Munnar tourist locations – it’s the most popular hill station in idukki district of kerala
Munnar, switzerland of kerala. tourist attractions
Munnar is awesome place in idukki district, it is commonly known as the Switzerland of kerala. in locally the name of this place means three rivers, the name is really meaningful because three rivers muthirambuzha, nallathanni and kundala are flowing surrounded to this place. situated 1600 meter above from the sea level. there are very interesting spots to view the beauty of idukki. this town is located along with western ghats. it well known for the tea estate and tea plantations, one of the biggest tea plantations in india. the forests surrounded the place is point of great population of wild animals.
rich with greater number of variety species, flaura and fauna. neelakurinji is a rare flower which blooming every 12 years in this hills. it is rich with rivers so that the number of dams in this area is greater, includes mattuppetty dam, kundala dam etc. mattupetty is the smallest dam in kerala. eravikulam national park is another attraction at moonnar which is rich with shola forests, evergreen forest and rare species also survived here. anamudi peak is another attraction, which is the highest peak in western ghats and also in kerala, this peak wil give an amazing view at the top of this hill.
munnar tea museum is absolutely look like the velvet lawn. it is the core part to planting tea in kerala. pallivasal hydro electric project is the first project in kerala which also situated close to munnar. It located at the national highway 49 kochi to dhanushkodi, moonnar is well connect to other cities also other south indian states. the nearest major railway station at ernakulam about a distance of 140 km. the nearest airport located at kochi which is 110 km away from munnar. november to february is the best time to visit here.