Seshadri Sekhar wanted to go to a nice peaceful place in the hills for his honeymoon and he had just 2-3 days on him. So he and his wife booked a 3 Day/2 Night Munnar honeymoon tour package and had an amazing time in the beautiful landscapes of Munnar. Read on to find out about their awesome trip.
After a wonderful wedding, it was our turn to spend some quality time with each other. Unfortunately, due to work commitments, we did not have a lot of time in our hands. We wanted a short but beautiful vacation, and as both of us prefer the hills, Munnar was the first destination that came to our mind. We began searching for good Munnar honeymoon tour packages and luckily for us, we came across the TravelTriangle page, which offered some great deals. We enquired about the package and got in touch with some of their agents on board. We selected Zamorin Holidays as our agent and eagerly waited for our trip to begin. The Munnar honeymoon places that were included on our trip were amazing.
Munnar Honeymoon Trip Detail
Trip Type: Romantic Honeymoon Trip
Duration: 3 Days and 2 Nights
Budget: INR 19, 200
Inclusions: Accommodation at hotel Deshadan mountain resort,Transfers, Breakfast, sightseeing around Munnar
Exclusions: Paid activities if any
Day 1: Hello to the city of the Nilgiris: Munnar
We left from Bangalore in a sleeper coach bus at night and reached Kochi early morning, where we were greeted by our driver, a lovely fellow, who suggested that we immediately leave for Munnar honeymoon places. On our way, in the outskirts of Kochi, we visited the Chottanikara devi temple, a temple dedicated to goddess Laxmi. It’s a very peaceful place and chants of the mantras soothed our senses.
From there, it took us some hours and we finally reached Munnar by late afternoon. Upon reaching, we checked into our hotel Deshadan mountain resort, the highest resort in Kerala. It is located in the outskirts of Munnar and is at such a location that one cannot miss it.
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Hotel Review: Deshadan mountain resort
Our rating: 5/5
Tariff: INR 2,923
Category: Budget hotel
Best For: Honeymoon and family trips
The hotel is beautiful in every sense of the word. The staff is also very warm and friendly.From our welcome with fresh watermelon juice, to the rooms, everything was perfect. There is an indoor games station where one pass time. The food is also very nicely prepared.
Our stay in the hotel was one of the best parts of our honeymoon trip to Munnar.
In the evening, we decided to explore the local markets and streets. We had dinner at this great restaurant called ‘The Rapsy restaurant’, serving authentic Kerala cuisine. One must try the kozhi porichathu and nana’s green tea here. Its simply awesome.
After dinner we came back to our hotel and slept off, exhausted from the day’s activities.
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Day 2: Sightseeing in Munnar
We had an early morning sumptuous breakfast in our resort and started off for sightseeing tour of Munnar honeymoon places. We first visited the top station, located about 32 kms from Munnar. it offers mesmerising views of the Nilgiris. This is quite in contrast to the views of the vast tea plantations, which had led up to top station. We stayed there for sometime and clicked really nice pictures.
Location of Top Station: Munnar
Best time to go: April to May
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On coming down, we visited the Mattupetty dam and the echo point. They offer some scintillating views of the valley and one can easily spend hours here. Mattupetty Dam Munnar entry fee is mere INR 10 and for Echo Point it is free. One shouldn’t miss visiting both these places.
Later we visited the tea museum, situated in Nallathanni Estate. It is a fascinating place and one gets an insight into process of tea leaf rolling. After that, we decided to have dosas and tea in Sri Venkateswara restaurant, one of the oldest restaurant in the city. The food was delicious and we really enjoyed it. Before going back to our hotel, we stopped for shopping for some sarees and Kerala spices.
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Day 3: Of dams and tea plantations
We had an early morning breakfast post which we visited the Hydel park, a well maintained park but we didn’t spend much time there. Then, we visited the Anairankal dam. The road drive from the Hydel park to the Anairankal dam was spectacular, we were literally compelled to stop every 5 minutes and click pictures of the scenery. Driving amidst the vast tea plantation filled our hearts with happiness. Upon reaching, we stayed there for some time, admiring the views of the fast-paced waterfall over the grid. It was another highlight of our trip and one of the best days of our Munnar honeymoon. The dams here offer beautiful views and so does the plantations. The scenery is breathtaking!
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We were back to city by 4pm and boarded the sleeper coach back to Kochi, our hearts filled with memories of our honeymoon trip to the beautiful Munnar.
I wish we had more time to stay in Munnar. It is a perfect place for honeymoon and offers one a chance to experience the best of what mother nature offers with his better half. I thank TravelTriangle for helping me plan this trip so perfectly and taking care of all the arrangements in such a short notice. Cheers to them!
- Our stay at the hotel, Deshadan mountain resort was fantastic. A must stay experience
- The views from the top station and beyond beautiful and one shouldn’t miss it
- We just wish we had more days to spare. One can’t ever get enough of the beauty that is Munnar
Tips for future travelers:
- One should keep basic medicine kit while one is traveling in the hills. The roads are not bad but the ride can be bumpy. During those times, motion sickness tablets will come handy.
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Seshadri had a beautiful honeymoon in the gem of Kerala. Even you can book a Munnar honeymoon trip and have a lovely honeymoon like this . Hurry, book a package now! Download the TravelTriangle App and get to know of some amazing deals and discounts.
Frequently Asked Questions About Honeymoon Trip To Munnar
What is Munnar known for?
Munnar is one of the most beautiful and major hill stations in Kerala and is famous for not just one but many things. This captivating South indian hill station is known for its tea plantations, mesmerising landscapes and herbs and medicinal plants. The rivers and lakes in Munnar are also well known.
Is Munnar a good place for honeymoon?
A honeymoon trip to Munnar is a great idea. There are so many things to do in Munnar that would set the pace for your married life and you will kick off the romance in the best possible way. From shopping to sightseeing everything is an experience in itself.
What is the best time to visit Munnar?
The best time to visit Munnar is winter. The months from September to November and January to March are perfect to visit the place for you can then witness the place covered in mist and it’s bearably cold and the place is pleasant to explore.
Which airport is closest to Munnar?
The Cochin International Airport located just 107 kilometres away is the nearest airport to Munnar. You can conveniently reach the destination by taking a cab or taxi or bus within 3-4 hours and the views along the way will be breathtaking.
How many days are enough for Munnar?
Ideally you should spend at least three days in Munnar. However, the more the better. There is so much to explore and see that even a week won’t suffice. It all depends on what all you want to see and explore.
What can I buy in Munnar?
There are many things that you can shop in Munnar. You can buy organic tea, spices, dry fruits, coffee, aromatic oils, essential oils, shawls, home-made chocolates, wooden souvenirs and artifacts and much more.
Is Munnar a safe place to visit?
Yes, Munnar is a safe place to visit and still retains its old charm and beauty. However, the national parks in Munnar are slightly more safe than the other places. Also, you need to take care of staying on the paths that have directions marked at all times.
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