About the Places to Visit in Munnar and the best things to do in the place

Munnar is the most popular hill stations in India. Located at the elevation of 6000 Feet above the sea level on the Western Ghats is the heaven for travelers of all age groups. Munnar offers a number of places to visit and is the best holiday spot for South Indians. To make your trip more memorable and joyful here is a list of the Places to Visit in Munnar.

Best Things to Do in Munnar

1 Attukad Waterfalls

Attukad Waterfalls

Attukad Waterfalls is the majestic cascade waterfall that gushes the streams of rocks located between Munnar and Pallivasal in the Idukki District. The area is surrounded by rich flora and fauna. These falls are the must-visit places in Munnar on the visit to Kerala. This place is perfect for spending time with loved ones, family, and friends.

The Waterfalls are the perfect destination in Munnar who are seeking for some thrill and fun. This fall can be reached only through the wooden bridge.

Adventures offered

Trekking in the forest area, swimming in the pool formed by the cascade falls are the adventures offered here.

Photography

Tourists can have great captures in this place and photography is free of cost.

Best Time to Visit

Tourists can visit the place during monsoon season occurred from September to June. As the place will definitely make you fall in love with nature.

Attukad Waterfalls Timings

One can visit the fall from morning 7:00 AM to evening 7:00 PM.

Entry Fee

The place does not charge any fee to visit and is for free for anyone.

How to Reach

Munnar to the Attukad Waterfalls – 9 KM and one has to travel for nearly 30 minutes to reach the place.

Cochin International Airport to the falls – 100 KM and one has to travel for about 3 hours.

Ernakulam Railway Station to Thekkady – 119 KM and can reach the destination with 4 Hours journey.

Kerala Bus station to the Thekkady – 106 KM and has to travel for 4 hours to reach the place.

Address

Attukad Waterfalls, Attukad Waterfall Road, Pallivasal, Kerala – 685565, India.

2 Rose Garden Munnar

Rose Garden in Munnar

Rose Garden in Munnar is an excellent spot of variety of plants that include crops like vanilla, cardamom, spices, and different varieties of fruit trees spread over 2 acres of land. This Garden is situated just 2 KM from the heart of the City and is one of the best places to visit in Munnar with the loved ones. The Rose garden in Munnar is 3500 feet above the sea level.

The Rose Garden in Munnar is not only home for varieties of Roses but also for a large variety of plants such as spices, fruits such as Strawberry, Rumbuta, Litchi, and Amla, Vanilla and Cardamom. Tourists, who love gardening and planting, can buy seed of flower plants and grow them as the memory of the garden in their respective places.

Rose Garden Munnar Timings

The Garden will be open from morning 10:00 AM to evening 5:00 PM.

Time to Spend

Tourists can spend a maximum of 2-3 hours in the rose garden to enjoy the beauty of the plants and have some clicks capturing the beauty of the garden and take back as a memory to your place.

Entry Fee of Rose Garden

The Garden charges the entry fee for the tourist and it is common for all Indians and Foreigners i.e., for Rs 20.

Photography

For Mobiles and Camera to take photos one has to pay Rs 20 and for the professional DSLR to have videos one has to pay Rs 500.

Best Time to Visit

Tourists can visit the place all throughout the year but the ideal time to visit the place is from September to May. One can see large varieties and breeds at this time.

How to Reach

Munnar to the rose garden – 3 KM and one can reach by traveling for nearly 10 minutes by taxi.

Address

Munnar Rose Garden, Aluva – Munnar Road, Rose Nagar, Mattupetty, Munnar, Kerala – 685612, India.

3 Echo Point, Munnar

Echo Point in Munnar

Echo Point in Munnar is the place situated on the laps of picturesque lakes and hills surrounded by green vegetation. This echo point is located at an altitude of 600 feet above sea level. The place is known for the echo. If anyone stands at the point and shouts the voice will be reflected back. Tourists can see a number of other tourists screaming for fun and enjoying.

The specialty of this place is the confluence of 3 mountain ranges – Kundala, Mudrapuzha, and Nallathanni. One can have a pleasant walk around the slopes of the hills and also have a boat ride in the lake. The place is surrounded by the number of birds and is a feast for bird lovers. The chirping of birds makes you feel pleasant and bring joy to you.

Things to do at the point

The place is famous for trekking and some routes can be found for trekking, boating, walking are some of the things one can do at this point.

Timings

The Echo Point will be open from morning 6:00 AM till evening at 7:30 PM.

Time to spend

 1-2 hours is the maximum time to spend time here.

Entry Fee

The entry fee is free of cost.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit the echo point is from winter to summer season ie, from September till May.

How to Reach

Munnar to Echo Point – 18 KM and on has to travel for nearly 1 hour to reach the place.

Address

Echo Point, Munnar-Top Station Highway, Idukki District, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala – 685616, India.

4 Munnar Top Station

 Munnar Top Station

Munnar one of the heavenly places in God’s Own Country.  This hill station is regarded as the largest tea growing area in South India and is one of the attractive places to visit in Munnar. The top station provides an excellent view of Western Ghats. Munnar at the time of British rule is used as the trans-shipment to deliver tea by train to Madupatty and Munnar. The Top Station is located 5578 feet above sea level.

Besides the tea estates, Neelakurinji Flowers is near and is the main region to visit in this place. The flowers will bloom once in 12 years and will make the sight very attractive and beautiful and are the rarest sight.

Timings

The place will be open from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day.

Time to spend

1-2 hours is the required time to spend.

Photography

This is the best place for photography and is free of cost.

Entry Fee

The entry is free of cost.

Best time to Visit

The ideal time to visit the place is between November to February as the weather is pleasant.

How to Reach

Munnar to Top Station Munnar – 2 KM and one can travel 8 minutes on the cab.

Address

Munnar Top Station Hwy, Munnar, Kerala – 685612, India.

5 Photo Point Munnar

Photo Point Munnar

One of the best spots for photography is the Photo Point. The view of tea estates makes you fall in love with nature and the place. A couple of snaps can be taken with the companions and save for the lifetime as one can take the greenery shots where there the scenic beauty can be captured. The place is not that worthy to visit but is one of the best places to visit in Munnar for photography lovers.

On can dress up as a tea planter and take a peek at the life of locals. Tourists can take a few shots on the dress of tea plantation workers for Rs 30-40 and the photographers there will develop a print immediately and give you.

Timings

This photo point will be open from morning 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM in the evening.

Time to spend

The tourists can spend a maximum of 1 hour

Photo Point Munnar Entry fee

The entry is for free.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit the place is from November to February.

How to Reach

Munnar to Photo Point Munnar distance is 5 KM and one can visit the place with 15 minutes drive in the cab.

Address

Photo Point, SH18, Kannan Devan Hills, Kerala 685612, India.

6 Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park

Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park

Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park is an eco-friendly place located in Munnar surrounded by beautiful nature. The park offers the number of adventures that thrills and make tourists enjoy to the maximum and is the must-visit places in Munnar. This is the perfect place for the adventure freaks. The place attracts all age groups as it offers age-wise adventures for the visitors.

Adventures offered in the park

Water Games and Rides, Human Gyroscope Ride, Rain Forest Trek Trail, Play Port, Nature Reserve Area, bull rides, paintball shooting, waterfall, Flying Fox, Jumaring, Tyre Walk, Archery, Earth Quake, Commando net, Free Climbing, Vampire Cave, Balloon Shooting, Human Gyro, Burma Bridge, Rope Cycling, Bamboo Hut, CrossWalk, Side Jolla, Horizontal Ladder, River Crossing, 12D Rider, Verticle Ladder and many adventures are offered by the amusement park for the visitors.

Timings

The Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park will be opened from morning 8:30 AM to evening 6:45 PM

Wonder Valley Amusement Park Munnar Entry Fee

The entry fee for the tourists who visit the park will be charged Rs 800 per person.

Time to Spend

One can spend a maximum of 3-4 hours in the park.

How to Reach

Munnar to the Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park distance is 14 KM and tourists have to travel for 30 minutes to reach the place in the car.

Address

Wonder Valley Adventure and Amusement Park, No. 89, Chithirapuram P.O Anachal, Munnar, Kerala 685565, India.

7 Chinnakanal Waterfalls

Chinnakanal Waterfalls

Chinnakanal Waterfalls is also known as the Power House Waterfalls. This waterfall is unique compared to the remaining waterfalls in Kerala. The waterfall height is over 800 meters and will be visible in the snow-white fall that lushes the rocks and hillocks. This waterfall is surrounded by the green tea plantations, mountains, streams with cool chilly water, misty hilltops.

Timings

The waterfall can be visited by the tourists any time as it is opened for 24 hours and the ideal time to visit is during the day time.

Time to Spend

Tourists can spend a maximum of 2 hours.

Entry Fee

The entry is free for anyone.

How to Reach

Munnar to Chinnakanal Waterfall is 16 KMand it is advisable to take a taxi/cab to reach the location.

Address

NH-49, Chinnakanal, Kerala 685618, India.

8 Lock Heart Gap

Lock Heart Gap

The Lock Heart Gap is also known as Lockhart Gap which is the prime attraction and offers the best adventures like trekking, mountaineering. The place is referred to like this name because the gap between the 2 mountains will be locked as a Locked heart.

The view from the place will feel you like you are in heaven if one sees the sunrise and sunset from this gap, and can get an amazing view of the lush green valley with birds surrounding the mountain. The hilltop offers and a panoramic view of the tea plantations and the valley surrounding the place.   

Entry Fee

Entry is free for anyone.

Timings

The place will be open from morning 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM on all days of the week.

Time to Spend

The maximum time to spend in the place is from a maximum of 1 to 2 hours.

How to Reach

Munnar to the Lock Heart Gap the distance is 15 KM and can reach within 35 minutes

Address

Lockhart Gap Road View Point, Idukki, Kerala – 685613, India.

9 Elephant Arrival Spot

Elephant Arrival Spot

The Elephant Arrival Spot is the place one can find on the way to the top station. The area is surrounded by vast green hills. Tourists will really enjoy and have fun by taking a ride on Elephants. The ride is very cheap and can be afforded by anyone so however visit this place can have a ride of elephant and have the fun to a great extent.

Timings

This elephant arrival spot will be open for the tourists from morning 9:00 AM to evening 5:00 PM

Time to spend

One can spend a maximum of 2 hours in the place.

Entry Fee

The entrance fee is for free for anyone who is visiting this place to spot the elephants.

How to Reach

Munnar to Elephant Arrival Spot Munnar distance is 2.2 KM and takes nearly 10 minutes to reach the place by taxi.

Address

SPOT, MSA Rd, Moolakadai, Munnar, Kerala 685612, India.

10 Kalari Kshethra

Kalari Kshethra

Kalari Kshethra is the home for martial arts, Kathakali, Indian Classical Dance. Kalarippayattu is called as the mother of martial arts and is the place one can learn Kung-Fu and Karate. This is one of the top places to visit in Munnar as one can know the art forms and how hard the people work for getting this art. The Kshethra conducts various workshops, classes, and performances preserving the ancient art forms.

Timings

For Kathakali performance the timings are from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For Kalarippayattu, the timings are 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Entry Fee

The children below 5 years the entry is free

Adults and children above 5 years the entry fee is Rs 200 per person for one show.

How to Reach

Munnar to the Kala Kshethra the distance is 63 KM and can reach the place within 3 hours.

Address

Nrithyathi Kala Kshethra, Erattayar, Kerala 685514, India.