Experience the charm of Munnar

Munnar is the new travel destination for many people in the recent times simply because of the pristine and exotic natural beauty that it has to offer. The charm of Munnar lies in its unexplored scenic beauty and also the amazingly wholesome climate. Munnar is located on the Western Ghats in Idukki district of Kerala and at a height of 6000 feet above the sea level. It is known for its extensive plantation of cardamom and tea.
The term or the name of Munnar is derived from the words Moonu and Aaru, meaning three and river respectively. Of course the three rivers here are referred to the confluence of the rivers Kundaly, Madhurapuzha and Nallathanni. Munnar has a colonial past and was originally developed as a plantation town by the British resident John Daniel Munro.
Munnar is ideal place for visit if you are planning your honeymoon, or if you are an adventure freak, it is also a great choice if you are a nature and wildlife lover. With scenic valleys and virgin forests, sprawling acres of tea and cardamom plantation and the waterfalls, you would just love to be a part of Munnar during the holiday trip. Munnar is fast growing to become one of the most popular tourist places of India.

Nature lovers also make a visit to Munnar because of the Neelakurinji which is a flower that blooms once in every 12 years. It is thus imperative to say that the “kurinji season” is a worth seeing sight in munnar when the valleys and the hills get covered with the blooms of Neelakurinji. Being an ideal place to chill and relax, munnar is your destination if you wish to unwind and soak in the natural views of the place.
If you are into adventure sports, you can also opt for the soft trekking and the mountain trekking. There are also many wild life sanctuaries in Munnar that are worth a visit like the Thattekad, Eravikulam and Chinnar wild life sanctuaries. You can also visit the tea museum to learn all about the processes involved with the lea leaves brewing.
Munnar is also famous for its spices and tea shopping. Apart from tea and cardamom, you can also shop for lemon grass, eucalyptus oil and the citridora and even the strawberries at relatively cheaper prices.
Thus if you are planning for a south India travel, make sure you have Munnar in your itinerary.

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