Munnar & Thekkady Tour Package

Munnar opens its doors to you, welcoming you to a world of fresh air, pure water and serene atmosphere. The lullaby of a million gurgling steams in artist. The Orchestra of a Zillion dancing green palms. A theatre of spell binding folk lore and festivals. A symphony of wind – kissed mountains. Munnar is a delightful Cock – tail of experiences. Munnar is the best destination for honeymoon couple. Munnar's beauty is preserved without being spoilt by environments. Munnar in the present days is a perfect holiday destination and is famous for various adventure pursuits such as trekking, paragliding, rope climbing and mountaineering. The enchanting atmosphere and friendly people of this place are simply going to win your heart. Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above mean sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains.

Most of the native flora and fauna of Munnar have disappeared due to severe habitat fragmentation resultant from the creation of the plantations. However, some species continue to survive and thrive in several protected areas nearby, including the new Kurinjimala Sanctuary to the east, the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Manjampatti Valley and the Amaravati reserve forest of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary to the north east, the Eravikulam National Park and Anamudi Shola National Park to the north, the Pampadum Shola National Park to the south and the proposed Palani Hills National Park to the east.

Top sights in Munnar

The region in and around Munnar varies in height from 1,450 meters (4,760 ft) to 2,695 meters (8,842 ft) above mean sea level. The temperature ranges between 5 °C (41 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in winter and 15 °C (59 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in summer. Temperatures as low as −4 °C (25 °F) have been recorded in the Sevenmallay region of Munnar

Elephant Safari

Enjoy a ride on the back of an elephant at the Carmelagiri Elephant Park in Munnar. The elephant safari will take you through the rugged terrain and deep valleys of the misty Munnar forests. Trip will conclude with awesome elephant safari in the jungle. Elephant will enter the small forest area, ofcourse with mahout's guidance. But experience will be thrilling. Watching the beauty of the jungle sitting on the elephant is a different experience. Elephants will be clean The ride can be a mix of moments of pure terror interspersed with long period of utter peace.

Munnar Boating

Boating in Munnar is a great experience for one to get. At a height of 1700m from the ground , Mattupetty dam is an attraction for the tourists. The dam is around 13kms from Munnar. The DTPC (District Tourist Promotion Council) provides this facility in the dam. One can hire boats like speed launch, slow speed boats and motorboats for hours and even for a day. The lake of Mattupetty has the best view for clicking pictures. Couples may not want to miss this boating experience as it is considered to be one of the romantic experiences in Munnar.

Honeymoon in Munnar [Vythri Resorts]

Munnar is the best destination for honeymoon couple to celebrate love and union of them. The romantic weather and beautiful landscape of this place will perfectly compliment your celebratory mood. You can visit the beautiful tourist attractions and enjoy quality time with your better half with Munnar honeymoon packages. From booking warm and cosy honeymoon suits to arranging comfortable means of transport, we offer various services designed according to your needs. Visit the amazing restaurants and savour delicious local cuisine or head to the fascinating shopping destinations here with Munnar honeymoon tour packages. Honeymoon is the time to firm the bond and honour the intimacy.

Accommodation

Room come with an adjoining living area and dining area for greater comfort and in-house entertaining. The living area includes an extra TV and DVD player and a sofa, while the dining area comprises a four-person table and chairs.You’ll feel relaxed and taken care of whether you’re here for an extended stay or just a night. With a private bedroom and separate living room with a sleeper-sofa, you've got plenty of room for family, work or both the soul gets charming cultural décor. Our guest rooms & suites offer an inspiring environment; the spacious windows let the sunlight in and provide breathtaking views of Munnar.

Food at Munnar Tourism

Savor Chinese, continental, north Indian and south Indian dishes at our multi-cuisine restaurant. Indeed, it is a perfect place to relax and give your taste buds a treat. Compliment it with first-rate wines or aromatic brews from the Coffee Bar.
Sreetours speciality: Food we provide under American plan. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty dam and its reservoir is located 13 km away from Munnar. This concrete gravity dam is built between the hill ranges and it is used mainly for water storage for hydroelectric projects. Its reservoir is an idyllic place to enjoy the serene nature. It is also said to be one of the waterholes where the elephants in the region often visit

Echo Point

Echo Point is about 15 km from Munnar. Go there and scream as loud as you can..and wait for a minute. You can hear your echo back! Its quite interesting. If you have kids with you..they will love it. They can experience this natural phenomenon firsthand.

Tea Museum

This tea museum is first of its kind in India. It is located at KDHP’s Nullatanni estate in Munnar. The aim of this museum according to its founders is to showcase the growth of more-than-a-century-old tea plantations in this region. Anyone visiting this museum will get a clear picture of how laborious this tea processing really is.

Tea Plantations

How can one resist a tea garden tour when you are in Munnar? Rolling hillsides covered with tea plantations is a sight to behold. The lush greenery and the soothing cold wind with a mild aroma of tea leaves totally rejuvenates you.

Eravikulam National Park

The most sought after destination in Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park, the first of its kind in Kerala, where the endangered Nilgiri Thar is protected. Spread over 97 sq. km., this park holds the largest viable population of Tahr, several other species of rare animals, birds and butterflies. The park offers a magnificent view of the tea plantations and also of the rolling hills caressed by blankets of mist. The park becomes a hot destination when the hill slopes get covered in a carpet of blue, resulting from the flowering of Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this part of the Western Ghats which blooms once in twelve years.

Attukad waterfalls

Now this is a scenic waterfalls located between Munnar and Pallivasal. It is just 9 km away from Munnar. But this waterfalls will be in its full glory only after the monsoon (Rainy season). During other seasons, it is just a trickling mountain stream.

Shopping in Munnar

Though hill stations have limited shopping prospects, they have so many treats to offer. A visit to Munnar will be incomplete without stopping by the town market. At the local market in Munnar town, you can find everything you’re looking for to take back home. There are a variety of teas and coffees, spices (pepper, cloves, cinnamon, and cardamom), wooden artifacts, handicrafts, fabrics, aromatic essential oils, homemade chocolates and much more. There are numerous stalls lining the streets offering a plethora of things from rice to pots and utensils. There are shops with fresh fruits and vegetables neatly piled up, sweetening the air that is already perfumed with the scents of spices and coffee. The wholesale prices make everything so reasonable but you can still try bargaining if you feel anything is overpriced. The market is especially great for gift items that are specific to this region.

Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurveda evolved around 600 BC in India. This new system of medicine stressed on the prevention of body ailments in addition to curing them. Today it is a unique, indispensable branch of medicine a complete naturalistic system that depends on the diagnosis of your body’s humours – vata, pitta and kapha- to achieve the right balance. Ayurveda believes in the treatment of not just the affected part, but the individual as a whole. Making in the natural way to refresh yourself, eliminate all toxic imbalances from the body and thus regain resistance and good health

Thekkady

The very sound of the word Thekkady conjures up images of elephants, unending chains of hills and spice scented plantations. The Periyar forests of Thekkady is one of the finest wildlife reserves in India. Spread across the entire district are picturesque plantations and hill towns that hold great opportunities for treks and mountain walks.

You can also trek to the ancient Mangala Devi temple located inside the reserve. Jungle walks with the help of a local guide are also fun for nature lovers. One can also go for the famous Ayurveda massages and visit tea and cardamom plantations which dot the area.

Periyar Tiger Reserve - Community Based Ecotourism Programmes

Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady, is an example of nature’s bounty, with great scenic charm, rich bio diversity and providing veritable visitor satisfaction. Sprawled over an area of 777 Sq .km., Periyar is one of the 27 tiger reserves in India. People oriented and park centred community based ecotourism is the hallmark of Periyar Tiger Reserve. These programmes are conducted by local people responsible for the surveillance of the vulnerable parts of the reserve.

Cloud Walk

Three hour trek to the Kurushumala hills, guided by the tribal guides. This also involves trek through the forest and tribal village visit.

Bamboo Rafting On Periyar Lake

This is a dawn to dusk range hiking and rafting programme through some of the richest forest tracts of Periyar Tiger Reserve. Starting at 8 am from the boat landing, a mosaic of habitats will be traversed before the party gets into rafts made of bamboos. The forests are rich in bird life and arboreal animals like giant squirrel and Nilgiri langur. The rafting is for about three hours and one gets a panoramic view of forest-clad hills reflected on the lake. Animals like elephant, gaur and sambar are sighted keeping close to the edges of the lake. The team hitchhikes back to the boat landing by about 5 pm. An armed guard and 4 guides will accompany a maximum of 10 persons. Tea, snacks and packed lunch will be served en route.

Bullock Cart Ride

Visit the farmlands and the slow pace of the village life hidden in the valley behind the mountains of Periyar Tiger Reserve in a bullock cart. The village is rich in bird diversity. With vineyards, diverse agricultural crops of mangoes, tamarind, onions, sunflower, jasmine and a score of other vegetables, the village will astound you when the guides start to interpret how farming has woven delicately with the culture and the life of the natives. Conducted by a group of people who were engaged in sandalwood smuggling, later surrendered before the Forest Department .The profit from this programme goes to rehabilitate this group of people.

Elephant Ride in Spice Plantation

Half hour with Elephant, including ride, photo session etc. Two and Half hour with Elephant (150 min) - 30 minutes ride in the spice plantation, elephant bath, timber dragging (demo), feeding.

Jeep Safari -GAVI (40 KM)

Gavi programme involves a close interaction with the flora and fauna of the Western Ghats, and provides excellent trails through the midst of the evergreen forests to the camping sites at Meaner and Valley view. The trails passes through dense patches of forests where even at mid-day sunlight struggles to penetrate, where Elephants roam free, and where truly man meets nature in all its majesty and glory. After crossing Periyar Tiger Reserve by jeep early morning, breakfast will be served at Gavi’s forest lodge, followed by a jungle trekking for three hours .Spices plantation visit can be provided according to the convenience of the guests either before lunch or after . There will be a short interval for rest and boating in the Gavi or Kochupampa Lake will be the final event. The programme will end with evening tea

Shopping

In Thekkady, you are literally in the heartland of spices. The best quality fenugreek, nutmeg, black, white and green pepper, rolls of cinnamon, cardamom, star anise, coriander and cloves can be bought here. You can also buy a sample of all these, packed in neat little labels, at stalls in Kumily. Some of the better shops include Kerala Spices and Cee Pee Spices, both at Thekkady Junction, Indian Spices at Avanchal Junction, Spice Court near the Sweet House Bakery in Kumily and Crescent Spices near Kumily's Private Bus Stand. Tea of various grades and quality can be bought here. Also buy banana chips freshly fried in coconut oil. To your 'must-buy' list, add some good quality T-shirts with exclusive Periyar Tiger Reserve motifs, of tigers and elephants.