tour guide

Unlike other tourist places in India, Kerala Munnar doesn't have many artificial parks or gardens. However, due to its status as a tourist spot, a few places have more visitors:

Places on the Munnar-Udumalai route
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  • Kannimalai Estate - Tea factory visit (special permission needed).
  • Rajamalai - Place quite near to jungle and location of the Eravikulam National Park , where one can see the Nilgiri tahr (kind of mountain goat). Tourists are not allowed during the breeding season.
  • Chinnar - Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Marayoor - SandalWood Forests and Plantations

Places on the Munnar-Top Station route
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  • Madupetti Dam - Dam was built by British, where boating is offered during the tourist season.
  • Madupetti Indo-Swiss Project - Rare hybrids, especially the indo-swiss hybrid of cattle are breeded here.
  • Kundalai - The Sethu-Parvathy Dam (occasional streaking happens), Golf Club
  • Top Station - Fantastic high mountain vistas. You can see the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu from here.

Places on the Munnar-Thekkady Route
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  • Devikulam Dam, Tea Estate View point, Gap Road, Periyar Waterfalls.

Places on the Cochin - Munnar Route
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  • Athukad Waterfalls, Pothamedu View, Pallivasal Tea Estate, View point, Blossom park.

When to go
Munnar is a pleasantly cool and refreshing place to visit at most times of year. Winters are cooled! And during monsoon days the downpour is steady.