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Munnar is one of the most popular hill-resort towns in Kerala and in southern India. Munnar is located on the Western Ghats, situated in the Idukki district. The name Munnar is believed to be derived from the Malayalam/Tamil words Munu (three) and aaru (river), referring to the town's strategic location at the confluence of the Muthirappuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers. The Munnar panchayat in the Devikulam block is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district having an area measuring nearly 557 km²KERALA TOURS AND TRAVELS COCHIN MUNNAR TOUR PACKAGE
Munnar is well known for its milky waterfalls, tea and spices plantations, lakes and Dams. Getting there is half-the-Fun when one cannot describe the loveliness of this beautiful hill plantations in plain words. Walk through the tea gardens and spend your vacation in tidy and fresh surroundings with fine weather and natural beauty. Munnar is especially known for the Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years in Rajamala turning it into hill of blue flowers. Besides natures charm, Munnar is an ideal destination for active sports including trekking, boating ,horse riding ,elephant riding , fishing and paragliding. Situated in 1700 metres above sea level, Munnar is an old British Tea plantation town blending with beautiful tea valley. Aromatic tea gardens, lush green forests and misty mountain peaks blend harmoniously in Munnar to create a blissful atmosphere that is hard to describe. Munnar, Kerala’s most picturesque hill station nestles among the Western Ghats just 120 Kms from Cochin.
'Devikulam' literally means 'the lake of the goddess'. Irresistibly green slopes touching the sky, a lovely and a little lake hidden within the rolling hills-a perfect picture of fairy- tale enchantment. This idyllic hill stations with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is a rare experience. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings is a good picnic spot. The lake is also ideal for trout fishing..
It is a scenic spot offering majestic views of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The undulating hills, the lush mountain and the incredible scenery here is ideal for trekking and extensive mountain walks.The rolling hills, the lush mountain and the breathtaking scenary here are ideal for trekking and long mountain walks.
This is the natural habitat of the Nilgiri tahr. Half the world population of the rare mountain goat (Hemitragas bylocres) which is fast becoming extinct, is now found here. The Nilgiri tahrs are today redused to small herds found in the Eravikulam-Rajamala region. The total number of Nilgiri tahrs in Rajamala is estimated at 1317.
This is the only place in Kerala that has natural growth of sandal wood trees. The sandal wood factory of the forest department, the caves (Muniyaras) with murals and relics from the new stone age civilization and the children's park spread across a hectare of land under the canopy of a single Banyan tree are of great interest to tourist's. Thoovanam waterfalls and Rajiv Gandhi National Park are also near by.
Situated on the Tamilnadu Boarder, The Chinnar wild life sanctuary is spread across 90.44 Sq.km. -The Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the Western Ghats. With an area of 90 sq. km, it is a unique thorny scrub forest. The undulating terrain with rocky patches increases the scenic splendour of the sanctuary.