About The Activity
The beautiful mountains in Munnar offer the perfect setting for going on an adventurous trekking expedition. Munnar offers excellent trekking trails through one of the highest areas of Western Ghats, So what are you waiting for? join trekking tours in Munnar and you will be hiking through the high-altitude rain forests which grasp excellent bio-diversity. If you are looking for some challenging activities, this holiday will one of the great adventures. Some of the best treks which we offer in our Munnar holiday packages. MathikettanSholaTrek is an exciting and challenging trekking path which begins in Munnar. Meesapulimala Trek cover the Western Ghats route and also cover the highest peaks in the Meesapulimala.
Trekking is one the leisure activities at hill stations. Trekking along the thickets though the rugged narrow path feasting the eyes with magnificent view of the tea plantation, rivulets, sprawling mountain range blanketed by mists is an adventure to be experienced. Munnar gives ample trekking options to enthusiastic guests.
Munnar rises as three mountain streams merge - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1,600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands here is the Neelakurinji. This flower which bathes the hills in blue once in every twelve years, will bloom next in 2018. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2,695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.
One of the main attractions near Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park. This park is famous for its endangered inhabitant - the Nilgiri Tahr. Spread over an area of 97 sq. km., this park is also home to several species of rare butterflies, animals and birds. A great place for trekking, the park offers a magnificent view of the tea plantations caressed by blankets of mists. The park becomes a hot destination when the hill slopes here get covered in a carpet of blue, resulting from the flowering of the Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this part of the Western Ghats, which blooms once in twelve years.