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Munnar City Guide

Climate In Summer : 25.5 C (Max) - 15.2 C (Min)
In winter : 10 C (Max) - 0 C (Min)
Rainy Season : June - September
Best time to visit : October - May

Munnar City is one of the best hill stations of Kerala and it is situated at a height of 1600 m from sea level at the confluence of three mountain streams Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Munnar hill station was once the summer capital of the British Government in South India. Numerous waterfalls, lakes, streams, green hilly slopes and valleys mark the appearance of Munnar. The mountain slopes are a nicely laden green carpet of evergreen tea plantations.

Tourist Places in Munnar

Pothamedu - Pothamedu is one of the major plantations center of Munnar. It is located at a 6 km distance from Munnar City. The rolling hills, the lush mountain, coffee, tea and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and Long Mountain walks.

Devikulam - is located at 7 km from Munnar town, which is idyllic hill station with its exotic flora and fauna, cool mountain air and velvet lawns. The Sita Devi Lake with its mineral waters and picturesque surroundings is a good picnic spot. Devikulam Lake is also famous for trout fishing.

Pallivasal - Pallivasal is a place of immense scenic beauty, which is 8 km from Munnar. It is the venue of the first Hydro Electric.

Attukal - Attukal is 9 km from Munnar is a panorama of waterfalls and rolling hills. Attukal is an ideal place for long trekking.

Nyayamakad - Nyayamakad is 10 km from Munnar is located between Munnar and Rajamala; it is a land of breathtaking waterfalls. The enchanting surroundings make an excellent an excellent picnic and trekking point.

The Mattupetty Lake and dam - It is a very beautiful picnic spot. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala Lake are other attractions in the vicinity.

Chithirapuram - Chithirapuram hill station exudes an old-world charm with its playgrounds and courts, bungalows, and sleepy little cottages.
Apart from above Lock Heart Gap and Echo Points are the places of interest of Munnar.

How to reach Munnar

By Air : There are two airports to reach Munnar. Kochi is the airport in the state of Kerala and is 130 km from Munnar whereas there is another airport, which is located in the neighboring state Tamil Nadu in Madurai.

By Rail : The nearest railway stations to Munnar are Kochi and Kottayam. A large number of fast and express trains are available from these railway stations.

By Road : Munnar is accessible by road from most of the cities and town in Kerala.You can also reach Munnar form Coimbatore and Madurai by smooth road.

Climate : August to March is the best time to visit Munnar. A moderate climate all through the year. Summers (March to May) are pleasant and the temperature ranges a maximum of 25°C to minimum of 15°C. Winters during December to February are cool and temperature comes down to 10°C during this period.

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