Surrounded by lush green meadows, and beautiful hills, Munnar is one among the most popular hill stations in Kerala. Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft in the Western Ghats, Munnar rests in Idukki district of The God’s Own Country. Vastly spread tea plantations, hill ranges, forests, and beautiful valleys make Munnar a picturesque and a must visit the land.
Due to this very reason, Munnar Tour Packages for family and group have been gaining popularity in the recent years. The place is home to a lot of wonderful and convention spots including the Kundala Lake, and the Mattupetty Diary Farm. Moreover, the place offers typical Indian shops and awesome places to stay so that the visitors enjoy every moment that they spend there. Munnar Honeymoon Packages are yet another form of a tour package that is in demand due to the scenic beauty of its countryside and the spots like Echo place and Marayoor Sandalwood Forest.
People from all over India rush to Munnar on Munnar tour packages for family and more. Mostly the visitors who swarm Munnar belong to the cities of Delhi, Chennai, and Bangalore. Additionally, Munnar is separated into two sections namely the Old Munnar, and the new one. The Old Munnar is where one could find the tourist information office, transport station and guest houses.
People who reach the place on Munnar tour packages ought to visit the tea estates which was first established by the British. One among the popular brands of tea manufactured here is called the ‘Kannan Devan’. The best time to visit Munnar is during the time when Strobilanthes kunthiana aka Neelakurinji blooms and engulfs the hills in a blue blanket. Usually, the flower blooms in 12 years, and the sight is a must see especially for the people who arrive at Munnar on Munnar honeymoon packages. Additionally, Anamudi – the highest peak in South India is located at Munnar.
Munnar tour packages for family usually include a trip to the Eravikulam national park, where one could spot the endangered species. The flora and fauna of this place is obviously a visual treat that would leave you wanting for more. If you are planning a visit to Munnar but doesn’t know who to take help from, then don’t hesitate to ping us at the earliest. Our Munnar tour packages include single day as well as multiple day tours. We help you weave beautiful memories so that you make the best out of your trip without getting lost in the city midway.
When trekking to Rajamala during the morning hours, you will be sure to spot a herd of Nilgiri Tahr aka Varayadu (local name). However, spotting different animals depends on the time when you go trekking and the season. People who reach Munnar could start sightseeing right from Cheeyappara to the Blossom Park. Again, if you are an adventurous lot of people, staying at resorts and tree top huts would be the best option for you. To add to this, fishing, boating, adventure trekking, mountain biking, and elephant safari would surely make your trip worth it. The temperature at Munnar ranges from 0⁰C to 28⁰C. When travelling, warm garments and outfits to put on during an unexpected rain are often advantageous. To enjoy the place without having to worry about the climate and weather, it is often a great option to visit Munnar during the month of August through March.
Top station:- the highest point in Munnar from where you can get the view of the whole town with its hills, waterfalls, gardens, and valleys.
Echo Point- You can experience your voice resonating naturally as you talk loudly from this place. It’s natural beauty is also remarkable.
Eravikulam national park:- It is famous for the Nilgiri Tahr (aka Varayadu) a protected and endangered mountain goat and is located in the beautiful Kannan Devan hills spread over 92 square kilometers.
Kolukkumalai:- With a century-old tea factory and highest tea garden, Kolukkumalai is a golden destination for tea and nature lovers. It is also famous as the place where ‘neelakurinji’, the rarest flower which blooms once in a twelve year, appears abundant.
Attukal waterfalls:- Among the eight waterfalls in Munnar, you cannot miss this one. Water rolling from the top of mountains makes it a wondrous visual and climb the slopes if you love trekking.
Mattupetty Dam:- Mattupetty is a hill station near Anamudi peak. The main attractions are Mattupetty Dam, which is a water conservation and power generation facility and a Lake where you can enjoy row boating, speed launch, and pedal boating.
Kundala Lake:- Asia’s first arch dam Kundala dam and Kundala Lake is on the way to Top Station. You can enjoy a shikara boat ride on the lake.
Rajamalai:- Rajamalai is a prominent hill station 15 km away from Munnar. It is famous for its innate beauty and trekking trails.
Tea Museum:- Here you’ll taste the best tea ever made. Munnar is always known for its tea gardens and the country’s first tea museum.
Blossom Park:- This is a flower garden with a large variety of flowers including the rare ones. If it’s a family tour you can let your children enjoy the play area. Bird watching, boating, roller skating, etc are other fun things you can do here.
Stay in Tree hut:- Erumadam (local name for tree hut) which are rooms made of bamboo, hay, and straw are built on a 20- 60 ft height to provide you a dreamy stay. Searching for the best honeymoon package? Never miss this!
Camping and trekking:- A night camp in a tent is another romantic thing to do when you are on your honeymoon in Munnar. If you love trekking take your gears as you pack. Climbing the top station is something you’ll never forget.
Mountain biking;- Rent a bicycle and make your way along the hairpin bends, mountains and rolling roads. Places like Anamudi, Marayoor, Vandanmedu are most likely for a fun ride.
Rock climbing/ rappelling:- Engage yourself in thrilling adventure sports with professional guidance. Rock climbing, rappelling and many other adventures organized by the National Adventure Foundation are available in Munnar.
Water sports:-The District Tourism Promotion Council of Idukki runs a variety of thrilling water sports in the lakes of Munnar.
Winter (December-February):- This is the peak season and best time to visit Munnar in all its glory. All, the lush meadows, hillsides, and plantations covered with winter snow makes Munnar an ideal honeymoon destination.
Summer (March-May):- Munnar is a great summer destination for your family as the temperature here remains in between a maximum of 20 to 35-degree Celsius while the rest of the country is burning out. If you want an escape from the summer heat, this is your place.
Air: -The Cochin international airport, which is 110 kilometers away from Munnar, is the nearest airport to reach Munnar. And you can also come by the Madurai airport, which is in a 160-kilometer distance. From, both the airports you can get a cab or private or state bus to get to Munnar.
Train:-The nearest railway station is at Aluva, which is 110 kilometers away from Munnar. You can also get down at Ernakulam Junction, Ernakulam Town, or Madurai Railway stations and get a cab or a private or state bus to Munnar.
Road:- Private or state buses to Munnar is available from most towns in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Or if self-driving to your destination is more your style, you can enjoy an adventurous hill ride.