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Munnar in Monsoons, India

Fondly known as “Tea Country”, Munnar is an ideal destination for a monsoon getaway. Munnar is one the most popular honeymoon destination in India, situated at an altitude of 4,921 ft, is abundant with vast green mountains. It is an ideal place to visit during rains as the hill-station comes alive with vibrant flowers, gushing waterfalls and the aroma of spices and tea in the misty air.Located in Idduki district of Kerala, Munnar hill-town is located near the confluence of three rivers: Madhurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly. Munnar is famous for the Ernakulam National Park- a wildlife sanctuary for the NilgiriTahr. You will find beautiful flowers with shades of reds, purples, yellow and pink during the rains. The stronbilanthus, a blue flower which blooms once in every 12 years, is found in the gardens near Munnar.

Monsoon Weekend Holidays in Munnar

Where to Stay in Munnar

Club Mahindra Munnar resort has 120+ spacious and well equipped rooms. Rooms face the sprawling tea gardens and misty hills. You can indulge in invigorating indoor activities- arts and crafts room, dance classes&computer games while it is pouring outside.

Things to do while in Munnar

Munnar was developed significantly during the British colonial days.There are places with absolutely breathtaking scenery with a combination of valleys, streams, cliffs, exotic wildlife and thriving tea plantations. The place is often visited by adventure enthusiasts, honeymoon couples, families and nature lovers. Taking a tour in any tea plantation must top the list of your itinerary. You can hire a bicycle and explore the unexplored trekking routes around Munnar. Taste the local delicacies like Puttu and Appam. Do try the “Passion Fruit”, famous for its sweet taste and it is available only in Kerala.

Drive to Munnar

From Cochin, the drive to Munnar lasts for 130 km winding along ghats and breathtaking view of the valleys. . During monsoons, you will find many virgin waterfalls on this hill-route. The road to Munnar passes through a beautiful forest too.

Munnar Travel Summary

Munnar, a quaint hill station in Kerala is famous for its picturesque lake, splendid tea gardens, forest safaris and far-stretching spice farms. The glory of this hill-station increases ten-fold during the monsoon. There are verdant tea plantations, gushing waterfalls and rich flora and fauna which provide a delightful experience to any visitor. In Munnar, you will also find many rare species of insects and flowers. With nature in her best-unadulterated form, rains in Munnar are certainly not to be missed.

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