Life at Munnar
Munnar, famed for its high and very cold mountains and lush green tea plantations has always had a special
place in the hearts of travellers and historians alike. We at The Munnar Queen truly believe that Munnar is best
experienced when you go deep into its roots, its culture, its cuisine and its exotic locales.
It goes without saying that every individual’s holiday needs are different. Some would like to have a relaxed holiday cozying by the pool and catching up on some reading, while others would like to take the road less travelled and seek new adventures on their own. Our guest relations executive knows what it takes to serve the relaxed, chilled out traveller in you and also the traveler who wants to get his adrenalin pumping by seeking new adventures while on holiday at Munnar.
Activities for the Leisure Seeker in You:
These activities are designed for those who wish to do things at their own pace. While on holiday at Munnar there are a lot of sights that can be enjoyed by taking a leisurely stroll, breathing in the fresh air and taking the scenic views that make Munnar a true embodiment of God’s Own Country.
These are the various locations that we recommend you to visit :
- Mattuppetty Dam, Kundala Dam ( Built by British )
- Top station ( Anamudi viewpoint, boardering Kerala & Tamilnadu )
- Marayoor ( Sandal Wood Forest )
- Kanthalloor ( Apple Garden )
- Chinnar Wild Life ( Lakkam Waterfall )
- Kolakkumalai Peak ( World's highest tea factory situated here )
- Anayirangal Dam ( Lockhart Viewpoint )
- Devikulam Lake ( Kallimali Viewpoint )
- Honey Bee Nest
- Tea museum (closed on Mondays)
The World"s best Tea
Clothes to wear : wool for monsoon and winter, cotton for summer.
Towards Coimbatore direction
- Lakkam waterfalls
- Nyamakkad water falls
- Eravikulam National Park (opens from April 2nd week to end of January)
- Sandal wood forest
- Chinnar wild life sanctuary
- Devikulam lake
- Lockhart gap view point
- Power house water falls
- Anayirankal dam
- Pothamedu view point
- Attukad waterfalls
- Sunset view
- Kallar Waterfalls
Activities for the Adventure Junkie:
Our team understands that a hill station like Munnar is bound to attract nature lovers who wish to see nature at its purest and unspoiled form. These activities involve trek to some of the most breath taking locations and locales that are different from the traditional tourist spots at Munnar. We give you the chance to see the unexplored side of Munnar with us. Each of these locations involves some serious trekking and the end result is definitely worth the arduous trek.
Trek to Nagarmudi Hills
This involves a trek through the small little hamlet of Nagarmudi. The trail begins with a slow gradual ascent that takes you through lush green tea gardens, cardamom and coffee plantations.
Trek to Chokramudi Hills
Chokramudi is situated at an altitude of almost 7200 feet. It is a mountain that stands alone like a loner among the hills of Munnar. The actual base of the peak is in a gap road and the trek begins from gap road itself. From the top of the mountain, one can see the entire Idukki district and all the major tourist spots in Munnar.
Tea and Cardamom Plantation Visit
You can have a visit of the tea and cardamom plantations in the area by taking a leisurely stroll with your loved ones and see for yourself as to why the British chose Munnar as a hotspot for the cultivation of tea.
Guests can have a light trekking session by taking a tour of the nearby passes and hills in Chitihrapuram. Every location of the trek is a sight to behold and provides many a photo op for the photography enthusiast. From wild flowers to breathtaking valleys and streams, this trek has it all!!
A jeep safari that takes you to the most exotic locales of Munnar and gives you the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the local wildlife that includes Wild Elephant, Wild Gaur, Lion Tailed Monkeys, Grizzled Giant Squirrels, Yellow Throated Bulbuls.
Wild life include undomesticated animals and all plants, fungi, and other organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans.
Places not to miss while your at Munnar :
- Muniyara Dolmens
- Chinnar wildlife Sanctuary
- Meesa Pulimalai
- Marayoor sandalwood forest
Our travel guides will help you see more of the local lifestyle and culture with our special local sightseeing tours. You can experience Munnar from a local perspective by shopping from the local markets for spices and other goods.
A host of activities await you at The Munnar Queen. These include:
DJ Music and Campfire
Complimentary (free) DJ Music and Lights is available for group bookings over 25 persons.
A cooking demo can be arranged on advance notice at a fee for those who wish to learn special delicacies and preparations. Cooking demo by our chef and you may participate in its preparation.
Traditional Kerala Saree and Dhoti Demonstration
Our guests can take the opportunity to adorn themselves in ( traditional Kerala attire sarees for women and dhotis for men.)
This is a play area for kids, they can swing, sea saw, merry go round etc... here.