Kerala is a state of India located on the Southwestern side of the Malabar Coast. Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala and it has 14 districts. Kerala’s official language is Malayalam. Kerala is known as God’s own Country. Munnar is one of the famous Hill stations in Kerala. Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range and located in the Idukki district. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 meters (5,200 ft) which is above sea level. Munnar is also known as Kashmir of South India and it is also one of the popular honeymoon destinations.
When a drive from Kochi to Munnar, major sightseeing are Cheeyappara waterfalls, Valara waterfalls, Karadipara View Point. Munnar is famous for Tea Garden and Tea Factory visit is also allowed during the Munnar trip packages. Other major attractions of Munnar are Rose garden, Photo point near Tea Garden, Echo Point, Mattupetty Dam, Kundala Dam, Kundala Lake, Top Station. When a drive from Coimbatore to Munnar, major sightseeing are Eravikulam National Park, Marayur Sandle Forest, and Lakkom Waterfalls. Eravikulam National Park is the first national park in Kerala and it is famous for Nilgiri Tahr. Neelakurinji flower will bloom once in 12 years in Eravikulam National Park.
Kolukkumalai is a small village in Theni district of Tamil Nadu state, which is situated near Munnar. It is about one and a half hour journey from Munnar town. Kolukkumalai is about 7,130 feet (2,170 m) above sea level. The hilltop village is accessible only by jeep due to rugged and rain-drenched roads covering up to 17 km. Sunrise view from Kolukkumalai is the main attraction. Trekking to Kolukkumalai is one of the major spots for trekkers.