Overview Munnar

Munnar set at an altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. It is a beautiful tea town in Idukki district of Kerala easily accessible from Kochi and Coimbatore. The gorgeous hill station is ideally placed in the South Western Ghats of India.Munnar is famous across the world for its organic spices and tea garden. You can collect various spices from here like ginger, cardamom, pepper, cinnamon, coffee, clove, nutmeg etc. Don't miss the homemade chocolates here. Enjoy the white, dark, liqueur filled and chocolates with nuts. Munnar is most popular honeymoon destinations of India.

Places to visit Munnar


  • Pothamedu_Viewpoint
  • Devikulam Hills Waterfalls and Tea Plantation
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Attukal-Waterfalls Trekking
  • Blossom Park
  • Photography at Top Station Munnar
  • Eco Point Walking
  • Tea Museum Munnar
  • kundala Lake Boating
  • Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Munnar Tea gardens

Best time to visit

Best TimeMonth-by-month

March to May: Summer season in Munnar.The weather remains pleasant during summer and temperatures range between 18 to 34°c. Summer in Munnar is a perfect time for local sightseeing and visiting tea gardens. Dec to Feb: Know as winter season in Munnar .This season is the best time to visit Munnar since the weather is pleasant. The minimum temperature during this time of the year is around 10°c and is perfect for holidays.This season is best known as Honeymoon season in Munnar as Many honeymoon couples visit Munnar during these months.

How to reach

Travel Mode by Bus, Train, Car, Flight

By Air : Cochin International Airport located 110 kms away from Munnar is the nearest airport with flights connected to all major Indian cities.One can easily get taxi and bus services from Cochin to Munnar.

By Train : The nearest railway station for Munnar is Aluva, at a distance of 110 kilometres from Munnar. The Ernakulam Railway Station is major junction at a distance of 130 kilometres. From these stations you can get a cab or board the state transport or private buses wherever available.

By Bus : State-run or private buses, running from various towns of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, are the best way to get to Munnar.

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