Welcome to Munnar, a beautiful hill town where the clouds meet the towering mountains. One of the largest tea and spice growing regions in India, Munnar has the most picturesque setting imaginable. Located high in the hills at about 1500 metres above sea level, Munnar is a popular hill station and tourist place in Kerala that wears an awe-inspiring veil of cloudy mist, giving you a surreal holiday experience.  

Throughout the town, you can see million shades of green and the hues of blue skies make for a picture-perfect setting to spend a fun and memorable holiday with your loved ones. As you explore the town further, the astounding landscapes will only transcend you to a dreamy world.  

Like other popular hill stations in Kerala, the landscape in Munnar changes as per the weather and the season. So, if you are planning to visit Munnar for a family holiday, you must be careful about the timing of the trip. Here is a complete guide on the best time to visit Munnar. The guide also gives you other useful information about –

  • Visiting Munnar in Summer (March to June)
  • Visiting Munnar in Monsoon (July to September)
  • Visiting Munnar in Winter (December to February)
  • Best places to visit in Munnar
  • Things to do in Munnar
  • Resorts in Munnar 

Visiting Munnar in Summer (March to June) 

Munnar in Summer

During the summer season you may want to escape the scorching heat and go to a cool place where you can just relax and chill amidst nature. Well, then Munnar could be the perfect family holiday destination. March to June are the best months to visit Munnar as the weather remains pleasant, and the occasional showers make your trip even better.  

As the temperature ranges between 19-30 degrees Celsius, you can explore the nearby places comfortably without sweating a lot. Also, the summer season is a great time to visit the tea gardens in Munnar. You can see endless slopes of greenery all around you and people working round the clock picking the best leaves.  

Visiting Munnar in Monsoon (July to September) 

Munnar in Monsoon

Monsoon is the best time to go to Munnar to experience nature. The lush greenery, flourishing wildlife and the waterfalls and dams filled to the brim add more fun to your trip. While the weather may get a little humid during the monsoon, the overall weather remains chilly and windy.  

The monsoon is not the peak Munnar season time, so you may not find too many tourists, which is a blessing in disguise as you can explore all the places sans the crowd and click stunning pictures.  

Visiting Munnar in Winter (December to February) 

Munnar in Winter

The best season to visit Munnar is the winter season. If you want to experience cold weather like in western countries, you would love visiting this beautiful hill town during the winter season. The temperature tends to drop to about 2-5 degrees Celsius. So, it is better to carry appropriate warm clothing to cope with the chill.  

The cool weather, stunning views all around, makes Munnar an ideal destination for honeymoon goers and adventure enthusiasts. During the season, you can enjoy various activities like camping, rappelling, trekking, etc. 

Best Places to visit in Munnar 

Munnar is an ideal family holiday destination for many reasons. There are many places to visit in Munnar that will interest everyone in the family. From museums to gardens and tea estates, you have plenty of places to explore. Some of the top must-visit places in Munnar include: 

  •     Kundala Lake
  •     Blossom Park
  •     Mattupetty Dam
  •     Kolukkumalai Tea Estate
  •     Tata Tea Museum
  •     Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
  •     Lakkom Water falls
  •     Rose Garden
  •     Lockhart Gap

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