Places To Visit In Munnar
Stunning and picturesque, Munnar is perched at the highest altitude of 6000 feet in Western Ghats of India. It is picture-perfect hill station that has a lot of greenery and natural brilliance to offer. Have look at the most awe-inspiring places to visit in Munnar.
Mattupetty Dairy Farm: You will not know what you may miss if you do not visit the Dairy Farm. It is popularly known as the Indo-Swiss Farm which is a highly specialized farm with an umpteen number of dairy activities going on there. The farm is run by the Indo-Swiss Livestock Project and is home to hundreds of best quality cattle that are reared here. The most interesting aspect is that the farm is a witness to a variety of new activities that involve scientifically to produced dairy products. Do take a camera with you so that you can capture the special moments here.
Eravikulam National Park: The Eravikulam National Park should be an integral part of your Kerala tour. Among the various places to see in Munnar, Rajamala in Eravikulam is home to a very rare species, the Nilgiri Tahr (also known as Hemitragas hylocres). It is a rare mountain goat that you will only find here in the hills of Munnar. Earlier, the park was a stretch of wild woods that was later converted into the park to provide a safe sanctuary to the rare and endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr. Besides, there are other animals like elephants, deer and leopards to catch here.
Tea Museum: Being in Munnar, you should not miss the Tea Museum, which is one the major sites to visit here. It is first of its kind in the country. Nestled at KDHP's Nullatanni estate, the museum offers rare displays related to the tea plantation industry here. Visiting the museum will give you insights into the laborious tea processing tasks. While sightseeing in Munnar, you would definitely like to click pictures in the tea garden. The purpose of building the museum is to manifest the growth of tea plantations which have been in existence for over more-than-a-century. Rest assured you will take a lot of memories with you from here.