Kerala by itself is without any doubt a land of magical beauty, Munnar being an epitome of much grace and is one main hub that is one major factor that adds to it. Proclaimed to be the most desirable hill station in the better known as God’s own country Munnar is located at a towering height of 6000 ft. This ever scenic hill station is a traveler’s paradise and leaves a mark of a memorable experience for each and every visitor.
The evergreen plantation areas, captivating hills and mountains, lush greeneries and a wide array of things to do and places to visit in munnar, makes the hill station an ideal holiday destination. When the graceful visit to munnar is considered, it doesn’t really matter on which season and with whom are you going to visit munnar, it’s stunning beauty keeps you enchanted without any doubt. To make your holiday most fun-frolic and memorable we give a list of some of the most stunning places to visit in munnar.
Located at 13 km from the heart of the hill station, it is one of the major tourist attraction in Munnar, is Mattupetty. Standing tall at a height of 1700 m above sea level, Mattupetty is known for its storage masonry dam and the beautiful lake, which offers pleasurable boat rides, enabling one to enjoy the surrounding hills and landscape with utmost pleasure. Mattupetty’s fame is also much attributed to the dairy farm run by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project, where one can encounter a variety of high yielding breeds of cows.
2. Eravikulam National Park
Another main attraction in Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. This park is unique its endangered inhabitant – the Nilgiri Tahr. While spread over an area of 97 sq. km., this park is also home to several species of rare butterflies, animals and birds some that can be found nowhere else in the world. An amazing place for trekking, the park offers a magnificent view of the tea plantations caressed by blankets of mists on almost all sides. The park becomes a hot destination when the hill slopes here get covered in a carpet of blue, resulting from the widespread flowering of the Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this part of the Western Ghats which blooms once in every twelve years.
3.Chinnakkanal and anayirangal
Near Munnar also lie Chinnakanal waterfalls, popularly known as the Power House waterfalls cascading down a single steep rock at 2000 metres above sea level. The spot is superbly enriched with a scenic view of the beautiful Western Ghat ranges. When you have traveled about seven kilometers from Chinnakanal, there you reach Anayirangal. Anayirangal, 22 km from Munnar, is a lush green carpet of tea plants and a trip on the splendid reservoir is quite an unforgettable experience. The Anayirangal dam is totally surrounded by tea plantations and evergreen forests. You can choose munnar stay from a variety of resorts here.