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8 Things to Do 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.

     

  • 02Guided 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.


  • 03Guided Moderate Cycling Tour in Munnar

    Guided Moderate Cycling Tour in Munnar
    • h4 Hours
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    Delight in the opportunity to witness the marvels of Munnar on a cycling tour of 4 hours.Your experience will be custom made according to the season and permission.

    This balmy day, you will be picked up from Munnar Town around 9am. Gear up with a cycle and set off on the 5km experience with the assistance of a knowledgeable guide. Awaiting you is Seven Springs that sprawls on a lush and dewy cardamom plantation. Cycle away to the exotic Devikulam Hills and reel in the unique sights of flora and fauna. A bonus here is the Sita Devi Lake that makes an ideal picnic spot with its mineral waters and stunning surroundings. Adding to the experience is visit to Pothamedu that is steeped in green plantations and Pallivasal that is the first Hydro-Electric Project in Kerala.

    As the cycling tour comes to an end, you will be dropped back to Munnar Town.

    Duration: 4 hours 

  • 04Visit to Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation, Munnar

    Visit to Kolukkumalai Tea Plantation, Munnar
    • h8 Hours
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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

  • 05"Make Your Tea" Experience, Munnar

    "Make Your Tea" Experience, Munnar
    • h8 Hours
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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  

  • 06Nature and Wildlife Expedition-Marayoor, Munnar

    Nature and Wildlife Expedition-Marayoor, Munnar
    • h8 Hours
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    Unravel the riches of Marayoor and visit places that permeate a distinct charm. Also tour the famous Eravikulam National Park.

    Your guided trip begins around 8.30am where you will be picked up from your hotel in Munnar. Your first destination is the Eravikulam National Park. A sight to behold, this is where the endangered mountain goat Nilgiri Tahr resides. See these animals in their natural habitats before proceeding to the Luckom waterfalls. Enjoy the natural wonders of this cascade before taking a drive on the road filled with scenic delights leading to the Marayoor Sandalwood Forest.

    Proceed to the Dolman Burial Chambers to see Neolithic paintings in the caves. Next, you visit the Chinnar forest that is marked for its sandalwood forests, wild elephants, bison, flora and fauna.  At an additional cost, you may also go on a forest safari to conclude the tour.

    Duration: 7-8 hours 

  • 07Munnar Sightseeing including Top Station

    Munnar Sightseeing including Top Station
    • h8 Hours
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    About the Activity: 

    • 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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    Things to Do in Munnar

    Beckoning people from the country over for a riveting holiday experience, Munnar is a quaint destination. Known as the of 'Queen of Hill stations', this is where you can lap up green carpets, the sweet sights of tea and spice plantations, rolling hills, a soothing ambience and cosy weather. 1600m above sea level, it displays the many charms of the Western range.

    There are several things to do in Munnar. Culture vultures can look forward towards watching scintillating acts of Kathakali, known as the king of performing arts. Those into adventure can take on a guided pro cycling tour in Munnar. It takes you through cardamom plantations and deep woods.

    Uncover mesmeric flora as you take on a trek amidst green delights. Understand the ethos of the places with a sightseeing tour. You can also take on a package that covers the many gems of Kerala including Munnar.