Munnar is a famous hill station situated in the western ghats of Kerala. It is a famous hill station well known for its scenic beauty and preference as a honeymoon destination. More than that, Munnar has a lot to offer and is a place that you must visit with your family if you are planning a trip to Kerala.
Before planning the trip, it is important to make a list of things to do in Munnar while you are on your vacation.
With that in mind, here is a list of five things to know before your vacation in Munnar.
How to reach Munnar
Munnar is well connected via state highways and national highways in Kerala and also from Tamil Nadu. State transport buses will definitely take you there. You can also hire a taxi or rent a car or drive one of your own. The nearest airport is at Kochi about 110km away. The nearest railway station is Aluva Railway station in the Ernakulam district of Kochi. From both the airport and the railway station, you can take a cab or rent a car and enjoy a road trip.
Places to visit
There are many places to visit in Munnar. Anamudi is the highest peak in South India and is situated in the Eravikulam National Park. In the park, you can see the Nilgiri Tahr or Nilgiri Ibex in its largest concentration. Many waterfalls can be found in and around Munnar, such as the famous Cheeyappara Waterfalls, known for its scenic beauty as well as a great place for trekking, if you are interested. Munnar also boasts of tea-growing estates and a tea museum, where you can watch tea being processed.
The culture of Munnar
Munnar has a prevalent tribal culture. The most important cultural event that takes place every year is the festival of Onam. The festival is associated with King Mahabali. People clean their houses and prepare food hoping that King Mahabali visits their house.
The cuisine of Munnar
Although the local Kerala cuisine is lip-smacking enough, the street food culture of Munnar is also top-notch, allowing you to sample the food when you want to eat out. A thorough vegetarian fare is the ‘Kerala thali,’ which is served in the traditional banana leaf.
Where to stay
While planning a first family vacation is a daunting task in itself, deciding where to stay should not be one! When planning your first family holiday to Munnar, book your stay at Club Mahindra one of the best Munnar resorts It is a place for wholesome family fun with the kids. Part of this secluded corner of Munnar includes the best resort rooms with state-of-the-art amenities that you will definitely appreciate during your stay here.
The in-house restaurant has all the best local delicacies ready to be served on your family vacation here.
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