The flora of Kerala’s Hilltops

Christmas 2017 was truly special.

Not only did I visit Munnar, one of Kerala’s most popular hill stations, but my family had also joined me.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

This area is known for its scenic beauty and breathtaking views.

Panaromic view of Munnar, Kerala

Panoramic view of Munnar, Kerala

It was a pleasure to look at some of nature’s most beautiful gifts all-day-long.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

ThisĀ Hill station is known for its numerous tea gardens, orchards and the hills.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

 

The best way to get to Munnar is by road. It is situated on the borders of Tami Nadu and Kerala.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

If you enjoy off-road driving then look no further.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

Munnar is the place to be.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

It is approximately 4 hours from Kochi.

A colourful flower in Munnar

A colourful flower in Munnar

You have a wide range of options with regards to accommodation including homestays or even holiday resorts.

A colourful flower in Munnar

A colourful flower in Munnar

Closest Airports: Madurai, Kochi

A colourful flower in Munnar

A colourful flower in Munnar

Closest railway stations: Ernakulam, Kottayam, Madurai

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

You could consider travelling by bus as well.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

However, it would be wiser to use your own means of transport if you wish to travel by road.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

Places to see: Kolakumalai, Meesapulimala, etc.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

Places of stay: Homestays, resorts, Youth Hotels.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

Munnar is also known for a few camping spots.

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A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

It is, hence, wise for one to tag along with a trekking group who is ever of the geography of the hill station.

A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

A colourful flower spotted in Munnar, Kerala.

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