Located in Kerala’s Western Ghats, Munnar is one of South India’s most precious gems. Once a summer resort of the British Government, this beautiful hill station is now flocked by tourists all year round. The green environs of Munnar comprise of seemingly endless stretches of tea plantations, which are a remarkable sight. Things to do in Munnar are plenty. Sightseeing, trekking, visiting tea plantations, or simply walking on the winding roads of this idyllic hill station, is an unforgettable experience.
With the umpteen places to visit in Munnar, there is a lot to explore and experience here. If you are planning a trip to ‘God’s Own Country,’ the following seven-day itinerary will help you plan your holiday efficiently.
Day one: Visit Tata Tea Museum
Munnar is full of sights that will delight, astound, and rejuvenate you. On the first day of your trip, you can stop by the Tata Tea Museum, which highlights the evolution of tea plantations in Kerala.
Day two: Visit Blossom Hydel Park and Pothamedu ViewPoint
On the second day in Munnar, you can take your kids to the Blossom Hydel Park, where boating can be enjoyed. Also, take a scenic drive to the Pothamedu ViewPoint to enjoy outstandingly beautiful views of the region.
Day three: Visit Eravikulam National Park
Home to the endangered species of mountain goat known as Nilgiri Tahr, Eravikulam National Park is an ideal place to take your kids to help them learn about the importance of ecological balance.
Day four: Mattupetty Dam
What is a family trip with kids without a picnic! Mattupetty Dam is yet another place, where you can go along with the kids, and enjoy boating. The sight of the surrounding region makes for an ideal spot to spend memorable time with family.
Day five: Visit Top Station and Kundala Lake
The drive of more than 40km to the highest point in Munnar, Top station is mesmerizing. However, reaching there, standing at the top, and then witnessing the beauty of Munnar is an altogether different experience. On the same day, if you are still in the mood to explore the region, you must visit the exemplary Kundala Lake. If you are fortunate enough, you will find the lake surrounded by Neela Kurunji flowers blooming on the hills around the region. These flowers only bloom once in every 12 years.
Day six: Enjoy holiday activities at Club Mahindra Munnar Resort
This is the day, you would want to stay back at the Munnar resort and just laze around. If rejuvenation is on your mind, try the signature Green Tea message at Svaastha Spa. The in-house activity center of Club Mahindra Munnar resort is perfect for doing just that. Pick up a book from the library or get engaged in a game of chess with your kids. There are plenty of adventure activities in Munnar to indulge in as well. And, a visit to the organic vegetable farm within the Munnar resort is a must!
Day seven: At leisure
While leaving this mesmerizing place would be the last thing you would want to do, you might want to carry back some souvenirs that will make you cherish the family holiday memories for a lifetime. Once done with the scrumptious breakfast served at the resort, you can make a quick visit to the market to shop for some collectibles.
Nearest airport and railway station
You can access all the aforementioned places from Club Mahindra Munnar resort by taxi. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport, which can be reached by a taxi from the Club Mahindra resort. The nearest railway station is located in Aluva.
Where to stay
When it comes to Munnar resorts, Club Mahindra is simply one of the best. You can return home with a memorable family holiday experience during your stay at this extraordinary resort in Munnar, situated amidst sprawling tea plantations. You can also go through Club Mahindra reviews of Munnar resort to see what others have said about their holiday experience at the resort.
Plan a vacation with Club Mahindra today & have a pleasant and memorable stay at Munnar resort in Kerala with family.