Places to Visit in Munnar

The gorgeous hill town of Munnar is a treat for the vacationers, be it the romantic couples, friends or families. Owing to the myriad of activities and plethora of tourist attractions in Munnar. This place is on the hit list of holiday destinations goers around the world. From browsing the local markets to walking through the tea estates and visiting the several charming vantage points, there are an array of things to see in Munnar. You can also rent a mountain bike and ride through the hills and valleys and you can try your hand at several adventure sports like rock climbing, rappelling, trekking, hiking, etc.

Check Out Here Best Tourist Attractions in Munnar:

Tree Houses:

Staying in a Tree House is emerging to be the new vacation thing and it is going to be one of the most exotic experiences of your life. Located amidst lush green spice plantations and tea estates, living here is one of the most unique tourist attractions in Munnar. These treehouses are a peaceful retreat and here one can partake in various activities such as sightseeing, bird watching, campfires, trekking, etc.

These treehouses made up of boards and bamboos and without driving in it any nail. These treehouses offer a magnificent view of the rolling hills, dense plantations, and here you can experience organic living.

Tea Plantations:

Munnar is filled with numerous tea plantations where you can unwind and have a relaxing time. It is considered as the tourist attractions in Munnar. To experience the majestic beauty of Kerala one must visit here and see the rolling hills full of aromatic tea. It is an experience on its own. The early morning walks in the tea plantation in munnar and has a hot cup of tea with the stunning views of the mountain is a blissful thing to do there.

Eravikulam National Park:

The Eravikulam National Park home to a rich and diverse variety of flora and fauna and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Also known as Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, this place was managed as a game reserve by the Kanan Devan Hills Produce Company before 1971.

The control was taken over by the Karnataka Government in 1971, and it was declared a national park in 1978. Elephant, Nilgiri langur, Nilgiri marten, Atlas moth (largest in the world), lion-tailed macaque, small-clawed otter, and a rare tiger or leopard are some of the famous animal species that can be spotted here.

The Eravikulam National park is renowned for protecting the endangered mountain goat of South India, the Nilgiri Tahr. It stands out for the stunning beauty of its rolling savannahs and sholas, spread over 97 sq. km in the Kanan Devan hills. Being a part of this activity is one of the fun tourist attractions in Munnar.

Anamudi Peak:

Anamudi, the highest peak of the Western Ghats and South India lies south of the Himalayas and towers over the sanctuary. The slope of the hills is the home to the Nilgiri Langur, the lion-tailed macaque, Atlas moth, tigers, and leopards. Anamudi, which is the highest peak at an elevation of 2695m, stands impressively in the central area of the national park.

The slopes of the hills consist of several types of rare plants and trees some of which are epiphytic orchids and beautiful wild balsams. The important fauna here is the Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, leopard, tiger, Indian bison, etc. The next bloom of Neelakurinji Flowers that bloom ever 12 years will be in 2018. It is one of the best tourist attractions in Munnar.

Atukkad Waterfalls:

Snuggled amidst the beautiful hills and lush green jungles, at a 2 km away from Munnar, this pristine waterfall makes for romantic escapades and picnics site. However, you will have to cross the narrow road to reach Atukkad and if you are driving then you should be precise. It is also one of the tourist attractions in Munnar.

Cheeyappara Waterfalls:

Cheeyappara is amuzing waterfalls 44 km far away from munnar. This waterfall is famous for its waterfalling heights, attractive hill view, and one day trip. It is located between neriamangalam and adimali on kochi to munnar highway.

Valara Waterfalls:

Valara waterfalls is a chain of falls tumbling from a height 1000 feet. It gives tourist a great view to the spectators. This falls is encompassed by thick woods and lavish. That are home of wild animals and birds.

Valara waterfalls is second top tourist-friendly waterfalls after cheeyaappara falls close to Munnar. It is only 2 km away to the cheeyappara waterfalls and 42 km from munnar.

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