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OYO Home 19576 Kaycees Castle
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OYO Home 16899 Peaceful 2BHK
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OYO Home 23612 Elegant 2BHK
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OYO Home 23612 Elegant 2BHK Home
Olimbian K Beenamol Road, Konnathady, Munnar
4.7 Excellent
21 Ratings
₹ 2045
₹ 3052 per night
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OYO 16830 Home Exotic 4BHK White Snow Cottage
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OYO Home 16464 Luxury Cottage
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OYO 24816 Munnar Days
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OYO 24816 Munnar Days OYO Rooms
Near, Panchayath Hospital Road, Moolakkada, Old Munnar., Munnar
4.7 Excellent
453 Ratings
₹ 1701
₹ 2539 per night
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For those looking to escape city life and enjoy a few blissful days in the heart of nature should plan a trip to South India’s largest tea-growing area – Munnar. There are a number of rolling hills surrounding Munnar, which adds to the beauty of the place. The landscape is dotted with emerald-green tea plantations that have been clipped and contoured. The mountain scenery is quite breathtaking.

Munnar - Places to Visit

In Munnar, one is most often than not above the clouds as veils of mist pass by and cling to the mountaintops. Munnar town may not be as appealing as the outskirts, but it is still quaint. However, a few kilometres out of town, and one can expect to be engulfed in different shades of green. The town was once referred to as the High Range of Travancore. Today, however, Munnar is the commercial hub of a few of the world’s highest tea-growing estates. A large chunk of the plantations are operated and managed by corporate giant Tata, with local cooperative Kannan Devan Hills Plantation Company (KDHP) managing the rest. For tourists looking to take in the sights of a beautiful waterfall should definitely visit Atukkad Waterfalls. The falls are located on the way to Pallivasal amid thick. The water is cold, while the area is among the best trekking spots in Munnar. The secluded cascades of Atukkad are a sight to behold. Echo Point is home to the rare Kurunji flower. For those wanting to know what they sound like, the echo generated will give you the exact replica. There is a picturesque lake located near a hillock. Young travellers usually frequent this tourist spot. It is also a good picnic spot for camping. Shutterbugs will be able to take out a few stunning photographs here. Ever wanted to stay in the lap of nature, Chithirapuram is famous for its green tea plantations, old bungalows, playgrounds and cottages. It is located about 10 kilometres from Munnar.

Munnar - Best time to Visit

The site is visited by a number of tourists who enjoy the old worldly charm. The best time to visit Munnar is between the winter months – from December to February. The weather is pleasant for sightseeing and other adventure activities like trekking. It is also a good vacation spot for honeymooners.

Accommodation in Munnar

One can find a slew of branded and affordable hotels in and around Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty, Devikulam and other locations. The OYO premium and budget hotels are well equipped with essential amenities. One can even choose to stay proximate to the Rose Garden or Tea Museum.

Events in Munnar

Nehru Trophy Boat Race: August

Held in the month of August, the Nehru Trophy Boat Race is one of the most popular events of Munnar. Men and women use innovative designs to decorate their boats and deck them in adornments. The banks of the Punnamada Lake are flooded by people as they seat themselves in the temporary spectator pavilions. The day starts with vibrant traditional performances after which the races begin. There are separate races for men and women. They compete fiercely as the crowd cheers on amidst music echoing through the shore. The festivities last through the night when people gather together for a grand feast to celebrate their wins and efforts. It is an extremely delightful event that you must witness at least once in your lifetime. Book your OYO at Munnar and immerse yourself in this celebration.

Onam: August-September

Onam is the biggest festival of Munnar celebrated in the honor of King Mahabali. Thousands of tourists visit the town for the celebration.The people make elaborate arrangements and preparations for this grand carnival. The ten day festivity features an array of religious ceremonies and cultural programs. The rich cultural heritage of the state comes out in its best form as the folk dancers enthrall the audiences with their splendid performance while musicians play the melodious folk music of the state. Many sport events are also held and a major highlight is the snake boat race held on the palm fringed lagoons. Hundreds of boatsmen decorate their boats and compete as the crowd cheers on. A grand feast called Onasadya is also held featuring a nine-course scrumptious meal. If you seek a quiet getaway to a picturesque town with a rich culture, visit Munnar during Onam. Book an OYO to make the experience truly unforgettable.

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What is a good time to visit Munnar?
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Munnar is a magnificent hill station and is known as the Kashmir of South India. The best time to be here is in the winters between December and February. The temperature during this time is about 10oC which is ideal for the tourists to enjoy pleasant weather while rock climbing and trekking. Summers are also quite comfortable in Munnar with the temperature staying between 19o C and 35o C. A lot of people love to visit Munnar in the monsoon season because the hill station looks breathtaking at this time. So, if you do not mind heavy rain showers and would love a quiet vacation you can be here between June and September.
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Where to shop in Munnar?
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Shopping in Munnar has its own charm. If you are planning to shop here, do it on the streets and you will get an unforgettable experience. You can shop at Munnar Market, Mattupetty Dam Market, Marakkar Shopping Centre and Aranya Naturals.
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What all can the tourists do on the visit to Munnar?
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Munnar is a picture-perfect hill station with low flying clouds, lush tea plantations, rolling hills and water sliding down in streams. There many activities that can be done in here depending on the time of visit. All these activities are a must try because you won’t be able to experience them anywhere else in the country. Some of the best ones are, explore the tea estates, go trekking, visit wildlife sanctuaries, go mountain biking, rock climbing, rappelling and last but not the least, stay in a tree house.
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What are some of the budget and premium accommodation options in Munnar?
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OYO Rooms have plenty of budget and premium accommodations in Munnar. You can choose one based on its location and also your budget.
Budget Accommodations
 Kerala for Rest Inn
 Hide and Seek Resort
 Evergreen Holidays
 Greenland Residency
Premium Accommodations
 Laacienekkas Valley Resort
 Heavenly Heights
 Lime Light Resort
 Munnar Crown
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What is the best food that you can eat here?
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Munnar offers a huge spread of lip-smacking food to travellers. It has a happening street food culture and is also dotted with many fine dine restaurants that will leave you with amazing tastes in your mount. Some of the must-try local delicacies are appam with stew, idiyappam with egg curry, spicy chicken fry, Kerala prawn curry, beef fry with Malabar parotta, ari pathri and chicken curry and fish fry. Restaurants that you should visit are Silvertips, Sarvana Inn, Royal Retreat, Rapsy Restaurant, SN Restaurant and Sarath Inn.
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Is the city covered by metro or bus network? What is the best way to travel across the city?
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Munnar does not have a metro network but it offers good connectivity through Government buses. You can also rent a taxi to explore Munnar and nearby areas. There is also an option of renting bikes and bicycles. Munnar also has autorickshaws that run on meters.
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How to Reach Munnar?
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If you are travelling by air, you will have to take a flight to Cochin which is 125 km from Munnar. By train, you will have to get down at Kochi or Ernakulam which are the nearest big railway stations. Aluva is the actually the nearest station at 120 km. Once you reach any of the mentioned destinations you will have to take a cab or a bus to reach Munnar.
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Which are the best trekking Trails in Munnar?
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Munnar has some breathtaking trails. The best ones are, Chokramudi, Idukki, Chummar, Kannan Devan Hills, Chithirapuram and Lakshmi Hill Trek.
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Which are the famous local festivals of Munnar?
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Festivals in Kerala are full of traditions and show off their rich cultural heritage. There are many festivals all around the year and you can attend one or two based on when you are visiting. Some of the famous ones are Nehru Trophy Boat Race, Attukal Pongala, Thrissur Pooram Festival and Onam.
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Where to buy tea in Kerala?
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Now that you have explored the tea gardens, you will definitely want to buy some tea. You can buy it at the Tea Museum, Kannan Devan Hills Plantations, Abaas & Co Tea Merchants and Green Land Spices Supermarket.