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Munnar: Places to visit in Kerela

Munnar, formed at the merging point of three rivers, is an exciting tourist destination in Kerala where three most modern trends in tourism merge together. The Rocky Mountains and steep hills make it ideal for adventure sports. The stunning lakes and dams nearby initiates water tourism.

Ecotourism, which believes in preservation of the ecosystem and simultaneously establishing an atmosphere for tourism that gives importance to the local inhabitants and culture, is the specialty of Munnar.

Munnar is a Hill STation in Kerala
Munnar in Kerela is renowned for its salubrious weather and verdant tea estates

Many newly weds also head to this serene and secluded hill station in Kerala for their honeymoon.

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Location: Munnar, a small hill station, is situated in the state of Kerala, in Western Ghats, at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level.

How to Reach Munnar: 
Airport: Cochin International airport is the nearest airport to Munnar (110 km).

Railway Station: Aluva Railway Station is the nearest station (110 km).

Best time to visit: Since the temperature is pleasant throughout the year in Munnar, all months from August to May are ideal for visiting the town, Monsoon months must be avoided.

Accommodations in Munnar
The accommodations in Munnar are mainly cottages and resorts, which are completely surrounded by the bounty of nature. All the hotels in Munnar are built keeping in mind to not disturb the ecosystem of Kerala. The tourists experience the Kerala flavors in the atmosphere while they enjoy all the modern amenities in these hotels in Munnar.

Major Tourist Attractions in Munnar

Pothamedu
For an unforgettable experience, visit the beautiful, lush green tea estates in Pohamedu and fell in love with Kerala’s ecosystem. 

Devikulam
The major attraction here is ‘Sita Devi Lake’, known amongst locals for possessing curative powers. Also, a lot of nature lovers are attracted with varied species of flora and fauna. The beautiful roadway to Munnar is simply delightful as well. 

Pallivasal
The captivating beautiful surroundings around the first hydro-electric project of Kerala should not be missed as it makes for a memorable view. 

Chithirapuram 
No tourists will ever remain the same after witnessing the stunning beauty around this magical tourist destination with gorgeous hills on one side and Pallivasal on the other side.

Echo Point
Go with your partner to this enchanting tourist destination and shout out your love for each other on a lake embankment and listen to your own voice returned manifold by the surrounding hills. Simply Magical!

Vagavurai 
The beautiful red flowers blooming on gorgeous Vaga trees make Vagavurai an amazing nature spot for tourists. Orange and pepper plantations, mini hydel project, amazing waterfall and a flowing stream make this a picturesque tourist destination. 

Meesapulimala
Traversing in the 'Silent Valley', this elegant tea plantation region, takes you to a height of 2650 meters, to the highest peak in Kerala. After reaching to this height, the state of Kerala will appear more enigmatic and vibrant than ever.

Top Station 
For witnessing an unforgettable ecosystem in and around India, visit the highest peak of Kerala, called the top station, on top of which, the state of Tamil Nadu appears clearly on Eastern side while The Majestic Arabian Sea appears on the Western side. Everything around here will never fade away from your memory!

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