The rolling hills around Munnar, South India's largest tea-growing region, are carpeted in emerald-green tea plantations, contoured, clipped and sculpted like ornamental hedges. The low mountain scenery is magnificent – you’re often up above the clouds watching veils of mist clinging to the mountaintops. Munnar town itself is a scruffy, traffic-clogged administration centre, not unlike a North Indian hill station, but wander just a few kilometres out of town and you’ll be engulfed in a sea of a thousand shades of green.
Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2,695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking. Let us now explore some of the options in and around Munnar that would provide travellers ample opportunities to enjoy the captivating hill station of Munnar.
One of the most sought-after hill stations in India. Munnar comes to your heart with a celestial touch of god. The distinctly different land of astounding scenery offers you an experience that you would like to keep in your heart forever. Come to Munnar and let the celebration of your life really begin.
Munnar sight-seeing in Cochin direction.
Munnar sight-seeing in Thekkady direction
Lockart Gap View Point is a mystical place where one will forget about oneself. Lockart Gap View Point is at a distance of 13km from Munnar. Lockart Gap View Point gives the view of the Bison Valley and the hills close to Thekkady.
Madupetti/Mattupetty direction Forest rose garden, Munnar
The Mattupetty lake and dam , just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful tourism spot.The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala lake are other attractions in the vicinity.DTPC Idukki provides boating facilities on the Mattupetty Dam.
Munnar sight-seeing in Coimbatore Direction
Marayoor sandal wood forest holds a lot of young sandal wood trees. If you are travelling from Coimbatore to Munnar you can see this just outside the window. You need not waste time by coming to this spot down from Munnar.
Munnar has a lot of waterfalls in store and each and every one is distinct. Nyamakad waterfalls is 10km from Munnar on the way to Rajamalai. It falls from the height of 1600m. Bathing is not allowed in this waterfalls. But trekking could be done. This is a great picnic spot.