Road Trip Diary – Kochi To Munnar – Nature all around

Munnar is a hill station located in Idukki District of the southwestern Indian state Kerala. Munnar meaning three rivers located at the confluence of the Madrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundala.It  also has the highest peak in South India.The mist covered rolling hills, exotic plantation, panoramic view, and pristine wildness all add to the beauty of hill station.. Best time to visit is December to February.It is also known as Kashmir of Kerala and  cordially a visitor by rolling out a plus green velvet carpet of verdant laced with tea plantation.

Duration of trip: It was the 3D/2N trip from Kochi.

Details of Munnar Trip:

 Day 1We hired a cab from Kochi and started our journey . Within 4 hours we reached Munnar.In Highway one Keralite restaurant is there that has amazing food, the specialty is Kerala Thali. In addition, they have added different sweets .Probably it is the last restaurant in Highway. After lunch, we started our journey, first of all, we went to Hindustan Spice Garden also the garden visit was very informative for me.Tour guide gave us informative about every plant. They have a good collection of spices and natural beauty products.munnar-1

We also stop in  Valera waterfall, alongside there is very beautiful and refreshing scenery.Then we went to Eruttukanam Elephant Camp .         Munnar-elephant-camp-

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We had booked the Cloud Valley resort .By that time we reached Munnar   it was  around 6pm. Due to that,  we went to the resort directly.

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Day 2- After having breakfast in the restaurant of the resort we started sightseeing at around 9:30 am.We went to Fun forest adventure park. It is the place where one can take part in a number of adventure activities such as low rope activities: the horizontal ladder, free walk and spider-net and the high rope activities: Burman Bridge, Valley crossing, rock climbing and Rappelling and almost we have done all the adventure .
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After that, we went Kundala Dam.  It a picturesque place about 20 km from Munnar, on the way to top station. After this we went to Pothmedu viewpoint, it is about 5 km far from the main city. Road is narrow and both sides you would able

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 Day 3; At morning we checked out.Then we went to Munnar flower show. Different variety and shape of flowers are available. At last went to Matterputty Dam. It is 13 km away from the City. One of the main attraction in Mattupettrety is speed Boating and motor boating. At last, we left for Kochi  while we reach Kochi it was 6 PM.
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I have tried to provide as much as details possible. Hope it is useful to plan your journey.

Post Author: Sonali Sharma

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