Beautiful Places in Munnar that should be on your Bucket List
Located at an elevation of 1500 meters and gracing the Western Ghats is the picturesque hill station of Munnar. Exhibiting exotic species of flora and fauna, this resort town is an ideal spot for wanderers, nature enthusiasts, wildlife lovers, photographers, tranquil seekers, families, friends and couples.
The aromatic tea estates, the captivating waterfalls, the glittering lakes, and the striking wildlife all make up the incredible town of Munnar. Here are some of the best places in Munnar that will surely steal your heart away:
ERAVIKULAM NATIONAL PARK
Timings: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Best time to visit: September- November, April- June
Entry fee: INR 15 per head
Nearby Resorts: The Mudhouse, Deepwoods, Elysium Gardens Hill Resort, Munnar Tea Country
Manages by the Forest and Wildlife Department of Kerala is the Eravikulam national park, the first national park in Kerala. Home to a plethora of species of flora and fauna, this park is divided into three areas: core area, buffer area and tourism area. The tourists can go deep into the forests of the Rajamali region to explore the hidden beauty of the place. Spread over a land of 97 sq km, this park is one of the best places to see in Munnar. You might be lucky enough to spot the Nilgiri Tahr, one of the endangered species that this national park protects. You can spot various species of fauna and avi-fauna, all ready to welcome you with open arms.
Timings: Round the clock
Best time to visit: February- March
Entry fee: Free
Nearby Resorts: Landy Queen, Natura Inn, Grand Plaza
The Anamudi Peak grabs the title of the highest peak in South India, with an altitude of 2695 mts above sea level. One of the highlights that make this place so special is the flowers of Neelakurinji, which bloom one every 12 years. Trekking and hiking are the two most famous activities that you can indulge in, to wake up the adventurer in you. Once you reach the peak, the breathtaking view of the spice plantation, the tea estates, the lush green forests, all will be worth it. This place is for everyone to enjoy, be it adventurers, nature lovers, couples and families. So make sure that you book the best Munnar sightseeing packages for a memorable vacation. You can either make it a picnic spot or dig into some sumptuous food at the Sarvana Bhaven, Hornbill Restaurant and the CamelGiri Restaurant. Also, while you visit, do not forget to take your camera along!
KOLLUKKUMALLAI TEA ESTATE
Timings: 7:00 am- 6:00 pm (Except Sundays)
Best time to visit: September- March
Entry fee: INR 75 per head
Nearby Resorts: Mountain Club Resort, Siena Village, Golden Ridge Mountain Resort
Attention tea addicts! The town of Munnar is known for its tea plantations, and the time is perfect for you to stroll through the tea gardens. Located 31 km from Munnar, the Kollukkumallay tea estate is one of the best places to visit near Munnar. The Kollukkumallay tea estate is the world’s largest tea estate, standing high at 8000 feet, and offers a panoramic view of the surroundings. With the rugged mountains as the backdrop, the tea estates are just perfect for a nature walk. Not only that, you can also visit the famous tea factory, known for making the best flavorsome teas by traditional methods. You can also indulge in some tea tasting and also buy some exceptional tea from the factory for your loved ones!
Timings: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Best time to visit: June- September
Entry fee: Free; for boating: INR 150 per person
Nearby Resorts: Camp Noel, Mountain Club Resort
Book a shikara and sail through the glittering hues of the Kundala Lake. This beautiful lake grabs an important spot in the Munnar India points of interest, because of the beauty that it reflects. The lake takes you to the Kundala Dam, which is a sight to behold. A perfect place for couples, the lake is the perfect romantic destination. When you book your Munnar honeymoon package for a romantic getaway, do visit the Kundala Lake. We would recommend that you visit the lake early in the morning to witness the sun adding to the charm of the lake. Make sure that you carry your camera along to capture some amazing memories.
BLOSSOM HYDEL PARK
Timings: 9:00 am- 7:00 pm
Best time to visit: December- February
Entry fee: INR 10
Nearby Resorts: Grand Plaza, Sea Grace, Clouds Valley
Situated 3 km away from Munnar this park is a major spot for tourists to spend some time in the lap of nature. People book the Munnar sightseeing packages to surrender themselves to the natural beauty that this park reflects. This park has some of the beautiful varieties of fauna that make it look as pretty as a picture. Not only can you enjoy an inexpensive picnic with your family and friends, but can also indulge in a fun-filled boating experience. Encompassing mountains, waterfalls and huge lawns, this park offers a rejuvenating experience. While you book the Kerala tour packages for couple, make sure that your trip includes a visit to this beautiful park.
When you set foot in Munnar, get ready to be hypnotized by the beauty and serenity of the place. Munnar houses some of the most exotic places that no other place in India does, which means that this place cannot be missed at any cost. So wait no more and book the best honeymoon packages in Kerala for an experience of a lifetime.