A paradise for nature's lover, Munnar is situated at the confluence of
three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathani & Kundala. This hill
station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in
South India. Munnar is a picturesque scope of the lofty Western Ghats.
tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, and holiday facilities
make this a popular resort town. Miles and miles of unending tea plantations
are there to welcome you. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and
grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in
the blue every twelve years, will bloom next in 2006 AD.
All kinds of South Indian animals and birds are found in Munnar and
surroundings. You can have a closer look at them at Eravikulam national park
or Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. In Munnar you can go for various adventures
such as trekking, boating, riding, angling, or just take a walk in the
peaceful scenario of Munnar. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India
- Anamudi , which towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.