Munnar


MUNNAR

Munnar is a tourist  hill station in kerala Situated around 1600 m above sea level Location Western Ghats range of mountains. Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam taluk of Idukki District.
Nearest Railway stations- Ernakulm, Aluva & Angamali stations.
Nearest Airport- Cochin Intl airport.


Flora & Fona
Tea estate, mainly, Cardamom Plantations and forest. Green meadows, Lakes, pristine valleys and mountains, Chinnar wild sanctuary, Eravikulam national park, etc. Aroma of spice scented cool air.


Endemic species
Presence of threatened and endemic species
Nilgiri Tahr, Grizzled Giant Squirrel,  Nilgiri Wood-pigeon, Elephant, Gaur, Nilgiri langur, Sambar and plant, Neelakurinji (that blossoms only once in twelve years).


Geography & Climate
Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Subtropical highland according to Koppen-Geiger climate Classification system, Mini - 0 c - Max. 25 c.


Altitude - 1600 Mts to 1800 Mts above sea level
Tourist season - Year long
Best time to visit - Sept - May
Language Spoken - Malayalam, Tamil, English & Hindi
Clothing - Warm Clothes and Rain Gear
Glimpses - Second most popular hill station in Asia was the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India.
Area - 26.2 Sq Kms
Altitude - 5000-8000 ft above sea level.
Temperature - 0°C - 25° C (Summer : 15.2°C - 25°C Winter : 0°C - 10° C).
Rainfall - 275 cm l


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