Travel Blogs from Munnar
... a gold crown embedded with precious stones like diamonds, rubies and emeralds.
Now we are ready for another 4 hour drive to Munnar. Approx 110 Kms from Cochin, with beauty splattered across various valleys, amidst mountainous terrain, and a lush greenery, and waterfalls in plenty, Munnar is a perfect scenic retreat about 1600 meters above sea level, far far away from the humid seas and the coastal tropical climate down at sea level. Munnar derived from the combination of ...
... to watch the day begin. The plan for today is to go to the Tea Museum, High Station, the dam and spice tour. I am waiting for breakfast and see all the drivers and Robin, the cook and general handyman, outside. They appear to be trying to move a car. I go outside to investigate. Oh NO - Raju has locked the keys in the car. Here go all the plans for today. The guys first offer me a rickshaw and another car for sight seeing, but neither of these things happen. We all have ...
... Valley View and Sinna Dorai also bookable through the same link.
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Pon Home Stay - Near the bus stand and overlooking a tea estate - http://ponhomestay.blogspot.com/
Pavin Home Stay
... but their sheer carelessness made it impossible to call them good.
As promised, the ride was rough at times. The air, however, was noticeably fresher and cooler. As the forest parted, we passed a wide waterfall cascading down a rock face. Then it was on to the tea plantations, where low leafy shrubs covered rolling emerald hills.
We met Mr. George in his electronics and home appliances shop in Munnar. We chatted over ...
... had the window seat and as we escaped the hustle and bustle of Cochin and made our way up the hills, finally breathing in some cool clean air, taking in the amazing scenery and spotted waterfalls, birds and monkeys along the way.
Our homestay was located a few kms before Munnar in Chithituram, where the bus driver dropped us off amongst a breathtakingly verdant view of tea plantations. After some initial trepidation that we were stranded in the ...