Best Time to Visit Munnar - Munnar experiences pleasant weather throughout the year but to see Munnar in all its beauty, visit between the months of September and February. The monsoons leave the hills looking fresh and green during this time. Do not forget to carry an umbrella or a raincoat because the rains can surprise you at any time. During the months of December to February the temperatures drop to an average of about 10°c and is perfect for a family vacation or honeymoon. March to May signifies summer in Munnar with temperatures ranging from a cool 19°c to about 35°c. The town holds festivals like the Munnar Mela and the annual Flower Show during this time. There a number of good hotels in Munnar that offer amenities to keep you feeling comfortable no matter what the weather is like.
Most hotels in Munnar are located in prime neighbourhoods with spectacular views of the town and surrounding tea estates but accommodation will vary in terms of luxurious arrangements and economical options. If you’re looking to book hotels in Munnar, have a number of options to choose from. If you’re willing to spend you can choose from a number of guest houses and resorts. If you’re on a budget, you can choose from a range of comfortable 2-star, 3-star, and budget hotels in Munnar. These hotels are the perfect choice for solo travellers, families, couples and large groups. Some of these hotels are also found close to the bus stop, the main market, and are highly preferred by backpackers and travellers in transit.
Best Places to Stay in Munnar - When browsing around for places to stay in Munnar here's what you should consider before making your choice. If you’re looking to stay close to the best restaurants, shopping hubs and attractions, staying at hotels in Munnar Colony Road makes sense. If you prefer to be surrounded by greenery, you could choose to stay in hotels in Chithirapuram, which is about 13 km away from the town. You can also choose from a range of hotels in Pallivasal, which is located close to tourist attractions like Attukad Waterfall, Pallivasal Tea Estate, and Mattupetty. If street shopping excites or if you wish to stay in the heart of the hill station, choose hotels in Munnar Town. You can also find a number of hotels near Munnar Bus Stand in this neighbourhood.
Events in Munnar - Munnar boasts a mixture of tribal Muthuvan traditions and a blend of Tamil and Kerala customs. The town celebrates Attukal Pongala in February, where the women of the town cook a sweet rice pudding as an offering to the Goddess Bhadrakali at the Attukal Temple. The Munnar Mela is massive festival held in April where locals from all around Kerala come together to put up exhibition stalls boasting the culture of the town. If you want to experience the town in all its grandeur, make sure to complete your Munnar hotel booking in advance, to enjoy your vacation with no bumps in the road. The Munnar Flower Show is also held around this time at Blossom Hydel Park. Hundreds of varieties of flowers are put on display at this time. Other festivals in the town include the Munnar Grama Panchayat, Aadi celebrations, Onam celebrations and Karthika Vilakku.
Experiences in Munnar - Munnar Hotels, in the lap of nature are made comfortable with modern amenities, which are great to make your vacations blissful, but that is not it. There is no dearth of places to visit in Munnar. You can enjoy boating at Mattupetty Dam, Kundala Lake and Echo Point. For a magnificent view of the Western Ghats head to Top Station, 37 km from Munnar. To get a taste of Munnar’s famed tea and to watch the process of tea production visit the Tata Tea Museum. The Eravikulam National Park (Rajamalai Park) and the Anamudi Peak inside the park are great places to get a sneak peek at the wildlife of these hills. You can also enjoy an energetic trek to South India’s highest peak- Anamudi with the permission of the forest department. When in town try local favourites like spicy cashew nuts and chilli bhaji with hot tea. Local vendors sell them on the streets and these delights keep you company on long evening walks. You can also pick up tea, spices, sandalwood, natural oils and handicrafts as souvenirs from Munnar. You will also find accommodation in Munnar near unlimited shops selling these at the local market and you can buy them for a very cheap price.