The Best Things To Do in Munnar
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.