Munnar is a beautiful place amidst high ranging mountains and valleys, cushioned across large expanses of tea estates and enriched in its strong essence of aromatic spices. It has always been referred to as God’s own land, making it much flocked by tourists from all across the world. Away from the busy and hectic urban schedules, people come here to find solace and tranquility, nurtured by natural beauty and fantastic weather conditions. Munnar is situated at an altitude of 1800 meters above sea-level. The best time of the year to visit this abundantly awesome land is from August to May. Munnar hotels assure a promising stay and make your holiday worth remembering and cherishing for life.
Munnar is located in the Idukki district of Kerala. It has always been a favorite among tourists for its picturesque towns, winding lanes and great trekking facilities. Mainly a tea town, the sprawling hills of Munnar bathe in blue color, once in 12 years. The reason being, the NeelaKurunji specie of flower that blooms once every 12 years, is found in abundance here. Munnar has many trekking and camping sites worth visiting. Some of them are Anamudi, which is Munnar’s highest peak as well. Other trekking and camping tourist picnic spots include Mathupetty, Pothamedu, Allukat and Nyayamakad. All these places are marked as beautiful picnic spots and an ideal location for excursions and adventurous activities. Munnar even excels in sandalwood trees. A place called Marayoor, at about 40 km from Munnar, is known as the only place in India, possessing natural growth of sandalwood trees. Even Kundala, 20 km from Munnar, offers picture perfect beauty and is marked by cherry blossoms twice every year. Munnar is a must visit for nature lovers and trekkers, as it offers a host of fun-filled activities to enjoy with your family during vacation time. Do not forget to buy the natural aromatic spices like cardamom, pepper and others which grow predominantly in this part of India. Also, tea lovers can have a variety of flavors to carry back as souvenirs from this place.
Best Munnar Hotels
One of the best hotels in Munnar, with 100% guest recommendation, is the T& U Hotel. It is a 3 star property, located at a distance of 500 meters from the main Munnar town. The hotel offers breathtaking view of the pristine hills and mountain ranges of the township, and is at a distance of 130 km from the nearest railway station or airport. Apart from all modern amenities well-arranged for its guests, the hotel is renowned for offering the best food in town. The hotel charges Rs.3780 for per night stay.
Next in the category of 100% recommended Munnar hotels is Hotel Hillview. It is a deluxe hotel in the southern Kashmir of India, i.e. Munnar. The hotel rooms offer well-organised modern amenities, and a perfect view of the lofty Western Ghats. The hotel consists of a recreational club and an Ayurveda center, which promises a complete relaxation and rejuvenation of mind, body and soul. The hotel contains a multi-cuisine restaurant which offers both North and South Indian delicacies. As commented by one of its guests, the hotel’s ‘location is really good and comfortable.’ For each night stay, one has to pay Rs. 1900, all inclusive.