Greenery, Mountains covered with tea plantations, forests, wild life, valleys, trekking and mountains are the memories that comes in when you hear about best places to visit in Munnar .Refreshing breeze, mountains covered with mist and acres of tea plantations, beautiful valleys and mud roads between tea gardens and some adventurous ride through the hair pin curves would definitely be enthralling to anyone, and that is exactly why Munnar is one among the most loved hill stations in India and Munnar Tourism is well known. Stretched along the Western Ghats, this ‘hill range’ as it is widely called, has many breathtaking sights and landscape perfect for honeymoon and even for a family vacation.
* TATA Tea Museum
Tata Tea Museum is located at the Nallathanni estate and the museum has curios and photographs that traces the growth and evolution of tea plantations in Munnar right from the tea sapling to an automated tea factory where it is processes. The Museum is a fitting tribute to the efforts put on by the initial planters in transforming one of the most popular hill stations and the epicenter of tea trade in Kerala : The entry fee to the Tata tea museum is Rs. 75 per person and you can enjoy a free cardamom tea along with the demonstration of the history of tea in Munnar.
* Blossom Park
Hydel / Blossom Park is situated near the Pallivasal hydro-electric project and you can enjoy activities like Cycling, boating and roller skating as well as Hammocks& meditation caves . This is an ideal picnic spot for families who are looking for holidays with kids in Kerala and the entry fee is only Rs.10.
* Pothamedu ViewPoint
Pothamedu ViewPoint: You can watch the beauty of the Munnar mist that is engulfing the green hills from Pothanmedu View point.The drive to the Pothamedu ViewPoint takes you over an old bridge and narrow roads and the views during the drive is also very scenic. You should try to sip the hot tea from the tea shop near the view point to enjoy the feel of Munnar to the full.
* Attukal Waterfalls
Attukal Waterfalls is a must go tourist spot in Munnar where you can view a waterfall amidst hills and jungles. The waterfalls are at a nice location between Munnar and pallivasal and the road to reach itself is so beautiful.There is a narrow bridge through which you can drive your car and watch the falls but this is slightly risky as there are potholes in the bridge. There’s a small tea shop cum view point near the falls from which one can have a close look at the falls and sip a hot cup of cardamom tea.
* Top Station
Top Station is a view point at the highest altitude in Munnar and is located at a distance of almost 40+ KM’s from Munnar. If you are visiting Munnar, you need to be very lucky to reach top station when the sky is clear – without fog . It rains in Munnar frequently as a result of which fog covers the beautiful views from Munnar. The drive to top station is pretty long but the drive has beautiful views, tea gardens and two dams on the way. It is better to visit the Top Station initially and visit the dams etc on the way back if you are planning to start early from Munnar.