5 Reasons To Visit Munnar In Monsoons

To visit Munnar in one word would be a difficult task, but ethereal comes close to explaining how beautiful this hill station is. Located at an elevation of 1,700 meters above sea level, Munnar is Kerala’s metaphorical gem in the crown. The views here are a treat to the eyes and food for the soul.

Travelers from all over the world come here for Munnar’s renowned tea plantations, breathtaking scenery and rejuvenating Munnar weather. The charming hill station is a remarkable sight all year round. However, if you want to experience the best of Munnar’s scenic nature, visit here with family during monsoons. Yes, traveling to a hill station in monsoons is considered a bad idea generally, but Munnar is different. Its terrains are quite stable as compared to other hill stations. This hill station is apt for a keen traveler who is looking to find peace in the lap of nature. Read on to know why a family vacation in Munnar during monsoons can be a memorable experience.

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Photo by Bimal K C from Cochin, India (Good Morning Munnar) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The rain adds to the beauty

Rain is refreshing even in metropolises; what it does to visit Munnar is sheer magic. The tea estates are rendered even more idyllic after being washed in the rain. The greenery of Munnar seems even more vivid and the mountains even more inviting. Every aspect of Munnar becomes more beautiful and worth cherishing during monsoons. Adding to this, the Munnar temperature during the rainy season is considerably lower, giving you a complete hill station experience in the mountains of the Western Ghats.

There is more tranquility

Since monsoon in Munnar is the off-season, there is much less tourist crowd during the months between June to September. Therefore, it is certainly the best time to enjoy a quiet vacation with family. You are also more likely to explore some unbeaten paths of Munnar during the off-season after visiting the popular tourist spots. You will have more time in hand to explore more, thanks to the fewer number of tourists in Munnar during the rainy season.

The waterfalls turn more scenic

The rains provide Munnar with abundance of things such as waterfalls and greenery. The waterfalls of Munnar come alive during monsoons and cascade down even more gracefully. You can visit Attukal Waterfalls, Lakkam Waterfalls, and Kuthumkal Waterfalls, among many others with family and have a great time in Munnar’s peaceful environment.

Where to stay

To visit Munnar with family, stay in one of the best Munnar resorts, the Club Mahindra Munnar resort. Experience the best of this serene hill station with many holiday activities and great food to indulge in at the resort. This resort offers spacious rooms, modern amenities, and high-quality service to make your family holiday a memorable one. And, to ensure you have made the right decision, you can also check out Club Mahindra reviews to find out what our guests really think.

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