Munnar is awesomely beautiful and one of the most visited hill stations in India. It is known for its breathtakingly striking landscapes and considered as a haven of tranquillity and peace. It is a pleasant destination for all adventure lovers as well, as it is surrounded by lakes, misty mountains, lush green gardens and green terrains – everything about Munnar is beautiful. Not to miss are the tea estates that are a must things to do for travelers who come here. At the altitude 1600 m with climate just perfect for a laid-back experience. The stimulating delightful majestic air assures your senses to be calm and peaceful.
At a distance of 16 Kms from Munnar, Rajamalai is a tiny hill station located inside Eravikulam National Park on Munnar – Udumalpet Road. The Eravikulam National Park was established to protect the Nilgiri Tahr. The park is extended into Tamil Nadu and known as Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary. Trip to Rajamalai is one of the top things to do in Munnar and also a popular place for trekking in Munnar.
This region is famous as the natural habitat of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Nearly half the world’s population of this rare species is found in this area. Other faunal species found in the park are elephant Gaur, Giant Squirrel, Leopard, Lion-Tailed Macaque, Tiger, and Sambar.
At a distance of 32 Kms from Munnar, Top Station is a breathtakingly beautiful place on Kerala – Tamilnadu border. From here, one can get 360 degrees view of the Western Ghats. This is one of the best Munnar tourist places and also a popular trail for trekking in Munnar.
At an altitude of 2200 meters, this place is also known for the Neelakurunji plant, which flowers only once every 12 years (next flowering year is 2018). The viewpoint is at a distance of 2 km from the road point and has to be trekked down. The trek path is very steep with deep valleys one side. One should be very careful while trekking to the viewpoint, which offers lifetime memories. Top Station is the highest approachable road in South India.
The viewpoint at Top Station offers breathtakingly beautiful views of Kannan Devan Hills. The valleys all around, the misty mountains and distant waterfalls all make this place a must-visit spot in Munnar.
At a distance of 50 Kms from Munnar and 10 Kms from Marayoor, Thoovanam waterfalls are one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Kerala. It is located inside Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary near Kerala – Tamilnadu border. This is one of the best among Munnar places to visit and also a popular trekking trail in Munnar. The falls are formed by Pambar River.
At a distance of 4 Kms from Alampetty Junction Checkpost on Munnar – Udumalpet Road, Thoovanam waterfalls is also a popular trekking route in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. This cascading fall is a wonderful place to enjoy the nature, dip & swim in the crystal clear water of Pambar River.
At a distance of 20 Kms from Munnar, Anamudi Peak in the Western Ghats is the highest point in South India and also the highest point in India outside the Himalaya-Karakoram, at an altitude of 8842 feet. Anamudi is also famous for Kurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years. It is one of the places most commonly represented for Munnar Tourism.
Located inside the Eravikulam National Park, it is a famous trekking destination in Kerala which offers breathtaking views of the Western Ghats and a lifetime experience with wonderful nature views. This is also one of the top tourist places to visit in Munnar. Anamudi, together with the Eravikulam Park, is home to one of the largest surviving populations of Asian elephants, Gaurs, and Nilgiri Tahrs. Anamudi is one of the top trekking destinations in Munnar.
Are you a lover of adventure tourism?? Then you will surely enjoy the trekking in Munnar with the attracting beauty of Munnar. Several resorts in Munnar has many packages offers for trekking. Get ready for a trip in Munnar. Reserve the best resort in Munnar immediately!
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