Munnar is located in the Idukki district of Kerala. Situated more than 5000 feet above mean sea level, this hill station used to be British Government in South India’s summer resort. Expansive tea plantations, picture-book towns, snaky lanes and vacation facilities make Munnar an admired resort town. The most anticipated event while visiting Munnar is the blooming of Neelakurinji Flowers. These flowers bloom once in every 12 years, and next blooming is in 2018. Way to go, right? munnar tour package, munnar sightseeing with best offers provided by southindianholiday.com by munnar tour package, munnar sightseeing
That said; let’s now explore some more traveling and sightseeing locations in and around Munnar Trip to enjoy. Save this list and plan a breath taking vacation next time.
Forest Rose Garden
Rose Gardens spread over a vast area of two acres of land amidst cardamom plantations. Cradled in serene and soothing, Rose Gardens are surrounded by magnificent hills, beautiful valleys, rivers and gushing waterfalls. The whole area oozes with fragrances of agricultural spices and crops like vanilla and cardamom. This region is also blessed with fruit trees like Litchi, Strawberry, Amla and Rumbutan.
Built almost a century ago, the Rose Garden boasts of old style fine stones, tiled roof and wooden ceiling. The good old verandas built in the classics, English style overlooks the lush green indigenous forest.
Located 3kms from Munnar on the way to Mattupetty, the Photo Point is a location where dense tea plantations, forests and small rivulets come together to form a picturesque landscape. Nature lovers and leisure travelers love ride, drive and take a pit stop here and enjoy the rolling hills and the panoramic view of this point and enjoy the munnar tour package. As the name suggests, it is the most pictorial places situated near Munnar.
Photo point is also branded as “Shooting Point” because, as the name suggests, the perfect picturesque splendor created by beautiful silver oak trees and vast green tea plantations. This place is an ultimate mark for budding as well as skilled photographers. Munnar Tour Package is a excitment tour package
The heavy rainfall area adds an impressive charm to the Photo Point. Visitors can also buy tea, coffee, cardamom, cloves, pepper and other spices here. Cocoa aficionados will surely enjoy the homemade chocolates that are sold near the Photo Point. The scenic beauty and such shops have made the Photo Point an ideal spot for picnics.
At a distance of about 13kms from Munnar Town, there is another interesting tourist place named Mattupetty. Situated at an altitude of 5500 feet above mean sea level, Mattupetty is well-known for its storage stonework dam and the beautiful lagoon, which offers delightful boating rides to the visitors while admiring beautiful hills and remarkable landscape. Mattupetty’s eminence is also credited to the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project run dairy farm, where visitors get to see many high yielding cow breeds.
The exceptional attraction of this high range encouraged a lot of filmmakers to shoot films and songs here. Many filmmakers from all over the country consider Munnar as an optimum place to portrait the charismatic and picturesque nature. Munnar Sightseeing places
Drive for about half an hour from Munnar, at a distance of about 6kms after crossing Mattupetty, and you’ll see this amazing place called Eco Point. The masonry dam at Mattupetty and the lake, here are the same reservoirs, and thus share similar views. munnar tour package, munnar sightseeing
Being the Top Station, the drive among the scenic beauty and curvy roads from Mattuppetty to the Eco Point is a marvelous and breathtaking experience. munnar tour package, munnar sightseeing
You may also spot some elephants that reach the lake to quench their thirst. The chances of spotting elephants are slim, but can’t be totally ruled out. munnar tour package, munnar sightseeing
Apart from enjoying the scenery and honing photography skills, you can also enjoy boating at Eco Point. You can also buy small souvenirs from the makeshift stalls around the Eco Point through your Munnar Tour Package.munnar tour package, munnar sightseeing
On the way to Top Station, about 20 km from Munnar, you’ll reach a picturesque place named Kundala. It is at an elevation of 5500 feet above sea level. You get to witness cherry blossoms twice in a year in Kundala. This is the place where the famous natural phenomenon of Neelakurunji bloom occurs. As we mentioned earlier, these flowers bloom once in twelve years and make the whole valley around Kundala Lake even more beautiful than it usually is.munnar tour package, munnar sightseeing
Eravikulam National Park
Among the foremost attractions in the vicinity of Munnar Tour is the Eravikulam National Park. This sanctuary is renowned for its endangered occupier – the Nilgiri Tahr. Spread across a vast area of 97 square kilometers, this park is also housed various genus of rare animals, birds and butterflies. This park is also a great place for trekkers and nature seekers, thanks to roads blanketed by mist and astounding views of tea plantations. Once again, we would like to mention the coveted Neelakurunji Flowers; this park gets covered in the blue carpet of the blooming beauties. At the same time, a hoard of visitors comes here to witness the once in 12 year’s beauties. Once in a blue moon? Oh yeah!