Munnar means three rivers in Malayalam as it is surrounded by three rivers that merges here.Munnar was discovered by Scottish tea planters but Britishers were the first who developed it for tea cultivation. In the early period of its development tamilians worked here as there were very few malayalis those resided there. The local and official language of Munnar is Malayalam, where as Tamil is also spoken here by many inhibitors.British Lawyer J D Munro a tea planter also leased about 600km sq of land from subordinates of Maharaja Of Travancore. He cleared the jungle for tea cultivation in the land. The place later was known as Kannan Devan. Munnar is known for its beautiful tea plantation that is spread over large areas.
Munnar is a hotspot destination of Kerala, a hill station of divine beauty full of nature is located in the Idukki district of Kerala. It was once used to be the summer destination of Britishers. Munnar with its serene beauty attracts people all around the year. Its favorite destination to honeymooners, adventurers, nature lovers who come attracted naturally by its captivating beauty that refreshes the body and mind.The greenery sprawls all over the Munnar and is commenced with vast tea plantations, waterfalls, resorts and soothing environment. Munnar consist of diversities of flora and fauna with beautiful and pristine hills that adds to its beauty.Munnar is well connected by every transport facility , tourist here can easily find transportation facility and accommodation too. As it is one of the most frequent destination for tourist every facility are located in the city.
Weather Condition of Munnar
Munnar is a hill station that is known for its beauty , climatic conditions here are very soothing. During Summers– 15.2°C – 25°C , Winters– 0°C – 10° C . Temperature in Munnar varies from 0° C to 28 ° C. Warm clothes are recommended while you must also carry rain gears. Best time to visit this hill station is between August- May.You will feel chilly there as you move up towards the hills so woolen clothes should be packed.
The best time to visit and explore Munnar is between the months of October and May, when the rains are not continuous. The monsoon months between June and September should be avoided as it rains quite heavily in Munnar and surrounding areas