Munnar is located at the confluence of three mountain streams videlicet Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Located at an altitude of 1600 meters above the sea level, the place offers an ideal escapade from the heat and buzzing of urban life into the tranquil laps of nature. The mist covered rolling hills, exotic plantations, colonial remnants, panoramic views, and pristine wilderness all add to the exquisite beauty of this hill station.
The exotic flora and fauna found in the region further accentuates the beauty of Munnar. Munnar cordially welcomes a visitor by rolling out a plush green velvet carpet of green valleys laced with tea plantations. This fairytale town will stupefy you with its dazzling kaleidoscopic visions of nature. Come along and discover the fascinating magic of Munnar as we take you on a virtual magic carpet ride to this exotic land.Just 130km from Cochin.
Duration of the Trip: It was a trip of 10 hours by bus & 12 hours by train from Bangalore.
Transportation: We travelled through train from Bangalore to Ernakulam and back to Bangalore. We had board bus from Bangalore City bus station at 8:15 pm on Friday and reached Ernakulam bus station next morning at 7:25 am.
For returning back to Bangalore, we had board the train i.e. Ernakulam Express , at 4:25 pm at Wednesday from Ernakulam station and reached Bangalore at 6:55 am next morning.
Ticket cost Rs 272/- for Sleeper classes, Rs 735/- for 3 tiers AC and Rs 1008/- for 2 tiers AC for each.
We hired a bolero traveller for taking us to Munnar, going for sightseeing and bringing back to Ernakulam for Rs 7000/-.
The trip was great , Loved the places, climate, people. It's became one of my favorite places to visit again .