Munnar is settled at an altitude of 1524 m covered by the lush greenery of the Kannan Devan Hills. It is at a distance of 130 km from Kochi in the eastern part of Kerala.
Munnar is an ideal summer getaway from the heat, dust and stress of the cities. Munnar boast of some of the highest tea plantations in the world. The highest peak of South India, Anaimudi with an altitude of 2,695 m, is visible from Munnar. The British built the Christ Church in 1910 AD. Built of stone, the church is known for its stained glass windows. There are several brass plaques in the church placed in the memory of the tea planters. Eravikulam National Park is at a distance of 16 km from Munnar. The park offers natural habitat to Elephants, Nilgiri Tahr and Lion-Tailed Macque. Rajamala Hills surrounds the national park. At a distance of 10 km from Munnar is Mudapetty Dam. It is a favorite picnic spot among the tourists. Munnar is place if you are interested in adventure sports like paragliding.
By Air: The nearest airport is at Kochi, which is 130 km west of Munnar.
By Train: The nearest railway station is at Kochi, which is 130 km west of Munnar.
By Road: Munnar is well connected by surface network with major town and cities like Kochi, Madurai and Coimbatore.