Munnar is located in South India is located in the east of Kerala bordering with the state of Tamilnadu at 1600 Mts above sea level. Sprawling tea plantations, winding lanes, picturisque towns, trekking and holiday facilities make Munnar a unique experience. Munnar has covered by tea estates. The mots speaking languages in Munnar are Malayalam, Tamil, English.
The visitor is greeted with miles and miles of unending tea plantations on entry into Munnar. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji a flower which bathes the hills in blue colour once in twelve years. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India – Anamudi – which towers over 2695 Mts and is an ideal spot for campers who like to do some trekking.
During the British rule in India, Munnar was the summer resort of the Government officials. The natural beauty, calmness and mild cold climate throughout the year make it the favourite tourist place of both; Indians as well as foreigners. There are about 30 tea plantations in and around Munnar. The tea estates, hills, lakes and forests inside Munnar range expose its beauty. The Munnar hills are covered by tea plants, which make the feeling of seeing a wide green carpet.
The alluring bends and curves of Munnar roads will lead you to a wonderful hillstation perched on natural greens.
A hill-top town that received its name from being the converging point of three mountain streams namely Mudra puzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, the history of Munnar vibrates back to the 19th century. During the colonial era, Munnar was the favorite summer resort of British rulers. Infinite expanse of tea estates, nature- fresh valleys and mountains, flora and fauna of exotic nature, scintillating sanctuaries and flourishing forests.. Munnar is famous for its spectacular estate home stays, beautiful resorts, beautiful waterfalls and breathtaking valleys.
An important tourist attraction at Munnar is the Kuthumkal Waterfalls. The scenic waterfalls, falling from spectacular heights and creating a foggy atmosphere is something worth watching out for.