In And Around
Munnar, in the vernacular, means three rivers. Munnar is the meeting point for rives Muthirapuzha, Nallathanny and Periavurrai. In Munnar, and maybe nowhere else in the world, you could feel the otherwise elusive clouds drop gently onto your shoulders. In Munnar, you could experience the otherworldly feel of the cool mist surround you. And invigorated after spending a couple or triple of days at Hillview Munnar.
Well-known globetrotters say Hillview is the best place to stay at in Munnar. They are right. Beyond the tea estates and sprawling across the hills are rich tropical forests abounding in flora and fauna - some of them very rare and exotic. They also contain an assortment of wildlife such as Nilgiri Languor, Sambar, Gaur, Lion tailed Macaques and Wild Tusker. Munnar is an ecologically significant spot.
Tourist Attractions Around
Wild life and Trekking
Different varities of wild animals and birds can be seen at the forests near Munnar which includes, Grizzled giant squirrel, Champal squirrel, Elephant, Sambar deer, Gaur, Jungle fowl, Myna, Laughing thrush, Black bulbul, Peafowl etc.
Major trekking spots around Munnar are Palapety- Champakad, Karimuty- Inchapetty and Karimuty- Alampety.