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8 Romantic Activities to Do in Munnar & Idukki on Your Honeymoon

The scenic hill station of Munnar and Idukki attracts travelers from all around the world. Bestowed with exquisite flora and fauna along with the lush tea plantations, Munnar makes for a great honeymoon destination in Kerala. 

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Looking for a romantic itinerary for couples during your honeymoon in Munnar? 


1. Go trekking & camping on Top Station

Adorned with natural beauty and scenic landscapes everywhere, Munnar is the preferred destination for adventure seekers and honeymooners from all around India. Experience the thrill of adventure on your honeymoon by setting up a camp amidst the natural valleys, lush green forests, and waterfalls. 

Perched at an elevation of 1880 meters above sea level, the beautiful camping spot is known for a breathtaking bird’s eye view of Munnar. Soak in the captivating scenery of the impressive Western Ghats and Theni valley. The campsite is known for its untouched natural beauty amidst the dense forests. You can stay at the budget hotels in Munnar and plan your camping trip from there. 

Location of the camping site: Top Station, Munnar

2. Explore the highest tea plantation at the Kolukkumalai Tea Estate 
This one is one of the highest tea plantations in the world with a unique zig-zag ride. You can hike to the tea estate following the scenic mountain trails. Kolukkumalai is renowned for its premium tea leaves for the perfect cup of tea. The old tea factory located in this region is famous worldwide for its flavorful tea leaves. Don’t forget to pick up a few boxes of tea on your next visit to this estate if you are a tea-lover. Book a memorable stay during your honeymoon at the nearby 4-star hotels in Munnar

3. Plan a romantic picnic by the Lakkam Waterfalls

Munnar has several beautiful waterfalls such as Lakkam, Thoovanam, Attukal, and Chinnakanal, with a bank area, which makes it perfect for picnics and hiking. Plan a romantic picnic in the serene surroundings of the cascading Lakkam Waterfalls surrounded by trees. After the picnic, go for a trek to the nearby hilltops from the mesmerizing Lakkam waterfalls. Check out Oyo rooms for budget hotels in Munnar perfect for honeymooners this summer. 

4. Capture some romantic photos at the Rose Garden

Nothing speaks more of romance than roses! Visit the rose garden on your honeymoon which features fragrant rose blossoms along with strawberries, spices, and several fruits. Capture some romantic photographs with our spouse amid the scenic rose garden in Munnar.  Book hotel in Munnar while planning the sightseeing tours during your honeymoon. 

5. Go trekking around the scenic trails of Cheeyaparra Waterfalls

Pack your backpack and hike to the seven-step waterfall cascading across the exuberant green forests. You will need to trek to reach this place to explore the surrounding region that is dotted with rainforests. The waterfall is located on the Kochi-Madurai highway and is a popular destination for tourists in Munnar. Capture some memorable photographs of the Cheeyaparra waterfalls with your DSLR camera. Book a romantic stay at a hotel in Munnar with safe and hygienic accommodations. 

6. Go for a nature walk at Kumily, Idukki
Popularly known as the gateway to Thekkady, Kumily is located in the heart of the Western Ghats. This place is located on the outskirts of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore the tea and spice plantation and shop for some fragrant spices on your way back! You can book 4-star hotels in Munnar while exploring the local sightseeing tours. 

Popular tourist attractions in Kumily: Abraham’s Spice Garden, Thekkady Lake, nature walk, and trekking.

Easiest Route: Rajapalayam is the nearest railway station located 47 kilometers from Kumily. Cochin International Airport is 103 kilometers from where you can easily take a private vehicle to reach Kumily.

7. Visit the spice plantations at Peermade, Idukki

It is a great idea to explore the spice haven of Peermade on your honeymoon especially if you both are foodies. Explore the coffee, tea, pepper, cardamom, and rubber plantations set on the terrace plantation, which makes it one of the most scenic destinations near Munnar. 

Soak in the breathtaking views of mountains, luxuriant greenery, while savouring the exquisite aroma of coffee plantations. Enjoy the perfect bird’s eye view from the top of Peermade, which is perched at an elevation of 950 m above sea level. 

Popular tourist attractions in Peermade: Thrissanku Hills, activities like trekking, lake sighting, and learning about tea, coffee, spices, and rubber

Easiest Route: Kochi International Airport at a distance of 130 kilometers is the nearest airport to Peermade while Kottayam is the nearest railhead to Peermede at a distance of 51 kilometers.

8. Explore the scenic hamlet of Parunthumpara, Idukki

Explore this picturesque village located between Peermade and Thekkady, which is a popular honeymoon spot near Munnar. It is interesting to note that the name Parunthumpara in the local language translates to ‘Eagle Rock’. Soak in the majestic views of the exuberant greenery, meadows, and valleys. Take a leisurely stroll around the village or go for a romantic nature walk. Capture some insta-worthy photographs of the stunning scenery with your spouse. 

Easiest Route: Kottayam at a distance of 114 kilometers is the nearest you can reach Idukki by a train while Cochin International Airport is 133 kilometers. Take a cab to cover the rest of the distance in 3 hours.

These are some of the romantic destinations in Munnar and Idukki to add to your honeymoon travel itinerary this summer. 

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