Munnar is a hill station having waterfalls and azure lakes situated in the western ghats of Kerala. It is 6000 feet above the sea level. It is also famous as ‘Moon-aar’ which means the convergence point of three different mountains streams in the mountains – Kundala, Mudrapuzha, and Nullathanni. | Munnar Hill Station, Kerala – Doorway to Heaven |
This place redefines nature like never before. It is great in cultural and historical insight and is rich in its own biodiversity. It’s natural beauty and gesture of people shows Kerala’s idyllic life.
The city center is crowded and accommodation is very cheap. It is amazing to see the water in the lake which is tranquil, so the reflections are very clear to view. The monsoon clouds on the hills and mountain mists refresh the mind and soul with its magical beauty.
Munnar is also famous for its wildlife paradise. Its landscape is completely full of species, rubber and coffee plantations. Tea and spice gardens are very common to see here. The beauty of its hill station attracts a large number of travelers to visit here and spend some good time in the lap of nature.
Attractions of the beautiful Munnar Hill Station
‘Moon-aar: Trip to Heaven’s Garden’
Devikulam is the green and serene landscape having the tea gardens surrounding the place. The shape of garden signifies the shape of a fish-eye. The natural beauty is covered by clouds with a cool climate and the melodies of the migratory birds are very sweet to hear and enjoy the beauty of magic of nature.
Wayanad is in the northern part of Kerala. The slopping plains are having spice plantations of cardamom, black pepper. And the fragrance of nature is very pleasant.
Kundala Lake is the en-route top station at Munnar. It is an artificial reservoir. During passage through the roads to reach the Kundala Lake, you can see the vast and beautiful spice gardens and its lush greenery. Boat riding is one good activity to do at Kundala Lake.
Tea Gardens – Tea Country
The landscape is covered with slopes of tea gardens spreading its lush greenery. World’s highest tea garden – Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is also located in Munnar. The fragrance of aroma of the tea is just extraordinary.
Mattupetty Dam is situated in a beautiful serene town. The main purpose of this dam is to implement the storage of water for different hydro-electric projects. Gesture and scenic view of nature are very beautiful to see. Varieties of handmade chocolates, dry fruits, and species shops are available to have some good yummy taste in your mouth. And Kerala’s food is great as always.
Shikara Ride is famous backwater rides through the backwaters of Kundala Lake and Vembanad Lake and finally back to the destination. It is very pleasant to have a luxurious and relaxing stay in the backwaters of God’s own Country ‘Kerala’.
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