Munnar-walking Country of South
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty , a natural World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve, Western Ghats is a unique and special mountain chain, full of history and heritage, with a network of walks just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed. Munnar, perched on the roof of the Ghats is well known for its cool climate, unspoilt beauty, peace and tranquillity, there are walks to suit everyone - through gently rolling countryside, over high grassland, along river valleys or beside some of the finest stretches of rainforest and breathtaking views to be found anywhere in South India. There is a variety of stunning and picturesque trekking trails in Munnar plateau, some with high grassland, tea and spice plantations, rainforest, wildlife and challenging cliffs and craters.Many of the trails link up to form a network of trails for multiple days trekking, also providing opportunities to do a shorter day or half day walks.Many of the trails link up to form a network of trails for multiple days trekking, also providing opportunities to do a shorter day or half day walks. Some trails are with historic and literary connections. Munnar is an early settlement of Colonial planters. Munnar is a known Neolithic settlement.
Munnar is located in South Western Ghats with high peaks above 2000 MSL. The edges and leeward of these mountains offers excellent opportunities of adventurous treks.
The southern hill top forest and high peaks of Anamalais formed vast expanse of grassland atop hills interspersed with shola forest. Grassland walks offers unique experiences of hiking.
Munnar has the largest expanse of tea plantation in Western Ghats. We offer three hours to full day walking with tea garden experience trails from plucking to tea tasting.