Munnar is one the most popular hill station in South India situated in the Idukki District of Kerala.Words can fall short to describe the beauty of this amazing place, the panoramic view of the tea plantations,the misty hills, the tall trees and the narrow water streams.
The best time to visit this place would be between the month of September- May.Don't forget to pack your warm clothes if you are travelling during the Winters as the place gets freezing in the evenings .The temperature drops to as low as 7-deg Celsius and you can expect rains anytime during October- December, so pack your umbrella's too.
How to reach :
By air : You can take a flight to Kochi( Ernakulam ), hire a private cab or head to the Aluwa bus stand which is approximately half hour drive from the airport and take a bus to Munnar. If you are lucky you will find a direct bus to Munnar otherwise you will have to change at several places to reach Munnar. It is around 300kms from Aluwa bus stand. So, It will take a good 6-7hours to reach Munnar by bus. By a private cab, it will take around 5 hours.
By train : The nearest railway station to Munnar is Ernakulam Junction.After reaching Eranakulam travel to Aluwa bus stand or you can hire a private cabs. Private cabs are fast but they charge a huge amount so make sure you bargain well on that.
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