No matter how you look at it, Munnar is blessed with ribbons of streams, lush green valleys, tea plantations, and an amazingly soothing climate. Nestled into the Western Ghats, Munnar is a hill station which acted as a resort town for the British in the 19th Century. The picturesque backdrop has let Munnar become the hub for travellers from all over the world.
Adventure seeking souls can indulge in a huge array of activities and can go trekking through the muddy trails canopied by emerald trees. Furthermore, people who in the hunt for a place to replenish their body could walk into the Ayurvedic Spas to enjoy some soothing treatments. A houseboat ride is a must as you could enjoy the taste of Kerala within a few hours.
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Three mountain streams unite together to create a magically brilliant destination in the God’s Own Country. Munnar, located in the Idukki district is an ideal getaway for people of all ages. Summer is the best time to visit Munnar, as the place appears to be soggy and unfit for exploration during the Monsoon season.
There isn’t a lack of spots to visit in Munnar. The Mattuppetty Lake, and Dam, and Rajamalai National Park offer ample thing to do. Travellers who haven’t been to Kashmir and who wish to do so must visit the Kundala Dam, where you could go on a shikara ride as in Kashmir.
People who wish to delve into the ancient history of Hinduism can go visit Devikulam (The Lake of the Goddess), where Sita (Ramayana) is thought to have spent time according to the legends. Additionally, you could also catch glimpse of elephants, and a wide variety of flora at the place.
Before you bid adieu to Munnar, the fresh air, and soothing atmosphere will pack your memory lane with moments to cherish all throughout your life.
On the first day, we take you to the romantic hill station – Munnar. On the way to Munnar, the Cheeyappara waterfalls, and Valara waterfalls, are among the two sightseeing tours. Once you reach the destination, you check into the hotel to spend the night. Evening sightseeing session includes sauntering through the Munnar market and then driving back to the hotel.
After having breakfast, the sightseeing trip for the day officially begins. Enveloped in a green blanket of tea shrubs, our cab pilot will take you through the beautiful folds of this amazing destination. The main spots to visit include Mattupetty Dam, Eco-point, Kundala Dam, and Blossom Park in the morning session. Whereas, during the afternoon session, time would be spent visiting the Eravikulam National Park which remains closed in the month of February through April, and Tea Museum.
The evening session continues after lunch when you can explore the Market, and drive back to the hotel.
After having breakfast, we drive you to enjoy a heartfelt houseboat ride. Houseboat in the regional language is known as Kettuvallam and is held together by a handful of coir knots. Specially designed, the houseboats feature bedrooms, kitchen, and washrooms. The ride through backwaters lasts from 12:00 pm to 09:00 am. The marvellous views and the skyline adorned with coconut palms offers a day full of memories.
After breakfast, you drive back Cochin, where you explore the main attractions like Jewish Synagogue, Old Spice Market, and Santa Cruz Basilica before heading over to the railway station or airport.