Friday, September 21, 2012

Munnar Travel

Munnar is a salubrious hill station situated in Kerala. Blanketed by mist, this elegant gem was discovered by British and converted into summer resort. Still, its fame is intact and millions throng to Munnar to experience that refreshing, soothing and gentle touch. People looking for holiday resorts and travel destinations that are blessed with natural beauty can come to Munnar which is a stunningly beautiful hill stations perfectly located in the state of Kerala. This hill station is immensely blessed with lush green hills, flower strewn valleys and coffee, tea and cardamom plantations.


Situated at 1600 meters above sea level, this beautiful green paradise stands at the confluence of three rivers - Madupetti, Nallathani and Kundala. In Tamil, the word 'munnu' means ""three"" and 'aar' means ""river"".

Hence ""Munnar"" is a shortened version of 'Munnu Aar'. Munnar is a commercial centre with one of the world's best tea estates. There are about 30 tea plantations in and around Munnar. Among these, majority of the plantations are owned by Tata Group's Kannan Devan Tea Estate. A visit to Munnar can witness the nurturing of tea in plantation to the process of manufacturing and packing. The town itself is typically Indian with the usual shops, guest houses and is really beautiful and traditional. It is a good place to stay to see the surrounding countryside. It is also a popular place for Indian honeymooners.


While on a tour of Munnar, one can enjoy tour to some of the scenic sightseeing and prime tourist attractions like the famous Eravikulam National Park, Pothamedu, Devikulam, CSI Christ Church, Nyayamakad, Attukal, Heart Lock Lake, Sita Devi Lake, etc. All these spots are amazingly beautiful.


Echo Point, located 15 km away from Munnar, on the way to top station from Munnar is a small lake set amidst rolling hills. Every loud call made from a spot on the lake embankment is returned manifold by the echo from the surrounding hills. Young tourists throng to this place to listen to the echoes of their friendship calls.


One of the prime attractions for the visitors coming on a atour of Munnar is Devikulam. It is the idyllic hill station located only 7 km away from Munnar hill station. The green carpeted lawns, cool mountain breeze, exotic flora and species of fauna, green verdant hills and the gushing rivers truly draws many visitors for their honeymoon occasions. The Sita Devi Lake is very beautiful surrounded by the gleaming flora which spreads the fragrance of love as the cool breeze blows. It is said that the goddess Sita had once come and bathed in this beautiful placid lake. The visitors get lost in the world of imagination as they visit and take bagful loving memories back.


The sightseeing attractions and other natural attractions of Munnar will truly make you feel happy as never before. You can book Munnar holiday packages that are crafted so well keeping in mind the requirements of different tourists. These packages allow you to explore this hill station to the fullest in shorter period of time. Come and soak in the beauty of the nature on Munnar visit and treasure remarkable memories as you enjoy vacation in a style.

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