After completing the tour of the tea factory, make your way to Meesapulimala. Located on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, Meesapulimala is the second highest peak in South India. It is about two-and-a-half hour drive from Munnar. Once you reach the top, you get breathtaking views of the green valleys below as you are engulfed in clouds. The ride to the peak is an adventure in itself. Taking you through curvy roads and gushing waterfalls, it is bound to give you an adrenaline rush.
When to go
Winter months of December to February are the peak season in Munnar because of the pleasant weather and tourist activities. The monsoons from June to September are another great time to visit as Munnar looks exceptionally beautiful around this time. The surroundings are lush green and the waterfalls are full and can be witnessed in their full glory.
As a popular tourist hot spot, Munnar offers a number of stay options. Here are a few to choose from:
Elixir Hills Suites Resort and Spa (Rs 9,000 onward)
Munnar Tea County Resort (Rs 4,100 onward)
Hotel Emerald Inn (Rs 1,800 onward)
Flight from Delhi to Kochi
Rs 3,500 onward
Taxi from Kochi to Munnar
Rs 2,500 onward
Rs 1,000 onward
Meal for two
Rs 300 for two onward
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