Choosing Kerala as your holiday destination is the best way to start your memorable holidays. Kerala offers a spectacular view of Mother Nature at its best, scenic backwaters, lush green forests, peaceful hill stations and so much more for the travellers. Located on the Western Ghats of India, Kerala offers beauty that no one will forget and is among the top tourist destinations of India. You can visit many places with your family and friends, but the most famous destination of the best Kerala tour packages is Munnar. It is the highest hill station in Kerala situated at 1600 km above sea level. Located at Dukki districted of Kerala, this little gateway of summers is 141 km from Cochin. Situated at the confluence of three steams, Munnar is famous for its tea plantations, lush green scenery, lofty mountains and windy undulated paths. While you can explore the small town within a day, the various activities that this place offers can take up your time. The countryside will remind you of any foreign country, making you want to stay a little bit longer. Here are some of the top activities that you can do while your stay at Munnar.
As a part of the best Kerala tour packages, you cannot miss camping in the lush green mountains of Munnar. It is an irresistible camping place for travellers who love bonfires and camps. The best time for camping expedition is between September to January in the pleasant winter season.
Munnar is a blissful place for people who love to trek and fitness freaks. The most preferred treks are Echo point and Top station that are the highest elevation points. Echo point is about 15km from Munnar, where you can experience the phenomenon of voice resonance or echo. Top station is the highest point located at 32 km from Munnar. It offers a fascinating view of the town surrounded by mountains and valleys.
3. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate
If you are not much into trekking and camping, then Kolukkumalai is the best place that you can visit in Munnar. It is the highest tea plantation in the world located at 7000ft above the sea level. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate is world famous for its flavoured teas leaves and a significant tourist attraction. Here you can feel the refreshing aroma of tea leaves and witness the traditional method of tea plantation.
4. Wildlife parks and sanctuaries
You can go for an adventurous trip and explore the dark forests, natural parks, spot rare animals and enjoy the beauty of nature. The most visited natural parks of Munnar are Eravikulam National Park, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Theddkey Bird Sanctuary. There are several species of rare birds and animals in these sanctuaries, namely Nilgiri langurs, Nilgiri martens, small-clawed otters, leopards, Malabar grey hornbill, Sri Lanka frogmouth, and Indian hornbill and many more.
5. Mountain biking
Cycling enthusiast can rejoice the tea estate of Munnar with mountain biking, a major attraction for mountain bikers. Areas of Munnar suitable for mountain biking are Suryanelli, Anamudi Shola, Kundala, and Vandanmedu.
You can experience the mind blowing things with best Kerala tour package offered by EKerala Tourism .