Best Things To Do in Munnar, India

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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Top Munnar Activities And Tours

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  • Save 8% Full day trekking at Letchmi Hills in Munnar
    Full day trekking at Letchmi Hills in MunnarNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 6 Hrs

    Lakshmi hills offers panoramic view of Western Ghats ranges. Both medium and hard treks available. Duration can be customized...

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  • Save 7% Munnar Sightseeing Tour
    Munnar Sightseeing TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Visit to Tea Plantations,Dams,Lakes Etc..

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  • Save 7% Exploring Cities: A Tour of Munnar
    Exploring Cities: A Tour of MunnarNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    This 4-hours of a private tour will take you to the Eravikulam National Park which is home to the endangered Nilgiri Tahr or ...

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  • Save 7% Munnar: A Day Trek and Lunch
    Munnar: A Day Trek and LunchNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    On this tour, you will enjoy an invigorating trek through the majestic Western Ghats. The trek will pass through countless Sh...

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Munnar, India

Must see places in Munnar ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Munnar and point of interests to visit.

  1. Tea Garden

    # 1 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 14766 times in trip plans
    Tea Garden

    Tags: Garden, Nature

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 pictu...Read more

  2. Mattupetty Dam

    # 2 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 12566 times in trip plans
    Mattupetty Dam

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, Dam

    Address: Munnar, Idukki District, Kerala 685612

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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. Mattu...Read more

  3. Kannan Devan Tea Museum

    # 3 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 10811 times in trip plans
    Kannan Devan Tea Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: KDHP House Munnar Kerala 685612

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 stri...Read more

  4. Eravikulam National Park

    # 4 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 8140 times in trip plans
    Eravikulam National Park

    Tags: National Park, Nature

    Address: Munnar Post, Idukki Valparai-Gundumalai Trail Rd, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685561

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 maca...Read more

  5. Top Station

    # 5 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 10136 times in trip plans
    Top Station

    Tags: View Point, Valley, Nature

    Address: Theni District, TN 35 km from Munnar

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 Ob...Read more

  6. Punarjani Traditional Village

    # 6 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 2929 times in trip plans
    Punarjani Traditional Village

    Tags: Village

    Address: 2nd Mile Pallivasal, Munnar

    Timings: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  7. Rose Garden

    # 7 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 10114 times in trip plans
    Rose Garden

    Tags: Garden, Park, Nature

    Address: Karadipara Vattiyar P.O Munnar 685611

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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, rub...Read more

  8. Echo Point

    # 8 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 5345 times in trip plans
    Echo Point

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail, Nature

    Address: Mattupatti Dam to Top Station Rd, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685616

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  9. Photo Point

    # 9 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 10259 times in trip plans
    Photo Point

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Hill, Nature

    Address: Munnar, Kerala

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    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 explor...Read more

  10. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

    # 10 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 2297 times in trip plans
    Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

    Tags: Garden, Estate, Nature

    Address: Munnar, Kerala

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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, ...Read more

  11. Attukal Waterfalls

    # 11 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 7242 times in trip plans
    Attukal Waterfalls

    Tags: Waterfall, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Munnar, Kerala 685612

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 panor...Read more

  12. Lakkam Waterfalls

    # 12 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 3646 times in trip plans
    Lakkam Waterfalls

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfall, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Munnar - Udumalpet Rd, Marayoor, Kerala 685620

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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’ ...Read more

  13. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

    # 13 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 4298 times in trip plans
    Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Nature

    Address: Udumalpet Road, Amaravathi R.F., Kerala 642102

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 pat...Read more

  14. Kundala Dam Lake

    # 14 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 5626 times in trip plans
    Kundala Dam Lake

    Tags: Leisure, Lake, Boating, Nature

    Address: Top Station, Munnar, India

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  15. Pothamedu Viewpoint

    # 15 of 123 Things To Do in Munnar | Added 7738 times in trip plans
    Pothamedu Viewpoint

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Nature

    Address: Idukki, Kerala 685565

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 cloud...Read more

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