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Embark on an elephant safari, trek through a large national park and see rare animals at this popular resort town in southwest India.

The picturesque hill town of Munnar sits at an altitude of about 6,000 feet (1,829 meters). This former summer resort of the British rulers is set among a landscape of mountains, valleys and hills covered with tea plantations. Scale tall peaks, see exotic plants and travel through the terrain on an elephant.

Munnar's appeal lies in its beautiful surroundings. Explore the hills and mountains that encircle the town when you visit Eravikulam National Park. This huge area covers 37 square miles (97 square kilometers) and includes Anamudi, the highest peak in south India. Trek to the summit, 8,842 feet (2,695 meters) above sea level. Your trip will take you across hills that are filled with flowers including the nelelakurinji flower. This blossoms every 12 years, covering the hills in carpets of purple and blue flowers. The next bloom is due in 2018.

Eravikulam National Park is home to many species of birds, butterflies and mammals, such as elephants, boars, buzzards and eagles. See if you can spot the Nilgiri thar, endangered mountain goats that are endemic to this part of India.

Give your feet a rest and explore Munnar’s natural beauty on an elephant safari. The Carmelagiri Elephant Park offers elephant rides through valleys, forests and along hill paths.

Venture 9 miles (15 kilometers) outside of Munnar to Echo Point and experience the natural phenomena that gives the lakeside destination its name. Whether you whisper, shout, talk or scream, you’ll hear your voice echoed back to you from the surrounding hills.

Munnar has been growing tea since the late 19th century and there are many tea estates in and around the town. Tour the Kolukkumalai Tea Estate. It’s believed to be one of the highest tea plantations in the world. Visit the factory to see how tea is processed and savor the aromas and flavors of different varieties of teas at the tea tasting center.

The hill town is about 68 miles (110 kilometers) from the nearest major airport, Cochin International in the city of Kochi. The bus journey from there takes about 4 hours. Stay in hotels, guest houses or resorts and enjoy a vacation destination known for its mountain views and wildlife.

Top hotels in Munnar

Treebo Trend Misty Garden Resorts & Spa
Treebo Trend Misty Garden Resorts & Spa
3 out of 5
Munnar Colony Rd, Pattaline, Thaalumkandam, Mankulam, Devikolam, Kerala
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$38 per night from 13 Dec. to 14 Dec.

Situated in Devikolam, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Rose Garden, St. Thomas Marthoma and Mount Carmel Church. Carmal Church and Munnar Juma Masjid ...

2.7/5 (3 reviews)
Good place for retreat

"The place is very nice clean and descent but it is located Very far from Munnar city actually the driver charged extra 2000 rupees for the ride to Munnar"…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct. 2019

Treebo Trend Misty Garden Resorts & Spa
Spice Jungle Resort
Spice Jungle Resort
3 out of 5
Near Recreation Club, Pallivasal, Devikolam, Kerala
The price is NZ$31 per night from 1 Dec. to 2 Dec.

Situated in Devikolam, this hotel is steps away from Munnar Juma Masjid, Carmal Church and Mount Carmel Church. Tata Tea Museum and St. Thomas Marthoma are also ...

3.5/5Good! (11 reviews)
Disappointing of net booking at Spice jungle resor

"We are so disappointed with spice jungle resort stay why because first thing finding difficult to locate this resort and we can't able to reach with our vehicle since we've to depends with resort jeep to reach the main road. Highlight was they have only one old jeep which is frequently break down. ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 May 2019

Spice Jungle Resort
Parakkat Nature Resorts
Parakkat Nature Resorts
5 out of 5
2nd Mile, Pallivasal, Devikolam
The price is NZ$126 per night from 11 Dec. to 12 Dec.

Situated in a national park, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Mount Carmel Church, Carmal Church, and Munnar Juma Masjid. St. Thomas Marthoma ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (18 reviews)
Superb Treatment at Budget Price

"Parakkat's service was absolutely first class with big smiles. They greet each and every guest with superb greeting and a Tika on the forehead. They line up by your car and wish you farewell when you checkout. This is the type of service one expects from a Rp35000 ($500/night) not a sub Rp7000 stay. ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Parakkat Nature Resorts
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Munnar

OYO Home 16457 Exotic Cottage
OYO Home 16457 Exotic Cottage
434 Munnar - Gudarala Rd, Ikka Nagr, Devikolam

Situated in Devikolam, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Mount Carmel Church, Carmal Church and Munnar Juma Masjid. St. Thomas Marthoma and ...

OYO Home 16457 Exotic Cottage
GuestHouser 4 BHK Homestay f531
GuestHouser 4 BHK Homestay f531
3 out of 5
Theresian Homestay, Kulangara House, Near Tea County Resorts, Ikka Nagar, Devikolam, Kerala
The price is NZ$325 per night from 1 Dec. to 2 Dec.

Situated in Devikolam, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Mount Carmel Church, Carmal Church and Munnar Juma Masjid. Rose Garden and St. Thomas ...

GuestHouser 4 BHK Homestay f531
OYO Home 16464 Luxury Cottage
OYO Home 16464 Luxury Cottage
436 Munnar - Gudarala Rd, Ikka Nagr, Devikolam

Situated in Devikolam, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Mount Carmel Church, Carmal Church and Munnar Juma Masjid. St. Thomas Marthoma and ...

OYO Home 16464 Luxury Cottage
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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