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Munnar Travel Guide

Munnar is a magnificent hill station located on the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of the Kerala. This place is known as a home to an array of mountains. This beautiful lush green hill station is bounded by.......

Munnar is a magnificent hill station located on the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of the Kerala. This place is known as a home to an array of mountains. Munnar Travel Guide dilates the beautiful lush green hill station that is bounded by south India's highest tea gardens. The early history of Munnar is not perfectly known today. The early inhabitants of the region are members of the Muthuvan tribal community. However, it remained a wild and unexplored landscape till the later half of 19th century when ambitious planters from as far as Europe started plantations here.

Munnar tourism is blessed with lofty mountain ranges with hazy peaks, extensive tea estates and tranquil climate offers a calm and peaceful environment to the tourists. Amazing views of low flying clouds and mist filled valleys make it a little heaven with a cool, revitalizing climate. Cloudy mountain peaks blend pleasantly in Munnar to form a delightful atmosphere that is hard to explain in words. Munnar is also known for the wild orchids locally called Neelakurinchi that usually blooms once in 12 years. Symmetric layers of tea estates, mountain mist, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries and many other tourist places in Munnar make this hill station stunning.

Munnar has a variety of attractions including placid lakes, twisty streams, cloudy mountain peaks, sylvan valleys, rare orchids and wildlife. Plantation visits, treks, tea factory visits, cycling, boating, paragliding, day tours to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and many other activities can also be done by the tourists. Munnar tour packages ensure that you can visit this beautiful place all round the year and experience the enjoyable climate. For more information, you can refer to the Munnar travel guide.

The pages of Munnar Travel Guide also speaks about the nearby tourist destinations of God's Own Country that voyages you through the gentle ripples of the backwaters and drives you en route the palm grove to the hermit hamlets and the Keralian culture.

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GETTING THERE

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Beautifully cuddled on the lap of Western Ghats, Munnar is one of the easy escapes for weekenders as well as nature lovers anytime round the year. The meandering paths settling down at the plains connects Munnar tourism to all other major cities in South India by a well knit of state highways and national highways. How to reach Munnar is not a matter of hustle and bustle as it can be easily access by road from nearby cities and tourist destinations. The distance from Cochin to Munnar is approximately 126kms whereas from Kozhikode to Munnar is 270kms. One planning to drive from Coimbatore to Munnar needs to pelt along national highway 69 followed by national highway 209 that covers a distance of 160kms. The approximate distance from Wayanad to Munnar is 340kms whereas from Alleppeye it is only 170kms. If you are planning a drive from Mysore, then you need to cover a distance of 340kms en route Coimbatore and one who is planning to drive from Madurai has to cover 155kms. Thus Munnar by road can be easily accessible as daily buses and cabs plies from these cities and destinations.


The Coimbatore Railway Station and the Kochi Railway Stations are the closest railway stations from Munnar that connects Munnar by train to all other cities in India. Whereas the Ernakulam Railway Station and Aluva are other two major railheads that connects Munnar to rest of India.


The Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport from Munnar that connects Munnar by air to all other parts of the world. Hence wherever you are you need to a book a flight to Cochin and hire a cab to Munnar.


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Please suggest good budget hotel/ resort in main market.
Cool Green Homes Munnar ,just 1.5 km's from tea plantations ......Best hotel with world class fascilities,....Tradition Unleashed
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Is there rain in Munnar now?
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i want 6 bedrooms , vr 12 adult's ie 6couples and 5 kids. Looking for good hotels.
Dear Sir, Your perfect getaway would be to choose Neelakurunji Luxury Plantation, at chinnakanal ,Munnar. Our property is a plantation home and we have a beautiful private bungalow with four rooms and the additional rooms can be alloted in the adjoining bungalows.
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Which hotel is best to stay for 3 days in Munnar?
Warm welcome to Sky Valley Resort Surrounding with Hills and Forest. and facility of forest night safari and trekking etc
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How can I go Munnar by train?
Get down at aluva junction and take a bus to munnar. 3 hrs of bus journey
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