This is a beautiful hill station engulfed with never ending tea plantations; situated 133 km from Cochin at an altitude of 1800 meters above see level. The hill station on the Western Ghats of Kerala has lakes, reservoirs, forests and tea estates within its vicinity.
The hill stations stands serene and picturesque at the confluence of three rivers of Kerala – Muthirappuzh, Nallathanni and Kundala, and hence the name “Munnar”. The literal meaning of ‘Munnar’ in local language is “three rivers”. The three rivers are in fact the three mountain streams.
A paradise for
a nature enthusiast, the hill station
is a major hub of entire Kerala’s
tea industry. The hill station also
flaunts the highest peak of South
India, called Anamundi, which is around
2695 meters high. Remarkably, Munnar
has also been a favourite amongst
Europeaon settlers for ages. The area
receives a very heavy rain fall during
June to September, which in turn renders
life at stray and inconvenient.
So it is suggested to visit
the place anytime throughout
the year barring the monsoons
season, i.e. between June to
Places of Interest :
Mattupetty, Devikulam, Pallivasal,
Marayoor, Eravikulam, Chithirpuram,
Anayirangal,Attukal, Echo Point,
Rajamala, Kundala, powerhouse
Waterfalls, Malankara Reservoir.