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April 3, 2016 at 6:38 am #409
We people are from coimbatore. I enjoyed visiting many natural beauties covered in the mist and me and my friends got excited, the city of serene wonder where mountains touches the clouds such a wonderful scenes of nature. Munnar is a place located at 5000 – 8000 ft above sea level and is very close to the heart of various biodiversities with excellent ecosystems. Munnar is a town located in the Idukki district of the state Kerala. The name Munnar was coined from the meet of three(called munnu in Malayalam language) rivers(called aars in Malayalam language. We were four including me and my four friends . We scheduled our trip when it was a season in Munnar,the season months are October, November, December, January. It is the duration when you can feel the breeze and chillness of the city and the nature. We people took Volvo bus in Raja travels from Chennai We reached munnar in the morning. we Had booked a cab from velan travels in munnar.
The way to the Munnar wilderness was very exotic and fresh as we could breathe the fresh mist, We reached there at morning 9 am around and went straight into the Hotel “The Silver Tips” where we booked our rooms for a 3 day and 2night stay.we went to room,the room was spacious and the interior works done by hotel was outstanding.The room service was in great quality. We had a great sleep in the bus because bus sleeper coach and we people slept very well and we got freshed and we were ready to enjoy the beauty and nature of munnar. The staffs and service boys were very quite and the communication was never a problem because of the reason they all speak tamil,English,Malayalam communication is not a problem for us.the resort was quite different and gardening works were fantastic.we had a tiny spice of registration process.after the registration process we had great break fast in that hotel,the dishes were quite different ,we ate “puttu”(food which is did by rice) with side dish of special kearalan banana.
DAY 1 of our visit,we planned to MATTUPETTY DAM,ECO POINT AND TOP STATION Morning the time of 10:00 AM started from out hotel. mattupetty dam is located 13 km from our town and in the height of 1700 metre of height such great place is that.everey where in city plenty of lush green tea plants and greeny surfaces,munnar is great place for trekking.there are more number of tiny forest surrounds the mattupetty dam.in that forest if u have a luck you can see deers and elephants and others particular animals which could be real thrilling for us because saw the deers and elephants at the time of trekking.the major wonderful program in mattupetty dam and boating in lakes were great experience.boats are offered by tourism department,we can hire boat from them.
In the time of boating they gave all protecting options it is more important for tourist,they were very care of our safety too.we clicked many unforgettable moments through our camera,these are might be a good memory for us.after completing our boating just move to kundala lake which such a romantic place was that,it will forgot all ur thoughts ,it might focus on you that only,the silence of that lake gave many thoughts for us after spending few time and took many photos from there.we are very hungry,we ate lunch,our lunch was kerala rice with fish curry and fish fry, it was different taste while comparing our regular food,it must be a full fill lunch for us,the time was around 2:00 PM.
After that we planned to move top station,which is located from 25 kms from mattupetty dam and it takes 40 mins from dam,which only open from 8:00 AM to 6:00PM only,we didn’t continued with our hoired vechile because our driver told us the road to top station quite uncomfortable,our driver arranged jeep for us in affordable rate,driver also travelled with us and guides us.the road is fully covered with mist and fog,road was not clear to driver due to that driver switch on the head lights of jeep,which makes different feel and unforgettable moments.we can able to make many view points from there.on the way to top station a place called eco point,the place had vwry good view point it makes us stunning with that beauty,we breeze some cool air.We were very happy with ecopoint.Top station gave us good feel of trekking.During sunset it was amazing,we capture that beauty through our camera and eyes.we return back from top station after sunset and settle in hotel,we told to our driver to come on tommorow mornig 9:00AM,DAY 1 finished with the great memories and amazing sceneries. Food in hotel where we stayed was good so we ate dinner from hotel.that hotel come resort,in resort there are many entertaining,we had great swim in the hotel’s pool. on DAY1 night had a great sleep.
DAY2 We planned to visit these place POTHAMEDU VIEW POINT,CSI CHURCH,PUNARJANI TRADITIONAL VILLAGE because our driver and the staffs from resort alln are refer these places.our driver is be there at a time,we started by our cab itself.which is just located very near to our resort and also 5-6 kms from munnor town.we ate break fast from hotel itself,but we didn’t drunk tea,we planned to taste the raod side tea shop and enjoy the climate with that tea.while seeing from view point town is lokking like centre point of circle and the remaining surface be greeny,great view was that.we took many photographs from there,we can got some breethness of cool air and chillness.
We had a great time in pothamedu viewpoint and we moved to CSI CHURCH which is located in munnar town itself,the church was establish in the peroid british,which has great history records,which are knew by our driver and local people.The local people are very responsible,because they response our queries in very good manner.after spending few time in church,we rent two wheelers for us by submitting our driving license.we had lunch in munnar town,our lunch was full kerala vegetarian meal with many side dishes and specially maded sweet.we drove in the city and made some shopping of rare things.we spent 2 golden hours in munnar city.then we moved TOPUNARANJANI TRADITIONAL VILLAGE in idukki,which one of the place in idukki district.which is famous for the traditional programs amd culture.It is located in 40-50 kms from munnar.The traditional programs are famous in that village.Kthakali,Kalaripayitru,theiyal.Each progam has specified timings,ther charge 200 for each person.That was great eye treat for us.DAY2 was concluded with the art magics and tradition of kerala.
DAY3 we planned to visit MARAYOOR AND ERAVIKULAM in regular procedure by cab we travelled to marayoor which is located in 40-45 kms from munnar,and it is located in tamil nadu and kerala staets the way goes udumala petta.the place which is covered with sandalwoods and their products which are carefully protected from tourists.the wat to marayoor contains big turns and many ups and downs which could gave very different feelings.in marayoor has greenlands and tea plants.chinnar wildlife sanctuary has placed nearer to maryoor you can saw wildlife species during the travel.the trekking to maryoor was quite different and here mountains looks like wired fences.we spent much more time during the trekking. We entered in forest of maryoor with help of our driver,we went more than 1 km in forest.
We moved to eravikulam national park,the place which is located in 7 kms from munnar town.we already bought 4 tickets for us, the ticket arranged by our driver because after noon getting tickets is quite difficult. the rate of ticket is been diifered for foreigners.the cab also available in park but we didn’t prefer that we strat to walk and make quick glance but we enjoyed lot of thing in that park,the time is around 6:00 PM. We booked return ticket by bus in raja travels. Our boarding time on 8:00 PM.we reached hotel check out on 7:30PM.
We all feel very sad for missing those wonderful moments,I defenately say that it is agreat place for enjoying the chillness and trekking,
BYE BYE TO MUNNAR SEE YOU SOON
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