This charming hill station perched at an altitude of 1600m.amidst lush undulating hills of Anamalai ranges is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Kerala.Munnar is set at the confluence of three moutain streams -Mudrapuza ,Nallathanni and kundala. it was once the summer capital of the British in south india and still retains an aura of old world elegance. The beautiful landscape is dotted with lakes , reservoirs, lush forest and sprawling tea estates.Pepper, rubber and cardamon plantations lend a distinct aroma to the cool and bracing climate of the hill resort. Anamudi, the highest peak in South India is located nearby and is an ideal spot for trekking. The main attractions of Munnar are Christ chruch and Tea Gardens
Munnar is the most accessible travel destination in Kerala. Travelers love to travel to this place as they can view fantastic hills, tea gardens and take serene walks. Spectacular surroundings of this city allow the visitors to experience number of activities. There are various things to do in Munnar which includes watching the waterfalls, splash around on the lake and get the best view of the mountains. You can get remarkable activities which provide you plenty of enjoyment and will make your trip memorable. The city is a large shopping venue where you can buy real and finest spices at the best price. Christ Church has wonderful stained glass panels. Mount Carmel is the oldest Roman Catholic Church which was established in 1898. Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is the most popular tourist destination which has rare species such as rose-billed roller and Sri Lankan frog mouth. Anamudi is the highest peak which has protected forest area. Other things to do in Munnar include trekking on the hills where you can walk and get the scenic view. Visitors also perform exciting adventure sports which includes rock climbing, tandem jumping, paragliding and rappelling. You can visit the waterfall and view the spectacular greenery of Tea meadows.
The airport that is closest to Munnar is the Kochi International Airport, situated 125 km away from the town. There are regular services from Kochi International Airport to all the major cities of India. Those who arrive by air can hire a taxi from the airport to reach Munnar.
*There is no railway station in Munnar
Angamaly and Aluva are the two railway stations situated closer to Munnar. Both these stations are at a distance of about 120 km away from Munnar. Angamaly is a major railway station and is connected to almost all other cities.
Road: The Road to Munnar Is noted for its scenic beauty.