Munnar Tourism: Hill Stations, Places to Visit, Things to do in 2024

Munnar is one of the most popular tourist center in Kerala, it is also a most popular and loving hills station in Kerala lying at an altitude of 1600 m above the sea level in the Idukki district. The place Munnar gets its name from the confluence of the three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar is one of the destination that come to people’s mind for honeymoon. Munnar has wide range of resorts and lodges according to the budget of people’s making it a budget-friendly destination.

Munnar Tea Estate

Munnar also resembles the highest peak in South India, Anamudi which has a height over 2,695 m. Also a flower named Neelakurinji is found in Munnar which blooms once in every twelve years. It was previous found to bloomed in 2018 and will next bloom in 2030.

Thing to Do In Munnar

Traveler would love to explore the opportunities to enjoy the hill station vibes, there are many thing which every visitor should once experience in there lifetime.

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park is one of the main attraction of Munnar. The park is located in the Kannan Devan Hills of the southern Western Ghats. The National Park is famous for the flora and fauna. It is a home to the Nilgiri tahr also known as Nilgiri Ibex and also several other endangered species. Eravikulam National Park is known to be the first national park in Kerala which covers an area of about 97sq km. Neelakurinji flowers bloom every twelve years in the hill slopes covered in a carpet of blue making it a wonderful sight.

Mattupetty Dam

Another famous destination for traveler’s visiting Munnar is Mattupetty dam which is located 13km from Munnar Town. It is situated at a height of 1700 m above the sea level. Famous tourist spots here include the Mattupetty Dam and Lake. the The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) of Idukki has operated boat service for the visitors to have a wonderful motorboat experience across the lake.

Reaching Munnar

Nearest railway station: Aluva about 108 km and Angamali, about 109 km

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 108 km

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