Here are the top 10 things that you shouldn’t miss in a trip Munnar..
Stroll past the sprawling tea gardens.
The tea gardens of Munnar make it a haven of tranquillity. The view of green tea estates spread across a vast region till the horizon of your eyesight gives freshness to your body as well as soul. Well dressed tea gardens cover both sdes of the way to Munnar.
Admire the splashing water streams
There are a number of majestic waterfalls that are surrounded by beautiful mountains of Western Ghats in and around Munnar. Attukkad waterfalls, cheeyappara waterfalls are few among them.
Meet Nilgiri Tahr
Nilgiri Tahr(locally called as varayadu) is found in Eravikulam National Park which is at a distance of 15 Km from Munnar. They are friendly, docile and naturally tamed. The visitors can spend time with them, see them on close quarters, pat them and also pose for photos with them.
Echo point is one of the most popular sought after destination in Munnar. The place is famous for its picturesque view and also the phenomenon of echo that can be experienced there.
Go trout fishing amidst the nature
A pleasant hill station replete with soothing greenery, Devikulam, quit close to munnar has many tea gardens. Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and panoramic surroundings is a good picnic spot where trout anglers may dip their fishing rods in its shimmering waters.
Taste the best tea of South India
At munnar you can visit the century-old tea factories where you can taste and pick up the finest tea in the country. Factory outlets provide you with fresh tea products. Of most interest is the Tata Tea Museum where you can witness tea-processing.
Touch the clouds
Munnar is surrounded by rolling hills which are part of Western Ghats. You can see clouds at a hand distance away at places like Top Station, Meesapulimala, and Kolukkumalai.
Enjoy adventure in the lap of nature
Choose from an array of adventure sports that range from rock climbing, rappelling to paragliding and even cycling. Due to its natural beauty, Munnar is even more exciting for such activities.Camping at hill tops, climbing rolling hills, trekking through jungles make your trip a never forgettable experience.
Click a photo with the nature
Munnar is such a wonderful place which makes it difficult to absorb its beauty in a single canvas. There are many picturesque spots exclusively meant for photography where local photographers are present. One such place near the Mattupetty Dam is surrounded with woods and has a small stream that make for a picture perfect location.
Indulge in boating
Boating facility is available in Mattupetty dam where the nature lovers can travel around the lake through the serene waters of Munnar. While on boat you can see elephants drinking water from the streams in close vicinity. Speed boats as well as pedal boats are available.