Munnar, a certain piece of heaven on Earth, is the perfect destination in southern India to unwind and spend a wonderful holiday amidst the beauty of nature. It is one of the hottest holiday destinations in Southern India, and a major commerce powerhouse in the nation. Besides its mesmerizing natural beauty, the town is also known for producing world-class quality tea and exporting it to the other nations.
The Tamil meaning of Munnar literally means the ‘three rivers’, it is on an account that the town sits and flourishes in the conflux of three mountain river streams, namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Tourism wise, it is a perfect God’s Land to retreat and spend the holiday exploring the enchanting regions and relishing the beauty of these regions. For a nature lover, honeymoon goer, and person in love with sightseeing, the place is straightaway bliss with housing a plethora of places to visit in Munnar.
The postcard picture like lookout spots of the town are the best snaps for a photographer. Even, getting into the town is a heavenly experience to enjoy. There lies several scenic spots on the way to Munnar that are just captivating. To mention the fact, almost every lookout points of the town gives amazing views of the region. The dense virgin forests, lands that are evenly capped by a layer of tea plantations, sparkling water bodies cascading down, snake-like roads passing through the green, and a rich and wide species of flora and fauna, simply complete the town. A long walk or cycling on a bright sunny day across the regions of the town, while the cool breeze caresses your cheeks, is simply an experience to relish.
A couple of world-class sightseeing points in and around the hill town include: Atukkad Waterfalls, Chithirapuram, Pothamedu View Point, Blossom Park, Photo Point, Floriculture Centre, Echo Point, Mattupetti Indo-Swiss Farm, Kundala Lake, Elephant Arrival Spot, Tata Tea Museum, Lakkam Water Falls, Anamudi Peak & Eravikulam National Park, Marayoor, Lakkam Water Falls, Salim Ali (Thattekkad) Bird Sanctuary, Kalvarimount, and Mathikettan National Park. Even the hotels in Munnar are not far behind in offering some of the magnificent views of the region. To simply say, it is a place to unwind; a cool nice place where one can spend some time with himself and his family.
Apart from that, being in the hill town also lets one to spend time in tranquility and in meditation. Away from the noise and chaos of typical city life, Munnar is a place to relax, meditate, practice Yoga, and also picnic. Besides, the hill town also offers a plethora of fun-adventure activities to take pleasure of. Bicycling, boating, hitch hiking, elephant rides, and trekking etc. are a couple of Adeline filled activities popular among the tourists.
Accommodations in the hill town is one thing that is usually satisfactory. The wide range of hotels in the town, ranging from cheap hotels to the luxury 5 Star hotels in Munnar ensure that each traveler to the city gets the best accommodation that suits his needs, pocket, and expectations.