Munnar Off-Beat Itinerary

Mode of Transport: Although local buses do ply on the roads of Munnar, they are restricted to main roads. Resorts and most of the attractions are remote from the main roads. To save time and energy, booking a taxi makes things a lot easier and simpler.

Option 1: You have a chance to visit the highest tea plantation factory in the world, Kolukkumalai Tea Factory, and it is likely to consume your whole day.

Option 2: If you have kids, we recommend to skip Kolukkumalai Tea Factory and visit an unusual adventure park, Dream and Fun Adventure.

Option 1: World’s Highest Tea Plantation

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Have your breakfast and try to get going by 9 o’clock and head towards Chinnakanal which takes an hour. Hereon, you have to hire a jeep which takes you through the tough roads along the hill with tea plantations. The up-hill journey in the jeep will take approx. 2 hours. The journey may sound to be difficult, but it is something you get to see exclusively when you visit Munnar. The majestic views keep you energized throughout the journey and tiredness doesn’t get to you.

Once you reach the factory, you are greeted by the generous and friendly staff and served freshly prepared tea from their factory. Then the tour of the multi-storeyed factory begins which takes close to an hour and a half. After gaining knowledge about various quality of tea, you cannot resist from buying a couple of boxes of all the varieties.

Return journey to your hotel will take 2 hours.

Also read: Munnar Full Itinerary

Option 2: Adventure Park on the hills

09:00 AM – 05:00 PM

The park opens at 9 o’clock in the morning. It takes around 30 mins to reach from Pallivasal. The park offers a plethora of adventurous rides and many activities. More details and bookings, visit their website

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