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Introduction

Munnar - breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. Set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea plantations - pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests - aroma of spice scented cool air - yes! Munnar has all these and more. It's the place you would love to visit - it's the place you would wish never to leave- so welcome - log on to munnar.com for all information on Munnar anytime, every time.

Area 557 sq km
Altitude 1600 to 1800 metres above sea level
Temperature Summer-15.0 C-25.0 C Winter-0.2 C-15.0 C
Language English, Malayalam, Tamil
STD Code 0486
Rainfall 275 cm average yearly
Best Time to Visit Throughout the year

Munnar MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :-The nearest airport Kochi - 118 Km
  2. Rail:-The nearest railway station Alwaye - 122 Km
  3. Road:-Munnar is well connected by a developed network of road transport. Regular buses are available to Kochi, kottayam, Madurai an other prominent places around Kerala.

Places to Visit

Anaimudi Peak Echo Point Nyayamakad

Excursion

Pothamedu Kodanadu Kundala Marayoor

Shopping

Munnar is well known for its tea and spices plantations. The best things to shop for in the aromatic city of Munnar are tea, spices and strawberries. There are an umpteenth number of tea plantations making the quality of tea exceptionally high. Tourists can buy various varieties of tea from the numerous tea estates or from various shops in Munnar. There are many varieties of spices and tea available in Munnar. One can get spices packed in small plastic pouches. There is a wide range of aromatic oils available in the markets of Munnar. One can shop for various aromatic oils like eucalyptus oil, citidora and lemon grass. Apart from all these things, one can shop for small handicrafts and other bric-a-brac, which are conveniently available in the roadside shops.

Accommodation

Club Mahindra-Lake View Tea County Hill Station Resort T&U Leisure Hotel Fort Munnar
The Tall Trees Munnar Edassery Eastend Hotel