8 Places To Visit In Munnar


Munnar with its breathtaking beauty and tranquility is an idyllic tourist destination in Kerala. Pristine valleys and mountains, endless expanse of tea plantations, aroma of spice scented air, exotic species of flora and fauna in its forests and wildlife sanctuaries made it a place you would never wish to leave. Top places of tourist attraction in Munnar are:

8) Ervikulum National Park -

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Ervikulum National Park, spread over 97 sq km and located along the summit of the Western Ghats holds the maximum possible population of the rare Nilgiri Tahr and various other rare fauna like ruddy mongoose, dusky striped squirrel, Nilgiri marten, small clawed otter, Nilgiri langur, Nilgiri wood pigeon, leopard, tiger etc. Timings: 8.00 AM to 4.30 PM Entry fees: Indian – Rs 90 for adults and Rs. 65 for children International tourists – Rs 370 per head

7) Rose Garden -

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Beautiful rose garden located 13 km away from Munnar holds a variety of colorful, beautiful and fragrant flowers. This treasure house of flowers not only attracts humans but birds as well. Timings: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM daily Entry fees: Rs. 30 per person

6) CSI Christ church -

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CSI Christ church was built by the British in the year 1910. The British handed over this church to CSI north Kerala diocese in 1981 when they left the high range. Till then both Indians and British worshipped here at different times. This beautiful church built entirely with stones and wonderful stained glass windows is an integral part of Munnar trip. Entry fees: free

5) Kannan Devan Tea Museum -

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Kannan Devan Tea Museum located in Munnar is themuseum that displays growth of tea plantations from tea rollers to fully automatic factory. Here you can also see royal furniture of 20th century such as wooden bathtub, cash safe, magneto phone, iron oven, typewriter and much more. The tea manufacturing unit of this museum should not be missed because it displays various steps of tea processing. Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM remains open on all days except Monday Entry fees: Rs. 75 for adults , Rs. 35 for children

4) Mattupetty Dam -

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The Mattupetty Dam is a storage dam which was constructed in 1940 for the purpose of power generation and water conservation. Now this dam is an important source of electricity generation and a shelter for many birds and wild animals because of constant availability of water here. Timings: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM Entry fees: Rs. 10 per person

3) Atukkad Waterfalls -

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Atukkad Waterfalls is one of the popular weekend gateways of Munnar and offers a wonderful view of lush green forests and hills. It is a best place for picnics and romantic escapes. It offers superb rejuvenating experience to the hikers and trekkers. Timings:sunrise to sunset Entry fees:free

2) Echo Point -

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Echo point is located on the way to Top Station from Munnar. Basically echo point is the is the stop over for the tourists visiting Top Station, the highest point in Munnar Timings:6:00 AM - 7:30 PM daily Entry fees:free

1) Kolukkumalai Tea Estate -

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Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is a true paradise for tea enthusiasts because it offers a tea factory and sprawling tea plantations to visit. It is one of the best tea estates in the world producing different varieties of tea. Tea lovers will be pleased to sip different flavored tea from its tea testing centre. Timings: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM remain open on all days except Sunday Entry fees: Rs. 75 per person
I am Shahil Shah, a traveler and blogger! I bring stories from the places for you to cherish the experiences of my travel. Stay tuned!"

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