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A Rendezvous With Munnar
Ritco ToursMunnar, a small picturesque hill station, is located in the eastern part of Kerala at an altitude of 1524 meters. The serene hill station is perched on the lap of Kannan Devan hills and is situated at the backdrop of three mountain streams, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. The place has greenery, lakes, reservoirs and some of the highest tea estates in the world. The place also has good facilities for adventure sports. Today more and more people are visiting this hill station to enjoy its mind relaxing surroundings and rejoice its breathtaking beauty.



Things You can do in Munnar
» Sightseeing : The main attractions of picturesque Munnar include Anaimudi, Christ Church, National Adventure Foundation and the virgin forests and tea plantations of the place.

» Eating-out : The resorts of Munnar like Gayatri, Chancellor, Oak Fields and Siena Village have some of the best multi cuisine restaurants. They serve both Keralan local cuisine and continental dishes.

» Adventure Sports & Trekking : The spectacular ambience, the salubrious atmosphere and the ideal trekking routes makes Munnar one most perfect destination for the trekkers. Trekking is a sheer joy at Munnar. Gliding and hiking are also most popular with the visitors. You can also indulge in boat rides here.


Sightseeing in Munnar
» Anaimudi : A breathtaking view of Anaimudi, the highest peak of southern India at an altitude of 2,695 meters is available from Munnar. The virgin forests and tea plantations: Munnar provides a great panoramic view of the unadulterated forests and hills.Quiet walks and hiking around this small hill station is very popular among tourists. The lush green tea estates of Munnar are a real treat to the eye. One can witness and learn the entire tea making process right from plucking to processing and packaging of tea at the Kundala tea plantation of Munnar.

» Attukal : People who have a flair for adventure please make sure that you visit Attukal which is an ideal place for long trekking. Attukal is ideally situated between Munnar and Pallivasal and is a feast for the eyes with its panoramic waterfalls and rolling hills.

» Christ Church : This is an important place to visit in Munnar. It was constructed in stones by the British in 1910. Today, it is known for its stained glass windows and a number of brass plaques in memory of the tea planters of Munnar.

» Echo Point : Echo Point is situated at a distance of about 15 km from Munnar and derives its name from the natural echo characteristics here. The Echo point comes on the way to Top Station from Munnar.

» Rajamala : Home of the Nilgiri tahr, Rajamala is situated at a distance of about 15 km from Munnar, at a height of 2695 m above sea level. The total number of Nilgiri Tahrs in Rajamala is estimated to be over 1300.

Ritco Tours» Kundala : Situated at a distance of about 20 km from Munnar, Kundala is a picturesque town of Kerala The main attractions of the place are the Golf Course, which belongs to Tata Tea Ltd and the Kundala artificial dam. Aruvikkad Waterfall is also near Kundala.

» Power House Waterfalls : The Power House Waterfalls is situated at a distance of about 18 km from Munnar. On the way to Thekkady from Munnar cascades down a steep rock 2000 m above sea level. The place is beautified with the picture perfect Western mountain ranges, and is an ideal place for a break en route to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

» Malankara Reservoir : Situated at a distance of about 6 kms from Thodupuzha is the Malankara Reservoir. Located on the Thodupuzha - Moolavattom road, this artificial lake is accessible by road. If interested in boating and fishing, then this is the place for you.

» National Adventure Foundation : Adventure sports like hiking and para gliding are very popular in Munnar. In this regard, it becomes imperative to make a mention of the National Adventure Foundation. The foundation conducts courses on para gliding for the adventure lover. Boating in the sparkling lakes of Munnar is another option available for the tourists. Without doubt, Munnar is the best place for those who love nature and adventure to the hilt.


Excursion from Munnar
Munnar is a beautiful hill station of Kerala and is surrounded by alluring destinations which are a delight to visit. Some of them are Pothamedu (6 km), Devikulam (7 km), Power house waterfalls (18 km), Kundala (20 km) and Vilara which is 10 km from Adimalai on the Kochi-Madurai highway. If time permits you can extend your tour and visit these stunning places around Munnar.


Most Ideal Time to Visit Munnar
Munnar has a tropical climate and experiences all the seasons. Rains are generally fall between the months of June and September. The best time to visit Munnar is between the months of October and March.


Getting There
» By Air : The nearest airport from Munnar is Kochi at a distance of 130 kms. Flights operate between Kochi and most other domestic destinations. Other alternative is Madurai (in Tamil Nadu) about 162 km away. Taxis and buses are easily available from here.

» By Trains : Kochi is also the nearest railhead from Munnar. Kochi has good connectivity with the rest of India through rail network.Taxis and buses are easily found here to reach Munnar.

» By Road : Munnar has good road connectivity with the rest of Kerala as well. Both Madurai and Coimbatore are at a time distance of 6 hours from Munnar. Buses operate regularly to Munnar from these destinations. Taxi and bus services are available from Thiruvananthapuram (via Alappuzha or Kottayam), Thekkady, Kochi, Theni, Palani, Madurai, Coimbatore, Kodaikanal, Chinnar, Devikulam, etc.

» Private Vehicles : You can contact us for this, as we are well established with an extensive number of cars and coaches (ranging from luxury to budget and between) for the tourists from all over.


Anchoring in Munnar
Ritco ToursMunnar is a calm and quiet hill station and the one which offers serene ambience to relieve you of all the tensions and stress of daily life. Those of you who do not like crowded hill stations, Munnar is the right choice to be in. It is a delightful place to visit with extremely beautiful landscape which is a treat to the eyes. People who visit Kerala should definitely visit this appealing and secluded land which offers one in a lifetime experience of immense natural beauty.

Munnar is a remote area and the nearest airport and the railway station is at Kochi which lies at a distance of 130 kms from Munnar. Once you reach Kochi, you can hire a bus or a taxi which will take you to Munnar.

Its our immense pleasure to inform you that we provide excellent transportation facilities via our wide range of cars and coaches. You can book with us as soon as you plan tour trip. If that is not possible please contact us

either at Kochi airport or Kochi railway station once you reach there. Its our assurance that your conveyance will be our responsibility and your tour will be an absolute luxury.


Accommodations
Munnar has good accommodation facilities for tourists. However, during the peak season, it would be better to go in for advance booking.






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