Munnar Sightseeing Itinerary

Mode of Transport: Althoughlocal buses do ply on the roads of Munnar, but 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.

National Park excursion

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

First spot of sightseeing is towards the North and 15 km from Pallivasal, Eravikulam National Park

The park is famously known for being home to the Nilgiri tahr(fauna) and Neelakurinji (flora). Albeit sighting the animals are difficult. But the best part of the park is it offers majestic views of lush green grassland. Nature lovers and photo enthusiasts would spend long time here. The place is visited by large crowd, so get here early to avoid the queue at ticket counter.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hour

Next attraction will be a tea museum but before that head towards the town for some delicious lunch at Hotel Gurubhavan for veg and non veg cuisines at a price range of Rs. 300 – 400 for two.

If looking for pure veg restaurant, Saravanabhavan is the place to be which claims to be the largest vegetarian chain of restaurants.

This is also a popular market area. You can spend some time at Munnar Market and look for some local souvenirs.

Not just a Tea museum tour

02:00 PM – 05:00 PM

After quenching your hunger, head towards KDHP Tea Museum which is just 2 km from the centre of Munnar.

Kenan Devan Hills Plantation (KDHP) factory is managed by Tata Tea Limited. It is not an ordinary tea factory. It beautifully portrays the history of Kerala. It houses some of the ancient equipment and devices that were used during the colonial period. The building of the factory was used as a railway station for Kundala Valley Railways, once upon a time.

 It is a must visit destination.

Time duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

Waterfalls and Sunset point Visit

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Next spots are near Pallivasal and can be visited on your way back to your hotel.

Attukad Waterfalls is surrounded by rocky hills and dense green forest cover. The stream appears to be a string of pearls. The gushing sound of the falls brings a sense of calmness among the visitors.

Time duration: 30 – 45 minutes

Your last spot for the day is Pothamedu viewpoint 4 km from Attukad waterfalls and on your way to your hotel.

Pothamedu viewpoint is a vantage point to see the sunset and sunrise. Sunset over the green bed of Munnar hills will make a perfect end to the adventurous day.

Time duration: 30 – 45 minutes

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