Munnar ascends as three mountain streams combine – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundala. 1,600 m above ocean level, this slope station was at one time the late spring resort of the past British Government in South India. Sprawling tea manors, beautiful towns, winding paths and occasion offices make this a prominent resort town. Among the extraordinary verdure found in the timberlands and prairies here is the Neelakurinji. This blossom which washes the slopes in blue once in like clockwork will sprout next in 2018. Munnar likewise has the most astounding crest in South India, Anamudi, which towers more than 2,695 m. Anamudi is a perfect spot for trekking.
Give us now a chance to investigate a portion of the choices in and around Munnar that would give explorers adequate chances to appreciate the enamoring slope station of Munnar.
Eravikulam National Park
One of the primary attractions close Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. This stop is well known for its jeopardized occupant – the Nilgiri Tahr. Spread over a range of 97 sq. km., this stop is likewise home to a few types of uncommon butterflies, creatures, and winged creatures. An extraordinary place for trekking, the recreation center offers an eminent perspective of the tea estates touched by covers of fogs. The recreation center turns into a hot goal when the slope inclines here get canvassed in a cover of blue, coming about because of the blooming of the Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this piece of the Western Ghats which blossoms once in twelve years.
Situated inside the Eravikulam National Park is the Anamudi Peak. This is the most astounding crest in South India, remaining at a tallness of more than 2700 m. Treks to the pinnacle are permitted with authorization from the Forest and Wildlife specialists at Eravikulam.
Another prime draw for guests, situated around 13 km from Munnar Town, is Mattupetty. Arranged at a tallness of 1700 m above ocean level, Mattupetty is known for its stockpiling brick work dam and the lovely lake, which offers pleasurable watercraft rides, empowering one to appreciate the encompassing slopes and scene. Mattupetty’s distinction is additionally ascribed to the dairy cultivate keep running by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project, where one can experience diverse high yielding types of bovines.
Pallivasal, situated at around 3 km from Chithirapuram in Munnar is the setting of the main hydroelectric venture in Kerala. It is a position of huge beautiful magnificence and is frequently supported by guests as an outing spot.
Chinnakanal and Anayirangal
Close Munnar Town lies Chinnakanal and its waterfalls, prominently known as the Power House Waterfalls, which course down a lofty shake 2000 m above ocean level. The spot is advanced with a grand perspective of the Western Ghat ranges. When you have gone around seven kilometers from Chinnakanal, you achieve Anayirangal. Anayirangal, 22 km from Munnar, is a rich green cover of tea plants. A stumble on the unbelievable store is an exceptional affair. The Anayirangal dam is encompassed by tea ranches and evergreen woodlands.
Top Station, which is around 32 km from Munnar is a statue of 1700 m above ocean level. It is the most noteworthy point on the Munnar-Kodaikanal street. Explorers to Munnar make it a point to visit Top Station to appreciate the all encompassing perspective it offers of the neighboring province of Tamil Nadu. It is among the prime spots in Munnar to appreciate the Neelakurinji blossoms sprouting over a tremendous region.
Munnar has its very own inheritance with regards to the beginnings and advancement of tea ranches. Assessing this heritage and to protect and grandstand a portion of the dazzling and intriguing parts of the beginning and development of tea branches in Kerala’s high ranges, an exhibition hall solely for tea was opened a few years prior by Tata Tea in Munnar. This Tea Museum houses curious, photos and hardware; all of which have a story to tell about the beginnings and development of tea ranches in Munnar. The gallery is situated at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar and is justified regardless of a visit.
Nearest railway station: Aluva about 108 km and Angamali, about 109 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, via Aluva – Munnar Rd, about 108 km