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Best Time to Visit Munnar Hill Station in Kerala

The monsoon has almost retreated by now in Kerala and it all looks like yet another tourism boom in Munnar. Travel experts are of the opinion that this is the best time to visit Munnar as the intensity of rain has decreased and the scenario is the best to enjoy the travel attractions in and around Munnar. Since Munnar is the most popular hill station tourist destination in Kerala, a lot of tourists worldwide are be keen on visiting this place and always keep track on the best time to visit Munnar and plan their travel accordingly.

Of late the weather in Munnar has become more travel friendly and the mist that covers the beautiful hills of Munnar is appearing much glorious now. When we talk about the best time to visit Munnar, the month from October to May is considered as the best time, as there will be hardly any heavy rains and hence travelers will be able to enjoy the beauty of this hill station in a better way.  The remaining months are generally not highly recommended for tourism as there are dangers of natural calamities during that time. The heavy rain usually results in flood and landslides which are really dangerous for everyone.

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So the current time is the beginning of yet another tourism season in Munnar and we can see a lot of travelers visiting this place with their friends and family. The blooming of Neelakurinji flowers in Munnar has also made the tourists rush towards this majestic hill station as this flower blooms only once in every 12 years and makes the hills look like a blue blanket. So the major travel destinations in and around Munnar will be very much crowded in the coming days and this is a very positive thing for the tourism industry in Kerala.

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By the end of November through the middle of February, the climate in Munnar will be very much chilling and at times the temperature goes down below zero degree Celsius. At that time the hills and valleys in Munnar will look like something covered with white fog and provides an amazing view for the travellers. Since there is no rain, you can see the misty hills of Munnar to a long distance which is a real treat to the human eyes. During the rainy season you might not be able to enjoy the misty hills and tea plantations, but the hills drenched with rain is also a great sight for all. But most of the travelers do not prefer to visit Munnar during monsoon season.

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During the peak tourism season, it will be very much difficult to get an accommodation as most of the hotels, resorts and lodges might be booked very well in advance. So most of the experienced travelers make sure that they get their accommodation by booking in advance. Those who are really interested in visiting Munnar at the best time need to book their tour in advance and there are a lot of travel operators who offers travel trip to Munnar. You can compare the quotes from different travel agents and get the best one to make your trip to Munnar a memorable one.

Neelakurinji Flowers Blooms in Munnar

Munnar the majestic hill station in south India and often referred to as “The Kashmir of South India” is one of the prime tourist attractions in India. This hill station is considered as an ideal honeymoon and vacation travel destination and this place is visited by a large number of travelers throughout the year. The tourists comes from different parts of the world and by each passing days, the number of travelers visiting this exotic hill station in south India is on the rise. The amazing travel facilities at Munnar are something that prompts travelers to visit this place again and again in their life time.

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Major Adventure Activities to do in Munnar

Munnar, the beautiful hill station in Kerala, which is also known as the “Kashmir of South India” in blessed with unique geographical features that makes it a perfect place for travel and adventure activities. Ultimately, Munnar is one of the most popular travel destinations in south India and this hill station is famous for its amazing cool, chill climate and natural beauty. Travelers from different parts of the world are seen visiting this place during the top tourism season. The long stretch of tea plantations, high altitude hills, several waterfalls, lakes, dam, resorts and other attractions make Munnar a must to visit travel destination in Kerala, South India.

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Neriamangalam – The Gateway to the High Ranges

Munnar is one of the best honeymoon and holiday destination in South India and this amazing hill station in Kerala is well known for its amazing natural beauty and resources. People from different parts of the world visit Munnar during the peak tourist season and there will be a flood of travelers at Munnar during this time.  Kochi Airport (Nedumbassery Airport) and Aluva Railway Station are the two major transportation hubs to reach Munnar, if you are coming from a distant place. Munnar is also well connected to the other places in Kerala by a good network of roads. Continue reading

Adventure Trip at Kolukkumalai Hill, Munnar

Kolukkumalai hill in Munnar is that place where you can see the famous Kolukkumalai Tea Plantations which boasts of the famous Kolukkumalai Tea. The tea produced at Kolukkumalai tea factory is known for its unique taste and high quality. Located at about 7,900 ft above sea level, the Kolukkumalai tea plantations are considered to be the highest tea plantations in the world and is located around 30 kms from Munnar Town. The route from Munnar to Kolukkumalai hill is really an amazing experience as you will be riding through the narrow width road that leads to Suryanelli and then to Kolukkumalai. Continue reading

The Amazing Travel Experience at Mattupetty Dam, Munnar

Whenever you visit Munnar, you will always hear about different travel locations and attractions which make you confused on which place to visit. But there are some places in Munnar that always comes into mind when you think of Munnar hill station and one such travel attraction in Munnar is the Mattupetty Dam. The Mattupetty Dam is one of the must to visit travel spot in Munnar and is an ideal place to spend some time with your friends and family. Continue reading

5 Amazing Things to Make Your Munnar Trip a Memorable One

Munnar is one of the most exotic hill stations in South India and due to its amazing beauty and cool climate; it is often referred to as the Kashmir of the South. Munnar is considered as a perfect summer holiday destination in South India and plays a vital role in the development of tourism industry in Kerala. Travelers from different parts of the world, visit Munnar during the peak tourism season, to take a much needed break from their busy urban life. The amazing flora and fauna, cool climate mind blowing natural beauty of Munnar makes it a popular travel destination in Kerala. Continue reading

Munnar – The Kashmir of South India

Munnar is one of the most amazing and beautiful hill station in Kerala and is often referred to as the “Kashmir of South India”. This marvelous hill station experiences a cool climate throughout the year and is one of the most preferred travel destinations in India. It is often seen as the best honeymoon and family vacation spot in South India. This beautiful hill station is covered by the green blankets of tea plantations which is the hall mark of this hill station’s beauty. Munnar is where the people love to spend their time during the hot summer in India, as the climate in Munnar is cool throughout the year.

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Munnar is around 1450 feet above the sea level and hence the cool climate and we can see the fog racing towards us during the evenings. Munnar is situated in the Idukki district of Kerala and has some of the best panoramic scenes in store for the travelers. Munnar also has a rich and amazing flora and fauna which makes it more attractive. Neelakurinji flowers which blossom once in every 12 years are another major attraction in Munnar and the number of travelers to Munnar increases during the period of blossoming.

Munnar also has a rich wildlife wealth and has some of the rare wildlife species available and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary  and the Eravikulam National parks are some of the most prominent wildlife reserves in the area. The Eravikulam national park is home to Neelgiri Thars which is one of the most endangered wildlife species.

You can see a lot of Tea factories in and around Munnar and you can also visit these factories to watch the processing of tea leaves. There are also some amazing waterfalls which provides you an excellent travel experience. There are also spots suitable for trekking, para gliding and other adventure activities which make Munnar more precious to the travelers.

The best time to visit Munnar is during October to May as you would feel more comfortable during these periods. Do not visit Munnar during the monsoon season, which ranges from June to September, as you would not be able to enjoy the beauty of Munnar due to the frequent rains.

A lot of hotels and resorts are available in Munnar and you can select them as per your financial stability. Munnar is well connected to the other major cities by Road. The nearest Railway station and Airport are around more than 100 Kms away in Aluva and Nedumbaserry respectively.