Eternal spread of tea plantations, immaculate valleys and foot hills, interesting species of flora and fauna in its wild nature reserves and jungles, fragrance of spice sniffed cool air and beauty at its best. Welcome to Munnar. Cheeyappara Waterfall, Silent Valley, Rajamali National Park, Tea Museum, Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, Grassland and Kundala Lake would surely justify your reason behind visiting Munnar. If you are non-veggie then Munnaris bliss for you. Fish and beef (however now proscribed) are extensively consumed in God's Own Country. Usually, Kerala chic Malabar parotta and rice are complemented by beef, fish and meat.
Munnar celebrates and rejoices in Aadi, Karthika Vilakku, Munnar Flower Show, Munnar Mela, Munnar Panchayat Mela, Onam and Pongal. This is the best time to witness the culture and traditions of Munnar. If you are shopping freak then from tea to spices you can shop them all. Buy coffee, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, pepper, clove etc. Homespun chocolates available here would just sooth your tongue.
Best time to visit Munnar:
June to September is the rainy season here and despite the fact numerous travelers avoid coming here in the monsoons, this is a wonderful time to holiday in the hill station. Enclosed by opulent green vegetation, rains in Munnar have an allure of their own.
How to reach Munnar:
- Cochin International Airport is 110 kms away by road. From Cochin, a cab would take you to Munnar.
- The nearby railway station from Munnar is at Aluva at 110 kms from Munnar. The Ernakulam Railway Station is 130 kms where as the Madurai Railway Station is 135 kms.
- The best way to reach Munnar by road is Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s bus services from all major cities in Kerala.
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