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When one thinks of Kerala, one cannot help but think of the beautiful backwaters and golden sandy beaches. But there is also a beautiful hill resort in kerala, which is known for its tea gardens and scenic beauty. This hill station is Munnar, which derives its name from Tamil, meaning three rivers is ideal for a peaceful holiday or vacation.

Munnar lies at an altitude of 1,520 meter in the Eastern parts of Kerala. The three rivers namely Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala meet at this very pace, thus giving it the name "three rivers" in Tamil.

Munnar-Sites to VisitMunnar
The hill station has beautiful tea gardens and lush greenery all around. A tour package to Munnar always includes a tour of the tea gardens that are not at all hard to fins in the hill station. Here you even learn more about your favorite drink. There are special guided tours which take you to the gardens and the factories so you can yourself see the whole process that goes into making the finished product and that perfect cup of tea.

Another must-see at Munnar is the Christ church. It was built even before the independence and is a major landmark of Munnar. You can also visit the High range Club. It is an old club built during the time of raj and still retains its old colonial style. The club has a gentleman's bar, library and other rooms besides a 9-hole golf course and the river around the course is good for fishing, though one has to seek permission before heading to a store to buy bait.munnar-garden

Munnar-Sites Nearby
About 15kms from Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. It has elephants, mountain goats, tigers and gaurs besides many other animals. You can also take a tour to Mattupetty, which is 13 kms from Munnar and at an attitude of 1,700 meters. It is popular because of the indo-swiss livestock project (a special dairy farm). The lake Mattupetty is just a little far away from the farm and also worth a closer look. There are also other place you can visit while on a tour to Munnar for instance, the power House Waterfalls, this cascading waterfall is about 18kms from Munnar and is on the way to Thekkady. Top Station, which is not only famous for Neelkurinji plant that blooms once every twelve years, but is also a great vantage point to see the beautiful areas of Tamil Nadu. Another great place is Devikulam, which is 15kms from Munnar. There you can visit the Sita Devi lake, where people go for picnics. One can also fish in the lake and enjoy a nice stroll around the lake.Munnar Hillstations

There are lots of things particularly handicrafts available in Munnar that you can take home as gifts for your family. Munnar also sells great spices and fragrant tealeaves.

Munnar-Adventure Sports
You can enjoy paragliding in Munnar among many other outdoor activities. If you wish to enjoy a relaxing time, you can go fishing on Devikulam lake or go for bicycle-rides. Not only is it great for health but also a great way to explore the beautiful places in Munnar.

Munnar-How to Reach
The nearest airport to Munnar is at Ernakulam, Kochi, which is about 130 kms away.
The nearest Railhead is also at Kochi. There are numerous trains that connect Kochi with other important cities.
One can also get to Munnar by road. From kottayam it is 147 kms, 110 kms from Thekkady, 160 kms from Madurai and 158kms from Thrissur.
Local transportation is no problem in Munnar either. You can hire cabs, take autos or travel in buses. Hired cycles are also quite popular with tourists.

Munnar-Best time to visit
Munnar can be visited at any time of the year. Even in summers the weather here is quite pleasant so one needs to carry light woolens just in case the weather gets a little cold. In the winters, it gets quite cold and the temperature dips as low as 5 degree Celsius. Yet Munnar is a great place for holidays regardless of the weather. munnar-garden

Munnar-Where to stay
There are lots of hotels and good lodges in Munnar that have all the comforts you would want to have while you are on your holiday. Food is no problem either. There are many eateries and restaurants that serve Continental, Chinese and South Indian cuisine.

Hill Resorts India offers online booking for Hotels and holiday packages to this great hill resort. If you wish to spend your next holidays in a hill station that has picturesque surroundings and lots of good tourist places then come to Munnar. Simply make Hill Resorts India your travel partner and avail of its various travel services to enjoy a great holiday in Munnar.

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