Munnar is one of the most beautiful hill stations in the Indian state of Kerala and possibly the subcontinent as well. Snuggled in the lap of the Western Ghats, the town is often recognised as ‘Kashmir of the South.’ The town boasts pleasant weather, green tea farms on the slopes of the majestic mountains, misty valleys, dense forests, mesmerising waterfalls and an alluring terrain, that plays the perfect host to the numerous domestic and international visitors that visit the town. One of the best ways to take in the charm of this serene destinations is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Munnar, which include taking a walk through the aromatic tea gardens, scenic hills like Echo Point, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Photo Point, Top Station, Tata Tea Estate, Pothamedu View Point, Blossom Park and catch a glimpse of the majestic waterfalls like Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Valara Falls, Chinnakanal Waterfalls, Lakkom Water Falls and the famous Atukkad Waterfalls. The town is also home to several wildlife sanctuaries and nature reserves like Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Eravikulam National Park, that aim to maintain the ecological balance and protect the natural habitat of the flora and fauna of the area. For those looking for some adrenaline pumping action in the hills, the town offers several hiking tracks, trekking tracks, and other adventure and outdoor activities like rock climbing and rappelling that one can participate in. Other top attractions in Munnar include The Christ Church, Chithirapuram, Floriculture Centre, Kundala Dam & Lake, Mattupetti Indo-Swiss Farm, KDHP Museum and Mattupetti Dam. From strolling past the tea estates and learning about the art of tea making, to losing yourself in the picturesque beauty of the landscape, Munnar is a surreal and an enchanting experience.
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#1 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 149515 times in trip plans
Water Body, Waterfront, Family And Kids, Dam
Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala 685612
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
Be whisked away to a sanctuary, a sprawling green space abundant with swelling forests. The Mattupetty Dam is rimmed by a beautiful lake and sprayed with rolling grasslands and lush tea estates. Mattupetty offers many captivating sights to enjoy and is ideal for trekking. It is home to a variety of birds and rivulets and cascades crisscross the ter...
#2 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 173230 times in trip plans
Garden, Family And Kids, Nature
Welcome to the Tea Garden of Munnar. It is an ideal retreat for all those who want to enjoy nature. Explore the miles of lush tea gardens filled with rich, scented fragrance of tea. Walk through picturesque landscapes on your own and let your senses wander. Experience the beauty of Neelakurinji, a flower that blooms every 12 years. Prepare to swirl...
#3 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 128505 times in trip plans
Museum, Family And Kids
KDHP House Munnar Kerala 685612
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
It is difficult to impossible to describe the flavour of tea. That's why all tea explanations are comparative matters. But does that mean that you can’t describe tea? No, you should in fact strive harder to describe it as people have strived for ages. Drink tea, drink lots of it. Many of us taste tea every day. Take the time to truly discover...
#4 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 103022 times in trip plans
National Park, Family And Kids, Nature
Munnar Post, Idukki Valparai-Gundumalai Trail Rd, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685561
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
Go through the park, and experience an esteemed walk through wildlife encounter. The animals roam around freely and often venture up close before shying away. Watch playful Bonnet and Lion tailed macaques loop around trees and sturdy Nilgiri goats dart to and fro. Hang out with species of bats and civets, which are small cats. The more predatory an...
#5 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 120581 times in trip plans
View Point, Family And Kids, Valley, Nature
Theni District, TN 35 km from Munnar
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
You are at the top of the world at Top station. Feel profound silence while you get tuned to nature. Investigate this wonderful place on the edge of Kerala’s prime tea growing region. Walk to Observation point from Anita’s tea stall at the bus stop and explore untouched beauty. Top Station is the uppermost railway station located in the...
#6 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 38253 times in trip plans
Village, Family And Kids
2nd Mile Pallivasal, Munnar
05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Witness rich and varied tradition and cultural heritage of Kerala at the Punarjani Traditional Village. Listen to the percussion instruments used for Kathakali. Watch dancers perform magic on stage in unison. Kathakali is the most well-known dance drama from Kerala. The word Kathakali literally means "Story-Play". It is known for its large, e...
#7 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 120948 times in trip plans
Garden, Park, Family And Kids, Nature
Karadipara Vattiyar P.O Munnar 685611
After an exhausting day trekking in Munnar, head over to the Rose Garden and unwind. Breathe deeply and smell the sweet aroma of the spice scented air. Wander through the endless span of cardamom, rubber and tea plantations. From roses to zinnias, something is always in bloom. Welcome to the Rose Garden home stay. The Farm house is owned and ...
#8 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 55713 times in trip plans
Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail, Family And Kids, Nature
Mattupatti Dam to Top Station Rd, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685616
06:00 am - 07:30 pm
If you are looking for a perfect spot to get the best views of the green face of Munnar, Echo point is your destination. Located around 13 kilometers away from the city, this point is one of the most popular tourist site of Munnar, especially for those who love trekking. This Echo Point falls on the way to Top Station.
This scenic place got its nam...
#9 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 120854 times in trip plans
Outdoors, View Point, Family And Kids, Hill, Nature
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
Leave the bustle of Munnar behind and discover a world of natural beauty at the edge of town. On a trip to Mattupetty Dam experience the roaring magic of Photo Pont. Take ride by bus or car and explore the mountains and thrilling rural place. Photo Point is also known as shooting point. Get away from the city’s sophistication to the simple pl...
#10 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 93570 times in trip plans
Waterfall, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature
Munnar, Kerala 685612
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Hear the roar of the waterfall from a distance. The mist rises from the depth and blankets the fall. This picturesque place, Attukal Waterfalls, is ideal for nature lovers and tourists. It has a panoramic view and adopts a cascading beauty during the monsoons. Visit this for its charming sceneries, glittering waterfalls and rolling hills. The...
#11 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 22784 times in trip plans
Garden, Estate, Family And Kids, Nature
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Munnar and picturesque tea gardens go hand in hand. Without these lush greeneries, Munnar would have become a dull place. Hence, when you are in Munnar, visiting a tea estate is a must. And for that, Kolukkumalai tea estate stands out as the best one. Known as one of the highest tea estate in the world, Kolukkumalai promises to offer a memorable to...
#12 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 44143 times in trip plans
Water Body, Waterfall, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature
Munnar - Udumalpet Rd, Marayoor, Kerala 685620
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
This is a must do adventure. Head out to Lakkam Waterfalls for the time of your life. Experience the exhilaration of getting up close and wet in the cascading waters. It’s a five minutes’ drive from the Munnar town and the waterfall is surrounded by Vaga trees. Vaga trees are widely found in Kerala and the forest is home to local birds ...
#13 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 57251 times in trip plans
Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Family And Kids, Nature
Udumalpet Road, Amaravathi R.F., Kerala 642102
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Unfurl your finger and let the animal free. Do what experts do. Be a part of the research team who look after the animals in the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. Learn why this sanctuary is a migration path for some birds. Smell the blooming wildflowers of the wetlands and admire the beauty of nature. Watch a vulnerable Grizzled Giant Squirrel leaving a...
#14 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 66082 times in trip plans
Leisure, Family And Kids, Lake, Boating, Nature
Top Station, Munnar, India
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Sunshine bursts over the horizon, revealing a landscape draped in green. Breathe in the mountain air. Climb into the Shikara boat. Head forward, deeper into the lake. The mountain is yours to discover. Explore the Kundala Lake and create your own romantic memory. You are surrounded by hills and scenic tea garden and remember you are in Kundala Dam ...
#15 of 52 Things to do in Munnar | Added 87631 times in trip plans
Outdoors, View Point, Family And Kids, Nature
Idukki, Kerala 685565
From green tea plantation to coffee and cardamom plantation, go on a jaunt across Pothamedu Viewpoint. Experience the culture of the tea gardens by visiting the plantation. Watch big sky full of clouds caress the mountain tops. Chat with the local people and appreciate their simple way of life. Smell the air, rich with fragrances of coffee and card...