Munnar – A place Where you get the Heavenly feel
Munnar is especially known for its scenic beauty of nature. Its climate and the environment make the person to feel like spending time in heaven. If someone wants to free from all his work pressure and tensions this is the world’s best part to spend some time. It is also a lovely, romantic and sexy place for newly married couples and lovers. The climate will makes you to feel romantic. Munnar is the wonderful place where the mountain kisses the clouds. One can feel the mild drizzle in Munnar where bike ride makes lot of enjoyment.
Munnar is the beautiful hill station located in the Idukki district of Kerala which is the southwestern state of India. Munnar is situated at around 1600 meters above the ground level. Munnar has the highest peak in south India which is known as Anaimudi, 2695 meters. Neelakurinji is one of the beautiful flower blossoms once in every twelve years among the exotic flora and fauna in Munnar. It is called as Munnar because of the Meet of three rivers. One should not miss visiting Munnar in his life time.
There are number of beautiful spots in Munnar which makes the eye wider to view its amazing beauty.
Eravikulam National Park
One of the main attractions near Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. It is the home to colorful wildlife including the endangered Nilgiri tahr (ibex), ruddy mongoose and 120 bird species. Anaimudi, South India’s highest peak is inside the Eravikulam National Park where anyone can experience the trekking with the permission of forest and wild life authorities. The park also becomes the hot destination when the hill slopes are covered with the flower NeelaKurinji which blossoms once in twelve years.
Mattupatty is famous for its Indo- Swiss livestock project, a specialized dairy farm. Here, one could come across various breeds of cow. It is situated 13 km away from Munnar. It’s also known for its beautiful lake which offers and pleasant boat ride.
Top station is 32 Km away from Munnar is at the height of 1700 meter from sea-level. To have a panoramic view of neighboring state Tamilnadu and to view the blue carpet of Neelakurinji flower one must visit the Top station while visiting Munnar.
Pallivasal is located 13 km from Munnar near chitrapuram which is the venue of the first hydroelectric plant in Kerala.
The Stone Christ Church
The Stone Christ Church was built by the British in 1910 is adorned with renowned work of glass. It is situated inside the Eravikulam National Park.
Chinnakanal and Anayirangal
A waterfalls is there in chinnakanal which is nearer to the Munnar. The waterfalls is known as the power house of waterfalls, located 2000m from the sea-level. Anayirangal is 22km from Munnar, a green carpet of tea plantations. It is a dam surrounded by tea plantations and beautiful forests.
Image by NJ.. ell brown flickrPrince under cc license