A 5-Day Itinerary for a Monsoon Trip to Munnar with Family
Munnar is a mesmerizing hill station located in the highlands of Kerala. Considered to be one of the country’s foremost tea centers, it is covered by a dense carpet of greenery. These are usually the sprawling tea plantations that call this region home. This place takes on a whole new charm during the rainy season, making it a must-visit with family during the monsoons.
Here is a five-day travel guide comprising of places to visit in Munnar during the monsoons.
Day one – Visit Mattupetty Dam, Echo Point, and Kundala Lake
On the first day, focus on visiting the beautiful sites that shine during the monsoon. Make your way to the Mattupetty Dam, a large reservoir that swells up during this season. Do click loads of pictures before heading to Echo Point.
Here, apart from enjoying the amazing views, you can also have fun calling out each other’s names! Before calling it a day, spend some time at the pristine Kundala Lake, which will be thriving in the rains. Make sure to go for a Shikara boat ride with your kids here!
Day two -Explore the tea plantations
Reserve this day for a date with the tea plantations. Go on a tour of these or simply trek through them – and make sure to have lots of tea. You will also get a chance to binge on local delicacies, especially the ones that are paired with your favorite brew. Learn about the drink and its history with your kids at the Tata Tea Museum, too.
Day three–Visit the Eravikulam National Park
Have a tryst with wildlife at the Eravikulam National Park and hope to spot the elusive and endangered Nilgiri Tahr. It is also a beautiful place to soak in the serene natural landscape during the rains. It is best to keep one activity for this day keeping in mind the kids’ stamina.
Day four–Visit Marayoor sandalwood forests and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Learn about how Munnar was a part of the Stone Age civilization at the natural Marayoor sandalwood forests. Take your kids on a tour to spot the dolmens, rock edicts, and ancient paintings found here. After this, head on an exciting safari at the Chinnor Wildlife Sanctuary.
Day five – Head to Blossom Park and Attukad Falls
On your last day, head to Blossom Park to see the flowers flaunt their beauty. Your kids can cycle, roller-skate, and boat here as well. After that, do head to the cascading Attukad Falls that are close to the park.
Where to stay in Munnar?
To experience the best of this region during the monsoons, book your stay at the Club Mahindra Munnar Resort in Kerala. Additionally, you will have a fun-filled and exciting holiday with family given the number of indoor and outdoor activities organized at the resort, making it one of the best resorts in Munnar. These include overnight camping, nature and tea plantation walks, trekking, birdwatching, and indoor games.
Make sure to book your memorable monsoon family vacation in Munnar by logging onto Club Mahindra’s website or mobile app soon!
Also, read through these Club Mahindra reviews of Munnar resort& get a sneak peek of what Club Mahindra members have to say about this resort in Munnar.
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