How to plan your travel to Munnar

By Jitender Sharma - March 18, 2018


Munnar is a hill station in the state of Kerala, India. Munnar is a room to rivers, valley, tea estates or gardens, waterfalls, hills, plants, forests and wildlife. Nature lovers should visit this place at least once in a lifetime. Mattupetty Dam, Kundala Dam Lake, Attukal Waterfall, Blossom Hydel Park, Kollukkumallay, Anamudi Peak and Pothamedu View Point are the most visited places in the town of Munnar. Browse book resorts in Munnar; you will get a list of resorts. You can book resorts in Munnar as per your affordability.

How much time is required to cover the attractions of Munnar?

Munnar has a lot to offer to the tourists who visit from the nook and corner of the world. You need at least 3-4 days to cover all the major attractions in Munnar. Visiting Munnar would be a lifetime experience!

What is the best season for planning a trip to Munnar?

The ideal time to visit Munnar is either from April – May or December – January. These months receive a lot of rush of tourists. These are the peak seasons to visit Munnar due to which the prices of Munnar packages and hotel accommodation in Munnar increase. The monsoon season starts in June and ends in September. During the monsoon months, the rush of visitors is quite less. That is why the prices of Munnar packages and resorts or hotels decrease. Monsoon is the best time to visit if you are planning for honeymoon trip with your loved one as this season is considered as the season of rain, love and romance.

What are the places that one must include in Munnar trip?

Kundala Lake

Kundala Lake nestled amidst the hills. This is one of the scenic lakes in Kerala so do not forget to take your camera while visiting this place. Tourists can enjoy the boat rides here. This lake is located at the distance of 20 km from Munnar.

Anamudi Peak

Anamudi is the highest peak in the Kerala and south India. This highest peak is at the height of 2,695 m (8,842 ft). The hills of Anamudi turn blue once in a year due to the blossoming of the Neelakurinji flowers. Nature lovers can enjoy the sights of wildlife, tea plantation, plants, hills, valley, river and more from the Anamudi Peak.

Blossom Hydel Park

Blossom Hydel Park is an ideal place to visit with the kids. The entry fee for this park is quite nominal. You can enjoy various activities here including boating, cycling, roller skating. You might also get the sight of some unique kind of birds.

Kollukkumallay

Munnar is known for tea estates. Kollukkumallay tea estate dates back to the time of the British. Kollukkumallay tea estate is one of the major attractions in Munnar as this is the highest tea estate in India at 7900 ft. This place can only be accessed by the jeep.

What are the things one should keep in mind while traveling to Munnar?
  • If you are planning a trip to Munnar by car, then try to leave little early in the morning so that you can reach your destination on time. Avoid driving in the night. Check your car thoroughly once before leaving so that you do not face any issue later on. And also keep all your vehicle documents with you. Drive carefully!
  • Always keep some basic medicines with you for the emergency.
  • It is wise to book the hotel stay accommodation beforehand. Sometimes due to the heavy rush of the visitors, it becomes difficult to get a hotel or resort of your choice. Choose your stay accommodation wisely. Ensure yourself that your hotel is in close proximity to the major destinations in Munnar otherwise it would add to your cost and time.
  • There are various resorts in Munnar for a comfortable and convenient stay. You just need to check online to book resorts in Munnar.
  • If traveling in the monsoon season then pack all the warm clothes, jackets, raincoat and umbrella in your luggage. Do not expect a lot of sightseeing in Munnar during monsoon season. Due to rains, it becomes little tough to leave the room or place of stay. You can surely enjoy the view from your room.
  • Be careful of leeches if visiting in monsoon season. Do cover your body properly while leaving the hotel so that leech does not harm you in any way.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes while in Munnar so that you can completely enjoy your trip.
  • During monsoon season, you can book resorts in Munnar at the discounted prices. Due to the season-off, the prices of Munnar tour packages and resorts fall.


Conclusion

Have a wonderful and memorable time in the God’s own country!
Don’t forget to book resorts in Munnar beforehand.


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