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Prema Mahajan

4.0

Discovering the unseen views always feels special to me so i just loved my trekking expedition of Munnar hills. Its rich in flaura and fauna, i saw the...

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Rati Gill

5.0

There is some magic in the hills of Munnar, that caught our attention, trull the place is the best holiday destination for all. When we were entering M...

Overview

Activity Location: Neelakurinji, Munnar

Activity Timing: 3 hours (Open from 8 AM to 5 PM)

Startpoint: Near Pothamedu
End-Point:  Near Pothamedu

About the Activity:

Strobilanthes Kunthianus, fondly known by the name of Neelakurinji is the shrub that gives the Nilgiri hills (Blue mountains) their name from the purplish-blue flowers of Neelakurinji. Enveloping the Western Ghats in blue, Neelakurinji blooms once in 12-years, making it an impeccable spectacle. 

Trek to top of the mountain as it is best enjoyed on the Mountaintops from where we get panoramic views of these Kurinji flowers stretching far off the lands and forming a picturesque purple carpet. This exclusive Neelakurinji Trekking trail allows you to enjoy an unparalleled view of pure natural beauty when the whole land of Munnar wears a purple outfit. It is a sight to behold.


Places to Visit Nearby:

Anamudi- 2KM
Mattupetty Dam- 10KM
Echo Point- 15KM


Package Offered:

Day-Trek at Neelakurinji
Meals: Light refreshments for the walk
Activity: Trekking, Sightseeing

How to reach:  Nearest Railway Station and Airport is Kochi. From Kochi, Munnar is around 130 km away. One can hire a cab and reach Munnar. Neelakurinji trek, near Pothamedu is around 2.5 Km from Munnar bus stand.

Note: Difficulty Level of Trek is moderate, therefore an individual above 11 years can book this package

Meal

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  • Light Snacks

Activity

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  • Neelakurinji Trek
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  • Nature Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • Trekking Permit & Charges
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  • Local Guide

Transport

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  • Nearest Railway Station and Airport is Kochi. From Kochi, Munnar is around 130 km away. One can hire a cab and reach Munnar. Neelakurinji trek, near Pothamedu is around 2.5 Km from Munnar bus stand.

Things To Carry

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  • Aadhar Card or any ID Proof
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  • Personal Medication (if any)
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  • A strong back-pack.
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  • A fully-charged torch with backup batteries.
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  • Water bottle (At least 2Lts)
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  • Rain Jacket (Climate is the area is volatile, it may rain anytime during the trek)
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  • Extra pair of clothes.
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  • A towel, tooth paste-brush and other toiletries.
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  • Glucose, Energy drinks/ORS.
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  • Light Munch items: Chocolates/cakes/Bananas
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  • Pocket Knife, Matchbox/Lighter
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  • Water bottle (At least 2Lts)
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  • Anti-dysentery pills/ Analgesic/ Cold pills like-Eldoper/ Dolo-650/Crocin
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  • Band-aids, Antiseptic cream/Moov etc)
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  • Sunglasses / Hats
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  • Thrillophilia Voucher

Advisory

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  • Consumption of alcohol, intoxicants, and smoking would not be tolerated during the entire course of the journey. Kindly cooperate with us to make the experience more fun.
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  • The trek takes place through an eco-friendly zone; we do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
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  • Consult with a physician if you are fit to undertake the trek.
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  • Plan The Unplanned shall not be responsible for any of your belongings, valuables, jewellery etc. Kindly do take care.
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  • If someone feels like not participating in the activities, they can always choose to sit back, relax and marvel at nature.
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  • Carry Aadhar Card or any valid ID Proof

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Refund Policy

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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 15 minutes of successful booking.
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    Story by Prema Mahajan

     Rated : 4.0

    Discovering the unseen views always feels special to me so i just loved my trekking expedition of Munnar hills. Its rich in flaura and fauna, i saw the beautiful flower called Neelakurinji which is hardly seen.As the guide told us this flower will again bloom in 2018.

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    Story by Rati Gill

     Rated : 5.0

    There is some magic in the hills of Munnar, that caught our attention, trull the place is the best holiday destination for all. When we were entering Munnar we saw endless gardens of coffee and it was so nice to stare at those feilds.... Wao Munnar hills has very rich vegetation area as well. We were trekking on the moderate trails and camping on flat grounds.. everything just commendable.

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    Story by Girindra Deshpande

     Rated : 5.0

    The spectacular views are quite enogh to steal your heart... Definately Munnar is the favourite hotspot of trekkers and other tourists...While trekking we also reached Mattupetty hills and then discovered beautiful the tea plantations. It was a very leasing feelig for us.

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    Story by Mahesh Arora

     Rated : 5.0

    My three days trip to munnar hills is unforgettable....It was my first trekking expedition ever and i completed it with so ease and comfort ... And all thanks goes to our tour guide who were very experienced trainers... Apart from that camping moments were also very sweet for me.

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    Story by Vaidehi Ahuja

     Rated : 5.0

    we explored all beautiful places of Munnar like the jungle the hills and the grassand. Everthing was just awesome. I loved to trek amidst the tea gardens and then climbing up hills.

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    Story by Shreya Bhat

     Rated : 5.0

    Trekking in munnar was my dream and last summer my dream came true after the amazing visit to Munnar....I loved it ... The scenic beauty of the place lies in the magnificient hills , though terrain, the gorgeous periyar river and a national park also that comes in the mid way. Overall It was a very memorable experience guys.....

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    Story by Damodara Bharadwaj

     Rated : 4.0

    It was very adventurous moment to discover the beautiful mountains of Munnar. Its hills offer the best setting for going on any trekking expedition. I had been listening about the site since a long ago. It was a lovely experience for all of us!!!

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    Story by Shantanu Arora

     Rated : 4.0

    I feel myself very lucky that i got the chance to discover the beauty of the place... It has one of the best views of nature. Munnar hills stole our heart away!!!!

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    Story by Hiranya Tandon

     Rated : 4.0

    All thanks to our organizers for organizing such a fantastic trip at a reasonable rate.Wao typically i have no complaints.... Just enjoy the moment!!!!

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    Story by Draupadi Khanna

     Rated : 5.0

    Munnar hill trekking was the best trekking expedition of my life... it has everything from the beautiful mountains, temples that fall in its way , the dense forest area, national park , and aesome views.... I was very glad to complete the trekking expedition.

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