Munnar

Hill Station - Munnar

Munnar

Munnar is a hill station in Idukki district of Kerala. Munnar is situated 5,200 ft above sea level in the Western Ghats range of mountains. Munnar meaning "three rivers" is at the confluence of the three rivers Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers. It is the largest panchayat in the Idukki districts and situated on the Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam taluk.

Munnar is a perfect destination for Naturists, culture, adventure and relaxation. There are many fascinating elements that make Munnar a good tourist spot. The thick forests and Tea plantations allure many people all over the world. The hospitality shown by the keralites makes people to visit Munnar and Kerala often.

Nature Walks

Can explore the virgin forests surrounding Nature Zone with the help of trained Naturists. You can go for a two to three days trekking or opt for a short Nature Walk.

Birding

Munnar Nature Zone is a paradise for birds in Munnar. The shola-grassland eco-system so typical of Munnar is home to large numbers of birds, many of them endemic. Commonly seen endemics are the nilgiri wood pigeon, nilgiri pipit, grey headed bulbul, black & orange flycatcher, broad tailed grass bird, crimson backed sunbird, grey breasted laughing thrush, nilgiri flycatcher, indian rufous babbler, white bellied blue flycatcher, white bellied short wing, white bellied treepie & the wyanad laughing thrush etc.

Trekking

Two to three hours of hard trekking could be done in Nature Zone estate itself. if you like to do a long trekking our naturist will be able to guide you through the track. Can trek through the forest,if you are a bit more adventurous. It starts from Nature Zone boundary.

Tent Camping

Nature Zone Jungle Munnar Resort Hotel offers opportunities to camp out in the wilds of Munnar. Enjoy a wide selection of spacious, level sites with picnic tables, water spouts and fire pits. Snuggle up around a crackling campfire and enjoy a cup of hot drink. Your cozy safari tents will be waiting for you when the fire is out.

Munnar is a place you would love to visit. It will be a place you would wish never to leave. For more details visit site http://rudrahospitality.com/naturezone/

Munnar Weather and Climate

As the Height varies from 4,760 ft to 8,842 arounf the region in and around Munnar and it is above sea level the temperature ranges between 5 °C (41 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in winter and 15 °C (59 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in summer. Temperatures will be reduced to as low as -4 °C (25 °F) in some region of Munnar.

Accessiblity

Munnar can be easily accessible from Kochi and Coimbatore.
Nearest major railway stations : Ernakulam and Aluva (approximately 140 kilometres by road)
Functioning Railway station : Udumalaipettai
Nearest Airport : Cochin International Airport, which is 105 kilometres away.

By bus

Munnar bus station is on the main street, Main Bazaar.
Kochi - Takes around 6 hours.
Aluva - Nearest bus station to the Cochin International Airport. About 4 hrs uphill to Munnar, and 3-3.5 hrs downhill.
There is government-operated bus and privately operated bus.

Munnar Emergency numbers

Police control room 100
Fire station 101
Ambulance 103

Clothing : Warm Clothes and Rain Gear
Temperature : Min. 0 °C - Max. 25 °C