About Munnar

Munnar is 1,600 m (5,400 ft) above sea level. It is pronounced "Moon-aar" short for "moonu aar" meaning 3 rivers. Three rivers - Madupetti, Nallathanni and Periavaru which flow through this town, but join some distance away from Munnar.Munnar is famous for its tea plantations, many of them started by the British. The "Kannan Devan" brand of Tea from the Tata is cultivated and processed here.The strobilanthus ("neelakurinji" in Malayalam, the local language), a blue flower which blooms only every 12 years, is found in this region. It bloomed last in December 2006. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, at 2,695 m.Eravikulam national park is one of the main tourist attraction, where you can find the endagered species of Nilgiri Tahr (mountain goat called "varayadu" in Malayalam). A treck to Rajamala ("King of hills" in Malayalam), in the morning is sure to spot a few friendly mountain goats. You can also fond Gaur, Langur, Lion-tailed macaque, and Elephants depending on the season and time of travel.

munnar map - munnar tourism places

Places to visit in munnar

Let us now explore some of the options in and around Munnar that would provide travellers ample opportunities to enjoy the captivating hill station of Munnar.

Munnar to coimbatore direction

  • 1.Tea museum / Eravikulam National Park
  • 2.Lakkam Waterfalls
  • 3.Thalaiyar Tea Plantation
  • 4.Sandalwood Forest
  • 5.Sugarcane factory visit
  • 6.PiusnagarView Point
  • 7.Marayure Dolmans
  • 8.Kanthalure Fruites garden and tree house visit
  • 9.Chinnar Wild life Santuary

Munnar to Top station direction

  • 1.Flower garden
  • 2.Photo point
  • 3.Honeybee tree
  • 4.Elephant safari
  • 5.Botanical garden
  • 6.mattupetty dam
  • 7.echo point
  • 8.kundala lake
  • 9.Top station , kovilure , vattavada vegetable village

Munnar to Kochin Direction

  • 1.Blossom Park
  • 2.Attukad Waterfalls
  • 3.Pothamedu View Point
  • 4.2nd Mile view point
  • 5.Karadipara 360
  • 6.Spice Garden
  • 7.Chenkulam Dam Boating
  • 8.Wondervalley
  • 9.Dream Land
  • 10.Sunset Point
  • 11.4 Hours Jeep Safari

Munnar to Madurai Direction

  • 1.Lockhart Tea factory visit
  • 2.Lockhart Tea plantation
  • 3.Bisonvalley view point
  • 4.Anayirangal Dam
  • 5.Kolukkumlai Tea factory
  • 6.kolukkumalai sunrise point
  • 7.Suryanelli dam boating
  • 8.Anayirangal Dam view

How to reach munnar?

Nearest Airport
  • Cochin International airport
  • Madurai International Airport
Nearest Railway Station
  • Aluva
  • Ernakulam
  • Kottayam
  • Madurain
  • Coimbatore
Distances from Munnar to various cities
  • Cochin - 130 km
  • Madurai - 135 km
  • Aluva - 110 km
  • Alleppey - 180 km
  • Kumarakom - 140 km
  • Thekkady - 106 km
  • Pollachi - 120 km
  • Coimbatore - 160 km
  • Tirunelveli - 255 km

Things to do in munnar

  • Tata General Hospital
  • Matha Hospital
  • Arun Hospital
Emergency numbers
  • Police control room ☎ 100
  • Fire station ☎ 101
  • Ambulance ☎ 103


Wild Life Santuary
Chinnar - Munnar - Thekkady

Kerala, the land of mountains, lakes, rivers and backwaters has numerous national parks and sanctuaries.


Birds Watch
Thattekadu - Pampadumchola - Munnar - Thekkady

The best time for birding in Southern India is from September to April.Watching birds directly connects oneself to the nature.



The highest peak of the Western Ghats is located at Anamudi (2,695 metres) and is good for trekking.


Speed Boating
Mattupetty Dam - Anai Irangal Dam

In Kerala Tourism boating options in the dam are offered by the DTPC (District Tourism Promotion Council). speed boats, row boats, pedal boats and motor boats can be hired.


Resort - Homestay - Tent Camping

Our travels provide campfire in hotels and cottages.Participate in the campfire, at the Hotel / Resort- where you stay.

Elephant Safari
Munnar - Thekkady

Our Travels offers elephant safari through the forest destinations tourist centers.