Munnar is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Kerala. The vast expanses of tea plantations, the aroma of fresh cardamom, and the breeze that exhales coffee make the place a haven to explore.
Munnar is also one of the favourite movie shooting locations in India. The hypnotising landscapes and the charming hills make it to the top honeymoon destinations in India.
The charming tea plantations of Munnar!
Photo Courtesy: Jeevan Jose
Let's walk you through the top things to do in Munnar!
Cycling Tours around Munnar
There are several tour operators that organise cycling tours in Munnar. You can ride through the cardamom hills and tea estates enjoying the scenic views of the mesmerising land of Munnar. Choose one of these trails and go for a pleasure ride!
A lovely view of Munnar
Photo Courtesy: Bimal K C
Trekking in Munnar
There are several trekking trails in Munnar, from the easy ones to the difficult trails. These trails include Chokramudi, Chummar, , Kannan Devan Hills, Chithirapuram, Lakshmi Hill Trek and Meesapulimala.
Camping in Munnar
There are a few camping sites in and around Munnar. These amazing camping spots are Suryanelli, Shantapara, Chaturangapara and Munnar tea estates. Top Station is also a great place for camping, and to enjoy camp fire.
Camping at Munnar
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Night Safari at Munnar
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is a lovely place to experience night safari at Munnar. Explore the region watching the wild animals so close as you pass by. Live the adventure you have always dreamt!
Sightseeing in Munnar
Apart from the adventure activities, Munnar also offers some great sightseeing locations for you to venture out. These are Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Mattupetty Dam, Kundala Dam Lake, Eravikulam National Park, Rose Garden and Lakkam Waterfalls among the rest.
Tea estates of Munnar
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When to Visit Munnar
As Munnar enjoys a pleasant weather, the place can be visited throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Munnar is in winter which is from December to February. This time is ideal for trekking and other adventures, and also ideal for honeymooners. From March, the summer starts and this is when the beauty of the tea estates is at its peak. The monsoon starts from June. Visit Munnar in June if you're a pluviophile!
A cloudy day at Munnar
Photo Courtesy: Hrishikesh K B
Hotes & Resorts in Munnar
There are many stay options in Munnar that you can choose based on your budget and requirements. Some of the hotels include Grand Plaza Munnar, KTDC Tea County, Great Escapes Resort and Bellmount Resorts.
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