Misty Mountains: Munnar

Munnar

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At 1,500 m above sea level, Munnar is a beautiful hill station in Kerala which was also once the summer retreat of the erstwhile British rulers.
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Munnar is famous for its sprawling tea plantations, many of which were started by the British and are now run by the Tatas.
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View of Munnar town perched atop the hills of the Western Ghats
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The rolling hills of Munnar carpeted in lush green…
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…will leave you enchanted with their pristine beauty.

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The ghats are a hotspot for biodiversity…
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…with a rich flora and fauna.
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Thankfully, Munnar has pretty good roads to drive on, perfect for road-tripping!
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With mesmerising views such as this, it is hard not to stop your car every now and then to take a click!
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…and of course, for a warm cup of tea in the cool mountain air…
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…straight out of the tea factory!

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A visit to the serene Mattupatty lake is also well recommended when visiting Munnar…

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…or you could simply lay back and watch the sun set into the misty mountains from your hotel room!

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