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    Munnar, a hill station situated in Kerala at the confluence of three mountain streams - Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala.The region in and around Munnar varies in height from 4,921 ft to 8,842 ft above mean sea level. Nearest major railway stations are at Ernakulam and Aluva which is approximately 120 km by road. The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport, which is 140 km away. Munnar is an ideal destination for people who love to trek and mountain biking in a cool climate. The hill station Is also famous for its vast expanses of tea plantations and waterfalls. Lets take a look at some place worth visiting in and around munnar.

    Eravikulam National Park
    Eravikulam National Park Is Located about 15 km from Munnar. The main attraction of this park is the Nilgiri Tahr. This park is also home to several species of rare butterflies, animals and birds and also the Neelakurinji flower which blooms once in twelve years.

    Anamudi Peak
    Anamudi is located in eravikulam National Park. Standing at a height of 2700m,Anamudi Peak
    is the highest peak in south India.This peak is a favorite among trekkers.

    Tea Museum
    Munnar is famous for its tea and Tata Tea has opened a museum in munnar. This Tea Museum houses curios, photographs and machineries; all of which have a story to tell on the origins and growth of tea plantations in Munnar. The museum is located at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar and is worth a visit.

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    Munnar the peaceful tourist destination in God’s own country. Situated in the Idukki district of the Indian state of Kerala. The name Munnar is believed to indicate “three rivers”,referring to the town’s strategic place at the confluence of the Madhurapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers. It is a beautiful, peaceful hill station enclosed with unending expanse of tea plantations. Munnar enjoys an energizing climate, with brittle mornings and sunny blue skies in the winter though as with all of Kerala, torrential rains descend during the monsoons. This hill station is marked by enormous expanses of tea plantations, colonial bungalows, rivulets, waterfalls and cool weather. It is also an ultimate destination for trekking and mountain biking. And Munnar’s greenery and cool air draws streams of well heeled honeymooners and weekenders from the metropolitan cities of South India.

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    Munnar is also known as Kashmir of Kerala because it is most beauty place in Kerala. It is rich of natural beauty and fresh weather. Here, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetti Dam, Blossom Garden, Echo Point, Anamudi Peak, Mattupetti Indo-Swiss Farm, Top Station, Marayoor, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Water Falls etc are best places to visit.

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