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At an altitude of 1,524 metres and close to Anamudi, the highest peak in southern India, the cool climate of Munnar provides a welcome relief from the heat of the plains.

Visiting Munnar

Munnar is easily accessible from both Cochin and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and a visit to this hill station is recommended as part of a Kerala tour.

Tea plantations

Tea Pickers near MunnarThe surrounding hills are covered in a dense carpet of tea, which comprise some of the world’s highest plantations. A short guided stroll or a longer few days’ walk though the plantations allows you to see the local tea pickers at work and to enjoy the hill scenery that made Munnar a popular colonial retreat.

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Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our India specialists at 1-855-838-8478

Suggested itineraries featuring Munnar

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Munnar, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Accommodation choices for Munnar

We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Munnar. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.