Munnar is a small town and hill station situated in the southwestern part of India in the state of Kerala. It is also famously known as “Kashmir of South India”. It is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India. It is a beautiful town located 1,600 meters above the mean sea level on the Western Ghats. Being a predominantly tourist destination, it has multiple tourist attraction points like Lakkam waterfalls, Pettimudi, etc. Let’s get to know more about some of these tourist places.
Kundala is arguably the most photogenic point in Munnar. It is situated 20 km from the main city towards the Top station. The amazing Neela Kurunji and cherry blossoms are the rarest of flowers in the town and are predominantly found at Kundala Bridge. The artificial dam built on the Kundala lake is the first arch bridge of Asia. The boating experience on the Kundala lake is out of the world. There are different boats available like the pedal boat, family boats, etc. which make your experience even better.
Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park is a huge national park spread across 97 km area located beside the Western Ghats. It is the first National Park of Kerala state. As much as 26 mammal species are found in this national forest as per the latest data. 19 species of amphibians have also been recorded in the park. It’s an amazing addition to the tourist attraction points of the place.
Kolukkumalai is a small village in the Theni district in the outskirts of Munnar. It is the major point of tea plantation in the town. The tea grown here has its own authentic and unique flavour because of the high altitude of the place. It is one of the most remote villages of our country and has a very beautiful vibe of its own. One should surely visit this village while touring Munnar.
Chokramudi peak is arguably the highest point of Munnar and has an amazing view at all its points. The main attraction of Chokramudi is its Trekking. Trekking is one of the most thrilling and adventurous activities and trekking in this place with the amazing environment just betters the whole experience tenfolds.
Munnar is a fabulous place. It is a full package of adventure and subtleness. The traditions and culture of the place are worth experiencing. So if you are travelling south this year, you should definitely visit Munnar!