Munnar is a hill station located in the southwestern region of India in the state of Kerala. It is a popular destination among nature lovers and adventure seekers. Munnar is known for its tea plantations, lush green hills, waterfalls, and wildlife. The cool climate and serene atmosphere make it a perfect getaway for travelers looking to relax and unwind.
The town of Munnar is situated at an altitude of around 1,600 meters above sea level and is surrounded by the Western Ghats. One of the main attractions in Munnar is the tea plantations, which cover vast stretches of land and are a sight to behold. Visitors can take guided tours of the plantations to learn about the tea-making process and taste some of the local tea.
Munnar is also home to several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, including the Eravikulam National Park and the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. These parks are home to several species of animals, including elephants, leopards, and tigers, as well as a variety of bird species.
Other popular attractions in Munnar include the Mattupetty Dam, the Echo Point, and the Top Station. Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in activities like trekking, camping, and rock climbing. Munnar is also a great place for shopping, with plenty of local markets selling handmade crafts, spices, and tea.