Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1,600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once in every twelve years, will bloom next in 2018. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2,695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking. Let us now explore some of the options in and around Munnar that would provide travellers ample opportunities to enjoy the captivating hill station of Munnar.
Cochin Arrival – Munnar
You are greeted on arrival at the Cochin international airport /railway station and transfer to the hotel/ resort in Munnar. This small town in the Western Ghats which is famous for its picture book towns, mist clad hills, sprawling tea gardens, sanctuaries and above all the climate is one of the most sought after tourist destination in India today. Enroute visit Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Valara waterfalls. By noon check in to the hotel. Afternoon proceed to Rajamalai, part of Eravikulam National Park which is the home for the highly endangered Nilgiri Thar. This place is the home for half of the worlds Nilgiri Thar population. Evening back at the resort to enjoy your cool stay in Munnar.
After breakfast, visit Mattupetty Dam were you can enjoy boating through the reservoir flanked with tea garden on one side and never ending Grass land on the other. Mattupetty is also famous for its Indo-Swiss live stock project. The Echo point, famous for its echo phenomenon is a famous halting point for the tourists, Rose Gardens, Shooting Point and Tea Plantations. Evening Return to the resort and overnight stay.
Munnar – Cochin Departure
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to Cochin Airport / Railway station with ever lasting memories of a holiday you will never forgets.
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