A beautiful amalgam of gorgeous greenery, lovely lakes, ravishing reservoirs, fabulous forests and terrific tea estates-this is what the magical Indian tourist destination of Munnar, all about. Situated at the influence of three mountain streams, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, Munnar hill station has been the summer resort of the colonial British government in south India. Sprawling tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town.
What attracts tourists from far and wide to Munnar is its natural beauty. For adventure lovers, there is paragliding and for nature lovers there are some of the World's highest tea estates. You may also enjoy boating in the lakes of Munnar. Nature walks and hiking are popular activities that tourist in Munnar indulge in. All your weariness and stress will vanish and you will fell rejuvenated down in the lap of Mother Nature in Munnar. The winter months from October to March are the best time to visit Munnar.
Munnar is one of the major centers for tea trade of Kerala. Situated at an altitude of 1520 meters, in the eastern part of the state, it's a well know hill station. Surrounded by almost 30 tea gardens that give it a picturesque view, Munnar is near Anaimudi, the highest peak of the Kerala Western Ghats. The hills around Munnar are covered with the rare Neelakurunji plant giving it a wonderful look, especially when the flowers bloom to cover the entire mountain range. It is said that this exotic plant flowers every 12 years and the next scheduled flowering time is the year 2006.
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