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Situated at an altitude of 6000ft in the district of Idukki, Munnar is an idyllic hill station located in the Western Ghats of Kerala. During colonial times, Munnar was a summer resort of the British. With its lush forests, misty valleys, miles and miles of tea plantations and stunning waterfalls, Munnar is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in South India.
Munnar is home to numerous rare species including the Neelakurinji shrubs and the Nilgiri Tahr. Three rivers flow through Munnar and you’ll find some of the most exotic varieties of flora and fauna here. Trekking and camping are popular activities with tourists flocking across the world just to spot the elusive Nilgiri Tahr. The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is also a highlight where you’ll get a glimpse of over 400 bird species. Apart from this, a safari in the Eravikulam National Park is a must do on any Munnar trip. Stay in a treehouse and take a tour of the tea plantations if you want to enhance your experience.
Munnar is a year round holiday destination and can be visited any time as the weather remains pleasant throughout the year. It gets the highest number of tourists in summer, and generally people visit Munnar to escape the scorching heat from other parts of the country. Avoid visiting in monsoon as the rain might hamper your plans. The best months to visit Munnar for a holiday are from March to September.
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