Duration : 3 Days
Tour Type : Private Trips
Key Sight : Tea Plantations, Hill stations, Wildlife Sanctuary, Nilgiri Thar
Once you are in the Nilgiri hills of Munnar; there is nothing else you will wish for! And that’s the magic of natural beauty – lush greenery, dew drops and the clouds which are so near at times that you feel like touching them! And amidst this amazing feeing, we will take you down the lane to explore the best of places in Munnar – tea plantations, wildlife sanctuary and a walk up the hills.
On the day 1st we will pick up from your hotel or airport and drive you to Munnar. On the way, you will see lush greenery and hills filled with trees. Munnar basically means three rivers” referring to confluence of 3 rivers – Madhurapuza, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers. One of the best hill stations of Kerala; it was established long back in the Western Ghats.
There are numerous places to see around. And so, we will begin with the Tea Plantations which are the heart of Munnar. In the year 1976, these plantations were taken over by TATA’S – one of the biggest manufacturers of tea in India.
Here we will take you around to see a factory, where the entire process of picking, segregating, drying, threshing and aroma packing is done.
Lunch will be in a South Indian Restaurant so that you can enjoy the flavours of south Indian delicacies.
In the evening, you can take a walk down the Photo Point. A picturesque place to see, explore and settle down – here you can take snaps and explore the natural beauty! The dinner and stay shall be at the pre – booked hotel only.
As we said before, Munnar is a bounty of beauty; here you will see nature at its best! And in this natural cradle, there live hundreds of animal and plant species! So, on the 2 day we will take you to Rajmalai natural Sanctuary or Eravikulam National Park (whichever is open).
Here you can see various Indian Species including Panther, tigers, Gaur, Elephant, Sambar, Giant squirrel, champak squirrel, Spotted deer and so on. A number of birds too can be seen! In the afternoon, after lunch we will take you to Mattupetty Lake, a man – made lake formed by hydro – electricity dam (Mattupetty Dam). Night stay and dinner shall be the hotel only.
Next day we will begin exploring more. On this day we will take you to 2 wonderful waterfalls of Munnar – Nyayamakad and Attukul. Nature bestows upon them and its peaceful to sit down and see the water falling. Lunch will be at a good restaurant on the way to next destination.
After this, the next big thing you will explore is the Indo – Swiss Cattle Breading Centre Cum Dairy Project. This shall be the last stop of the tour and we will take you back to the hotel. Next day we will drive you to airport for your departure back home.