Snuggled in the Westeren Ghats, Munnar is one of the popular tourist destinations in South India. Located at a staggering height of 6000 ft, this picturesque valley attracts thousands of nature lover every year. The green valleys, wildlife, and magnificent forests will make you fall in love with this place. Munnar houses several protected areas. It is a haven of thousands of endangered species of plants and animals.
If you are visiting Munnar soon, don’t leave without visiting these spots:
These neolithic burial chambers are remnants of the prehistoric era. Located in a village named Marayur, this is also a famous archaeological site in Kerala. This place also offers a great view of the mountain ranges and lush vegetation.
2.Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Located at a distance of 60 kilometers from Munnar, this is an ideal place to get close to the fauna of this place. If you are an adventurous soul, then you can also go for a trek. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is the safe abode of the endangered Grizzled Giant Squirrel. You can also spot elephants, spotted deers, and panthers. If you are lucky, then you can also catch a glimpse of tiger.
Spread over an area of 16 acres, blossom park is just 3 kilometers away from Munnar town. This is an ideal place for people who want enjoy a quiet time huddled in the lap of Mother Nature. You can take a quiet stroll, enjoying the beauty of nature or can get engaged in activities such as cycling, boating or roller skating.
This scenic waterfall is located between Pallivasal and Munnar. This place offers a great view during the monsoons. During rainy season, the water comes roaring down the hills and offers a great view. During other seasons, it’s just a stream trickling down the mountains.
Situated 1,880 meters above the sea level, this place is a must visit for you. Top Station offers you a panoramic view of the Western Ghats and the valley of Theni. The view will just take your breath away.