Munnar is the ultimate destination for a peaceful and rejuvenating retreat in the hills. It is the most popular pick among many beautiful honeymoon destinations in South India. Tourist attractions in and around Munnar are plenty. There are many interesting things to do in Munnar. Among them, jeep safari and elephant ride are the best adventurous things in Munnar.
JEEP SAFARI IN MUNNAR
A four-wheel drive through the hill roads has become one of the most adventurous entertainment in Munnar. This is an opportunity to discover the deep mountain paths to reach your destinations in the paradise through a well-equipped jeep service. This jeep safari would take you down the road of adventure to absorb every inch of the natural beauty of Munnar.
Every year thousands of tourists come to this Munnar to enjoy the wildlife adventure and nature. A safari ride in the Chinnar is believed to be a jungle ripping experience and this can be made all the more delightful when quality time is spent in the jungle in the comfort of a jeep. The flora and fauna of the wildlife can be explored by going pretty close to them.The wilderness can be sensed to the maximum possible limit and a jeep safari is surely an enthralling option available for tourists to explore the wildlife. Being able to see plants and animals so close in their natural habitat brings a sense of excitement to travelers.
KOLUKUMALA JEEP SAFARI
Situated at about 2,160 meters above sea level, Kolukkumala assures one the excellent views of the plains that border the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu. The major attractions here is the jeep safari, tea trail, and the Orthodox Tea Factory – one of the oldest tea factory in Kolukkumala where tea is processed in an orthodox way.
MEESAPULIMALA JEEP SAFARI
With an elevation of about 2,640 meters above sea level, Meesapulimala is the third highest peak in the Western Ghats belonging to the Indian subcontinent. En route the Meesapulimala in the jeep safari, one would pass through eight hills and the region that shares the borders both of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, driving through number of lush green valleys, blooms of Rhododendrons, the charming tea estates and gurgling brooks, one would finally reach Meesapulimala – a place with unspoiled beauty. The activity is a full day one.
CHINNAR JEEP SAFARI
Rich in wildlife, the jeep safari activity to the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary will provide one an incredible chance to spot the wide variety of animal species that belong to the sanctuary. Some of them include the elephants, spotted deer, bison, hanuman monkeys, tigers, panthers, etc. roaming freely in their natural habitat. The activity is organized during the night (between 9:00 pm to 1:00 am).
PONMUDI JEEP SAFARI
The jeep safari activity to the Ponmudi hills will cover up the major places like the spice plantations, Nadukani para viewpoint, picnic point, Waterlily pool, Ponmudi dam, the hanging bridge, etc.
ELEPHANT RIDING IN MUNNAR
Elephant Riding Munnar on the back of an elephant through the queen of hills, Munnar is an awesome activity in Munnar. The elephant safari will take you through the rugged terrain and deep valleys of the misty Munnar forests.
It’s fun for kids and adults alike to have a ‘haathi mere saathi’ moment at Carmelagiri Elephant Park. Located on Mattupetty Road, the park offers short elephant rides of 10-15 minutes. It is one of the fascinating tourist attractions in Munnar, especially for kids.