This Surreal Place In ‘Kerala’ With A Stunning View Is A Paradise For Nature Lovers

 

Mee dp/ snaps chusi janalu jealous feel avvali anukunna…
konni rojulu stress ni side chesi..family / friends tho kalisi oka manchi trip ki veldham anukuntunna..
Reppa veyyalanna alochinchela chese oka breath taking view ni meeru experience cheyyali anukuntunna…

The perfect destination to visit in the coming months (August – October) is Munnar a hill station located in kerala.

Starting late July, already beautiful ga unna munnar marintha beautiful ga maarabothundi.
Daaniki reason, 12 years ki okasari blossom ayye flower Neelakurinji. (Strobilanthes kunthianus). Due to the blooming of these flowers The hills of Munnar turn into a purplish blue color giving us a spectacular view of the mountains.




 

Neela‘ is blue and Kurinji means ‘a special flower‘. Ee phenomenon ni 1838 lo first time notice chesi danni document cheyyatam start chesaru.
Doccumented bloomings: 1838, 1850, 1862, 1874, 1886, 1898, 1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006.
Ippudu miss aithe malli 2030 varuku aagalsi vasthundi.




 

Basic ga plants ni Annuals and Perennials ane two sectors ga divide chestharu. Neelakurinji Perennial sector lo ‘plietesials’ kind kindhaki vasthundi.

Plietesials are plants that grow for a number of years, flower gregariously (synchronously), set seed and then die. The length of the cycle can vary between 8 and 16 years.



 

Ikkada Muthuvans ane Adivasi Tribe untaru. Vallu ee flower ki entho importance istharu, they consider it as sacred. They believe their god, Lord Murugan, married Devi using a garland made with these flowers.

Muthuvans ee periodic flowering ni, age caluculate chesukune time scale ga kuda chustharanta .




 

Ee mesmerizing view ni experience cheyyali ante
Munnar ki daggarala lo 4 places unnai.

1. Koviloor. This is 44.1 kms away from munnar.

2. Kadavari. This is 48.6 kms away from munnar.

3. Rajamala hills, Idukki . This is the tourism zone of Eravikulam National Park. This is 10-15 kms away from munnar. These hills are also home to Nilgiri Tahr, the rare mountain goat.

4. Eravikulam National Park. This is 10kms away from Munnar.
The park has restaurants, eco shops and an amenity center. Entry time 7.30 am –4.00 pm.
Fee: Indian – Rs. 120/- Children – Rs. 90/- Foreigner – Rs. 400/- Reservation fee Rs 50/- (Reservation counter 9 am – 3 pm at Information center, Munnar)




 

Getting There By Train

The nearest railway station from Munnar is at Aluva, which is at a distance of 110 kilometres from Munnar.

The Ernakulam Railway Station is 130 kilometres away while the Madurai Railway Station is at a distance of 135 kilometres. From these points, you can either hire a cab or board the state transport or private buses wherever available.




 

Getting There By Air:

Munnar does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport, which is 110 kilometres away by road. The Madurai International Airport is 140 kilometres away from Munnar. In case you de-board at any of these two Airports, you can hire a cab or board the state transport or private buses to get to Munnar.



 

Image Source : Google, Kerala Tourism e-Brochure, Instagram.

 

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