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