Munnar is often called the Kashmir of Southern India, filled with the most beautiful valleys, waterfalls, rare species of animals and plants, and several thick forests. It is located in the Kannan Devan Hills of the Western Ghats at the height of 5,200 ft above sea level. Munnar tour packages provide you the opportunity to spend time exploring this stunning hill station.
Popular for tea estates, Munnar is a must-go destination for nature lovers. The splendid hill town welcomes almost every kind of traveler with its stunning landscape and variety of activities. Munnar tour packages by Holidays DNA can also be customized to match your needs and interests.
From the mystic tea gardens to sightseeing around the hill station, Munnar promises an unforgettable experience. It is an ideal place for trekking along scenic valleys, hills, and forests. You can also explore the hill station by cycling. Munnar tour packages can also be personalized to meet your needs according to the time and budget availability.
Why do Indians Love Munnar for Vacation?
Munnar is loved as a vacation destination for its exotic scenery and natural charm. The landscape offers magical scenery for nature enthusiasts. You can also explore the culture and history of the place. The lush green tea estates, winding roads, breathtaking valleys, and misty mountains make Munnar a paradise for tourists.
Adventure seekers love the place for its wide variety of trekking trails, rock climbing, rappelling, paragliding, and more. Nature lovers can enjoy the stunning landscapes while taking in the picturesque views of rolling hills covered with tea plantations and dense forests.
For those who want to relax and unwind away from their busy lives, there are plenty of resorts in Munnar offering spa treatments and massage therapies that help rejuvenate the body and mind. It is also a perfect place for wildlife lovers as it hosts some of the densest and beautiful wildlife sanctuaries. You can also enjoy the culinary delight of Malabar cuisine.
Munnar is a serene hill station in the Western Ghats of Kerala. It is known for its picturesque views and exquisite tea estates. Located at an altitude of 6000 feet above sea level, Munnar offers visitors breathtaking views of the misty hills, lush green valleys, and exotic wildlife.
With Munnar tour packages, you can explore some amazing tourist attractions, including Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi Peak, Mattupetty Dam, and Pothamedu Viewpoint. Also, there are numerous activities like trekking, mountain biking and boating that make your holiday memorable.
Apart from the natural wonders, Munnar also offers a range of activities for visitors that include shopping, exploring local handicrafts, visiting tea factories, and indulging in delicious cuisine. With so much to offer, our Munnar Tour Packages are one of the most sought-after among tourists.
Why Book with us?
Munnar tour packages by Holidays DNA are designed by our team of experts. They have put together a range of packages for Munnar tours to suit your budget, time, and interests. We offer the list of the best accommodations and sightseeing attractions in Munnar.
We also provide customized Munnar tour packages for all budgets and preferences, making sure your experience is unique and enjoyable. So whether you are looking for a fun vacation, a romantic getaway, or a family trip, we have something to suit everyone.
Our Munnar tour packages also include quality services along with reliable support so you can enjoy hassle-free vacations. We provide details of local cab vendors so that you can explore the hill station, enjoy shopping, and get easy access to other leisure activities.
Resort and Hotels options with our Munnar Tour Packages
Munnar has various accommodation options ranging from mid-range to luxury hotels and even pocket-friendly stays. Most of the serene accommodation locations are at Chinnakanal, Pallivasal & Chithirapuram.
Chinnakanal has some of the best panoramic views of the tea plantations. Chinnakanal area has a beautiful view of the Annaerangal lake and tea plantations. The hotels along the Kallar Mangulam road have views of cardamom and coffee plantations. You can also pick homestays in the middle of tea plantations or opt for tree houses.
Popular Sightseeing Places in Munnar
1. Atukkad Waterfalls
Atukkad Waterfall is a beautiful waterfall situated in Munnar. The route to reach the waterfall is peaceful as it is surrounded by hills and blooming seasonal flowers. You can reach the waterfalls through a narrow wooden bridge. You can enjoy the mesmerizing panoramic view of this beautiful waterfall, take pictures, have picnics, or just relax among nature’s beauty.
2. Rose Garden
Rose Garden is located 2 km away from the Munnar city center. It is a well-maintained garden that has several flowers in addition to roses. It also houses fresh garden vegetables, seasonal tropical fruits, and natural honey, along with farm-grown coffee and tea. The garden is well known for its eco-friendly homestay where you can live amidst nature. You can take a stroll through the garden and enjoy its peaceful atmosphere.
3. KDHP Museum
KDHP Museum, also known as Tata Tea Museum, is an industry and history museum located in Munnar. You can see various stages of tea processing and learn about the production of Kerala black tea variants. It also has classic bungalow furniture and office equipment from the Colonial era. You can also participate in tea tasting and buy different varieties of tea.
4. Top Station
Top Station is located in the Kundala Valley. It got its name from its being the upper terminus of the Kottagudi Aerial Ropeway. It is the historic transshipment location for Kannan Devan tea to be delivered by railway and then further by ropeway to Kottagudi.
It is famous for its breathtaking views of the rare Neelakurinji flowers. You can enjoy spectacular views of nearby Anamudi Peak, go for a nature walk, and have a picnic with your loved ones.
5. Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park is the first and most vibrant national park located along the Western Ghats in Kerala. The highest peak in South India, called Anamudi which is at the height of 2695 meters, is located inside this park.
The park consists of the largest surviving population of Nilgiri tahr which is estimated at 750 individuals. It is surrounded by the dense Pooyamkutty and Idamalayar forests and has many perennial streams crisscrossing the park.
Activities and things to do in Munnar
Munnar is a picturesque hill station in South India known for its variety of activities to enjoy. You can camp at Top Station, which provides a birds-eye view of the Western Ghats and the valley of Theni. The trek along the Blossom Park Dark Forest will be a thrilling experience to explore. You can also enjoy a tour of tea plantations while on the trek.
The Blossom International Park houses many rare flowers that you can admire. You can also go mountain biking in the Western Ghats to get some adventure.
The local people of Munnar use natural raw materials to make dye which is then used to make ethnic printed designs. You can buy clothes like sarees, shawls, dress materials, and scarves made by local artisans. The designs are created using heritage crafts like batik, tie and dye, shibori, mordant painting, and block painting.
The hill station is also famous for handmade chocolate. They come in typical flavors like white, dark, and nut-filled, but they also have unique flavors like peach, blueberry, strawberry, and almond. You can find various varieties of fresh tea here, which are great souvenirs. It is also famous for aromatic oil, which you can use as a gift. The most preferred and famous one is eucalyptus oil.
How to reach Munnar
Munnar is connected to major cities of Kerala and Tamil Nadu by state government public transport buses. Buses are generally the most economical way to travel to Munnar from major cities like Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.
There are also packaged bus tour services to Munnar from Cochin. You can get buses to major cities like Kochi, Thrissur, Madurai, and Thiruvananthapuram. You can then hire a private cab or taxi from the bus stop.
The nearest railway station to Munnar is Kochi and Aluva railway station. They are major railway junctions in the south that are connected to other major cities like Delhi, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, Mangalore, Bangalore, etc.
The nearest airport to Munnar is Cochin International Airport which is well-linked with all the major cities of India. From the airport, you can travel to Munnar by taking a private taxi or cab.
Munnar provides a great holiday experience to anyone looking for some relaxation in the lap of nature. With our Munnar tour packages you can spend time amidst the scenic valley and lush plantations. A well-planned Munnar trip will enable you to explore and reconnect with nature away from the hectic city life. It is also a beautiful place to rejuvenate your soul and body.