Reason Why People Love Munnar

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Munnar is one of the most popular hill stations in South India. This picturesque hill station attracts nature lovers from both far and near. Apart from its natural beauty, the place is also the centre of State’s tea growing district ie; Idukki, perfectly termed as High Range. The views of tea-covered hills are stunning, that enhances the long and strenuous journey on the highway roads up to the hill station. Here you can find here some of the main reasons of Munnar becoming so popular.

The main attraction here is the Tea Museum at Kannan Devan Hills Plantation and Tea Processing Units. It is an intuitional experience of visiting the Tea Museum. The Museum helps the travellers to trace back the evolution of tea industry here from the 1880s. And from the nearby tea processing unit, you can get a detailed intro of the stages of tea manufacture and the complexities of tea tasting.

In this hill station, you can see a Church, a temple and a mosque located on three hillocks, all within a walkable distance, symbolizing the secular culture of the place.

The eye-catching waterfalls like Cheeyapara Falls, Athukad Falls, Valvara Falls, Lakkam Waterfalls, Attukal Waterfalls, Nyayamakad Falls, Chinnakkal Waterfalls, etc are located here. These are all famous picnic spots of the State. Most of them are excellent trekking sites.

The nearby tourist attractions of the hill station are Mattupetty Dam and Sethu Parvathi Puram Dam, where you can take a thrilling cruise holiday along with enjoying the scenic views of the lush green surroundings. You can choose from paddle boats or speed boats.

You can also wander at the Wildlife Sanctuaries in and around the hill station such as Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary, Eravikulam National Park, Kurinjimala Sanctuary, Pampadum Shola National park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.

If you are an adventure enthusiast, then can try paragliding here. The place also offers good trekking trails such as Anamudi Peak, Rajamalai Hills and Devikulam.

Top Station is another must visit tourist destination in the Kannan Devan Hills. The spot is part of Theni district of Tamil Nadu located at 35 kms from the hill station. This area is popular for the rare Neelakurinji flowers that blooms only once in 12 years. The interesting site here is the ruins of the old ropeway that linked the foothills to the tea estates. From the Top Station, you can enjoy the astonishing view of the surrounding landscapes.

You can find here shops selling fresh, keeping perfect standards and best quality tea, strawberries and spices. There are many small eateries here selling tasty snacks such as vadas, bondas and bhajis. You should not miss fish bhaji with tea. The main special dishes served with meals are sea foods, especially spicy Kerala style fish curry which is the best.

There are many plantation stays wrapped in the beauty of mist and clouds promising alluring stay experience for its visitors. These stays will surely take you back to the colonial era.  You can also find many holiday homes of all ranges, ie; from budget to 5 star resorts.

In short, the exact reasons why people love Munnar most, as their holiday destination is its natural beauty, perfect ambiance, pleasant climate and also the best trails of adventure the place offers. 

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