Munnar Best hill station in Kerala

Munnar Best Hill Station

Munnar is one of the Best Hill Station in India. Munnar is situated in the Idukki district of Kerala. Thousands of international as well as domestic travelers visit here every year. Munnar is famous for its climate, wildlife, tea estate and scenic beauty. trekkers love this place.

Munnar got its name from three rivers flowing there. In the local language Malayalam “ Munn” means Three and “ar” means river. The above-mentioned rivers are Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundaly. Munnar is located at 1600 – 1800 meters above from sea level. This place is surrounded by dense forest, grassy hills, springs, tea estates and peculiar types of Flora and Fauna.

Munnar Best  Hill Station

Munnar Best  Hill Station

Attractions

Rajmala

Rajamala is a part of the Eravikulam national park. Rajamala is known as the natural habitat for “Nilgiri Thar”. “Nilgiri Thar” is a special type of wild goat who can climb the rock even through the narrow rocks. They are extinction creatures from earth. So the government has taken steps to conserve them in this national park. We can see these goats in this are in singles or in groups. Permission is needed to enter the park from Kerala forest department.

Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty dam is a place where you can find boating facilities. There is a dairy farm working under an Indo-Swiss project.

 

Echo Point.

Echo point is a particular spot where you can speak or call only to hear your own words through echo. It is a natural phenomenon in this are.

Kundala Dam.

Kundala dam is another attraction here. We can reach the Kundala dam through the dense forests. You can walk also through the dam site to get an attractive view of the reservoir.

Meesapulimala

Meesapulimala is popular for trekking. It is a peak where you need to trek for three kilometers to reach. Meesapulimala got its name as eight hills scattered in the shape of “ Moustache of Tiger “. It has an elevation of 2640 meters above sea level. But the scene of sunrise at this point is so beautiful that it will make travelers come here again and again.

 

Tata tea  museum and tea estate

We can also visit  Tata tea museum and tea estate with this trip. tea plantation gives an excellent and enchanting beauty which are spread over the wavy hills of Munnar.

 

Pallivasal

Pallivasal is the first hydroelectric project of the Kerala state.

Attukal waterfalls

Attukal is popular for where you find the charming beauty of nature.

 

Hospitality services

You can find excellent resorts and homestays here. Tourists  promoting agencies provide suitable tour packages   along with adventurous trekking, boating and also get a chance to see the rare wild animals

Munnar Best hill station

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Also, read

Athirappally Waterfalls

Wikipedia

Thenmala Attractions

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