Kerala is known as God’s own country, and Munnar is just like the crown of the of this state. This place has picture perfect landscape , surrounded by lots of tea gardens , such a gorgeous hill station. Munnar is in Idukki district of Kerala. While going by a car , the winding highway will open new panoramic view with every turn.Through the misty environment our car is making its way.
Temperature started to fall rapidly, it was getting chilled and we were enjoying our arrival at once.
We started our journey from Ernakulam to Munnar, via Aluva, Kothamangalam, Adimali. From Adimali, there are two routes to Munnar – one via Kallar and another one via Anachal.
Munnar is a small town located in the lap of Western Ghat range of Mountain and is around 1,600 meters (5,200 ft) above sea level.
Eravikulam National Park is one of the most attraction of munnar. This park is famous for its endangered inhabitant – the Nilgiri Tahr , from here you can have a magnificent view of tea plantation and also the rolling hills caressed by blankets of mists. The park is becoming popular day by day and the best time to visit is when the hill slopes here get covered in a carpet of blue, resulting from the flowering of Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this part of the Western Ghats which blooms once in twelve years.
Another most popular place is top station it is 32 kms away from Munnar. It is the highest point on the Munnar-Kodaikanal road around 1700m from sea level.
It offers panoramic view of neighbouring state Tamil nadu. It is one of the spot in Munnar where you can see Neelakurinji flower blooming on the slop of this picturesque landscape.
Avoid scorching heat of South India ,enjoy the natural ascent with misty and chilly weather opt for Munnar during summer holidays.