness the simple and remarkable life of the tea workers. Also, get the chance to experience a tea-tasting session right in the heart of the plantation. Guests also have the advantage of buying fresh tea packets from an outlet which forms part of the main factory.

    Duration: 7-8 hours

  • 06"Make Your Tea" Experience, Munnar

    "Make Your Tea" Experience, Munnar
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    Brace yourself for a refreshing experience of Thalayar Tea Estate that beautifully lounges amidst rolling hills and sharp peaks in Munnar. Visit a quaint Bungalow built in 1924, see firsthand how tea is processed and witness the life of tea planters.

    Around 9am, you will be picked up from your hotel in Munnar. Reach the salubrious tea estate proximately located from the main town of Munnar. The guided tour of around 6-8 hours commences. On the list is the lovely Thalayar Bungalow dating back to the British era. Perched on a hillock, it gives you a feel of the lifestyle and the way of life ona working tea estate.Savour lunch at this bungalow.

    Visit the tea factory. Enjoy the experience of witnessing the complete tea-making process from leaf picking to tea processing and then packaging. If you wish, you can be a part of the 'Make your tea' program where along the pickers; you pick the leaves from theestate and process it yourself in their miniature factory.

    Take a tour of the tea museum to appreciate the history and legacy of the tea plantation including certain highlights which have added to the grandeur and significance of the estate. Get a tea bag for the day and end the tour on a sweet note.

    Duration: 6-8 hours  

  • 07Munnar Sightseeing including Top Station

    Munnar Sightseeing including Top Station
    • h8 Hours
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    • On this engaging trip, discover some of the treasures of Munnar. You begin your day around 9am, where a pick up from your hotel will be arranged.
    • The first stop is theAranya Naturals and DARE (Development Activities in Rehabilitative Education) Projects that are set among the dewy environs of Tata tea plantations. 
    • Fostered by Tata Tea, these projects aid handicapped children of employees to make the most of their abilities by education and teaching practical self-help skills in a happy and safe environment.
    • Next on the list is a visit to the vibrant Flower Garden and a jolly elephant safari before you head to the scenic Mattupetty Dam, Eco- Point and Kundala Damareas. 
    • Those interested can engage in a soothing round of boating on the placid waters. The icing on the cake is visit to the scenic Top Station. Perched on the mountains on the border between Tamil Nadu and Kerala, this site holds historic significance. It was from here that by train, the tea chests weretransported from Munnar and Madupetty.


  • 08Day Trek in Munnar

    Day Trek in Munnar
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    Take a beguiling and uplifting walk to the queen of hills, Munnar.  Perched at 1,800 ft above sea level, this mountain paradise treats you with offbeat trails. On your 3-4 hour guided trek, you’ll take a leisure walk in the hills that are covered with scenic delights.

    Get picked up from your hotel in Munnar at around 9am. Make way through dewy mountain grasslands and ascend to Meesapulimala. At 2640m, it is touted as the second highest peak in the Western Ghats. Do not be surprised if you catch a glimpse of Elephants, Sambar, Sloth Bear and the Nilgiri tahr along the way. Your feat to the summit is rewarded by breathtaking sights of the world’s highest tea estate Kolukkumalai along with the stunning views of the Kodaikanal and the plains of Tamil Nadu. 

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    Places to Visit in Munnar

    Referred to as the 'Queen of Hill stations', Munnar is where you can delight in carpets of tea and spice plantations, rolling hills, tranquil ambience, pleasant weather and more. It is perched at 1600m above sea level and belongs to the Western Ghats range of mountains.

    There are many places to visit in Munnar. Dash off to Mattupetty Dam that is surrounded with natural charms. Another slice of divine beauty is Kundala Lake. Pothamedu, about 6 km from Munnar is from where you can feast your eyes on great sights of tea, coffee and cardamom plantations. Devikulam is a picturesque hill station that is steeped in rich flora and fauna.

    Over here is the Sita Devi Lake that has mineral waters and is flanked by great beauty. Another famous spot around Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park where you can spot the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. With Echo Point, you can take delight in hearing the echoes of your sounds. Other notable places of interest include Anamudi Peak, Top Station, Lakkom Waterfalls, Tata Tea Museum, Punarjani Traditional Village and more.