Located amidst the three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala at height of 1600m above sea level, Munnar is an idyllic tourist destination in Kerala. It is famous for its sprawling tea plantations, scenic beauty and for a perfect combination of peace and tranquility. While there are several things to do in Munnar and several things to experience, we list down some of the places you must visit when you are in Munnar.
There are certainly some picturesque places to visit in Munnar. We list down some of the most beautiful and interesting places!
- Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park is one of the most beautiful places that you can visit in Munnar. The endangered species- The Nilgiri Thar is a tourist attraction over here. Many rare species of butterflies, animal and birds are found in this park. The park is a heaven not only for nature lovers but also for trekkers who embark on never ending journeys to visit new places. The splendid tea plantation and the magnificent view of mountain covered by a blanket of mist is a perfect example of scenic beauty.
- Anaimudi Peak
A challenging destination for trekkers, the Anaimudi Peak is located inside the Eravikulam National Park. At a staggering height of 2700m Anaimudi is the highest peak in South India. A proper authority letter from the officials is required to conduct treks on the peak.
If you want to experience the beauty of the mountains covered by mists, Mattupetty is a perfect destination for you. Known for its Dam, it is 13 km away from Munnar located a height of 1700m above sea level. To embrace the beautiful view of the surrounding mountain all you need to do is a book a boat ride and get lost in the magnificent landscape.
- Chinnakanal & Anayirangal
Famous for its waterfall, Chinnakanal is a village located near the town of Munnar. The spot overlooks the massive Western Ghats and is a scenic beauty. 2000m above sea level it is popularly known as Power House Waterfalls. Just 7 km away from Chinnakanal you can experience the magic of lush green tea plantation when you visit Anayirangal. A stroll amidst these plantations is a thing to brag about.
The highest point on Munnar-Kodaikanal Route, Top Station is 32 km away from Munnar located at a height of 1700 m above sea level. You can literally touch the cloud which comes floating towards you from the bottom. It offers you a magical view of Neelakurinji flower blooming. Apart from this you are treated to a beautiful panoramic view of its neighboring state.
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