The Munnar is a popular hill station in Kerala on the high-altitude ranges of the Western Ghats. It is an all-season tourist place for newly married couples, weekend getaway for the neighboring districts. The international tourists start their God’s Own Country tour from Munnar.
Below Are The Romantic Places To Visit In Munnar
Book a budget friendly tour package for Munnar to stay near the Chinnakanal. This place is full of mini cottages and Mountain View resorts. This place is always filled with mist, and you can feel you are in the abode of clouds. Sometimes, the visibility range may come down to 10-meters due to the mystic mists. This kannal is full of tea plantation and gives you an eye soothing looks.
2. Periyakanal Waterfalls:
This is natural waterfall on the way to Munnar from Bodimett route from Tamil Nadu. The exact location is Periyakanal. The height of this natural waterfall is 80ft on the altitude of a 1500-meters mount. This is an amazing place to take bath and relax side by this Kannal. You can see the dense forest and tea garden from this spot. It is the best place to take photos. There are many luxury resorts in this area with scenic view places.
Munnar town is the place to get the budget friendly hotels and restaurants. This is the place to alight for Munnar tour. You can go and come back to all attraction in a week long trip. The popular Kanan Devan Hills for tea plantation is here. You can walk through the tea factory and tea garden. It has many tea estates on this mountain with lush greenery everywhere. You can buy garden fresh tea, cardamom and many healing herbs sourced from this mountain. It is also the best place to eat Kerala cousins.
Suryanelli is tendering gateway to Kolukumala and Mesapulimala from Munnar. It is just 30-km away from Munnar. It is a scenic place to see tea garden in major stretch of mountain area. These tea estates are the best place to walk around and enjoy the Mother Nature. You can see many brooks and cascades in this area. It is the best place for honeymoon goers to stay in high altitude resorts. There are budget friendly resorts to luxury resorts in this area.
The Meesapulimala is the 3rd highest peak in the Western Ghats. This is accessible by walk and you can see the bird eye view of Tamil Nadu and Kerala on the east and west. Most of the time, you will be touched by the clouds. This is the best place to take your spouse and enjoy the cool breeze at 2640-meters altitude. You can feel like heaven or as traveling in an aeroplane at this height. It is the best place to see the sunrise and sun set. You have to book a jeep in advance to reach here. It may cost few thousand rupees to enter through private tea estate. This mountain peak is recently declared as one of the tourist attractions in Munnar by the Kerala tourism department.
The Kolukumalai is on the way to Mesapulimala. Its altitude is 2160-meters. The tea garden found here is the world’s highest tea grown area. It is the coolest place to take photos without any manmade structures and the best destination for mountain trekking. Kolukumalai is surrounded with rolling hills, tea estate and forest area.
7. Mullaperiyar Dam:
The Mullaperiyar Dam is the excellent place for boating. This is a large dam with exotic forest touching around this reservoir. This is a hilltop dam and you can see the hills rising above the waters. If you are lucky, you can find many elephants in its natural state while boating. You can sit and relax near the boating areas in the meadows side by this dam. You can take amazing photos with water as backdrop.
8. Annaimudi Wildlife Sanctuary:
The Annaimudi wildlife sanctuary is the only place to view the highest peak (2695-meters) of the Western Ghats. The Annaimudi is the peak name and it is inside this forest area. You can go for a forest safari in a car and jeep throughout the day. You can find wild animals coming near to your jeep/car. This is a dense forest with many verities of flora and fauna.