Munnar is 140 km from Kochi or Cochin. The road journey from Cochin offers picturesque scenery and a long yet serene drive. The drive may be cold and wet many a times. Cochin is the nearest airport with regular flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata and from other major second-tier cities. The area of Munnar is between 1600 and 1800 meters. The entire area is occupied by thick forests and tea estates. Tours To Munnar becomes amazing during monsoons with little streams and rivulets all around the place. It is very close to Eravikulam National Park which is famous for Nilgiri Tahr (Ibex). The specialties of Munner is jungle honey, strawberries, tea and most rare flower Neela Kurunji which blooms once in a 12 yeas.
Tourists attractions in Munnar
breathtakingly beautiful – a haven of peace and tranquility – the idyllic tourist destination in God’s own country. Set at an altitude of 6000 ft from sea level located in Idukki district, Munnar was the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea plantations
This enchanting city is an integral part of the triangular tourist circuit of Madurai-Munnar-Cochin. The city is full of Tea and Spice gardens that add further beauty to natural landscape of the region. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, known as Anamudi.
Cochin is the nearest airport to Munnar. The closest railway station is Aluva. Road ways is adventurous, it is 4 hours from Kochi.