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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

How to Reach Munnar

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.
Dear Sir, Greetings from White House Cottage !!! Please book White House Cottage. Regards Arun
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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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if I book room via online payment in advance then do I have to pay additionally during check out??
you don't want pay anything within package you booked, if there is anything extra you have to pay..thank you..
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Hello, I've planned to visit Munnar by Aug 30, Situation is under control now!? Can we expect everything alright after 10 days!?
Dear Guest, It's the right time to visit Munnar, because people are scared to come to Munnar but Munnar weather is absolutely Normal. this is the time when you can get good deals from all hotels in Munnar. now Munnar is not over crowded, so if you are the one ,who want to stay away from crowd and wants to enjoy the nature, this is the best time for you...
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I want a taxi from Cochin to Munnar. We will be staying in Munnar at 2 locations over a span of 3 nights. What will be the car + driver cost? Can you suggest some safe car rental operators who provide English speaking drivers / tour guides?
Dear Guest, Greetings from Broad Bean Munnar !!! Please book for your stay at Munnar. We hope to see you during your next stay in Munnar. Regards Tipster
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