Munnar

Munnar is a beautiful hill station, and was the summer resort of the British tourists come here to see the vast tea plantations of the area. 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 for sightseeing countryside. It is also a popular place for Indian honeymooners.

Munnar is famous for its tea plantations, many of them started by the British. The “Kannan Devan” brand of Tea from Tata is cultivated and processed here.

The strobilanthus, a blue flower which blooms only every 12 years, is found in this region.Eravikulam national park is one of the main tourist attraction, where you can find the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr. A trek to Rajamala, in the morning is sure to spot a few friendly mountain goats. You can also find Gaur, Langur, Lion-tailed macaque, and Elephants depending on the season and time of travel.

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