Hill Stations of Kerala - Munnar & Thekkady
Kerala offers some of the best hill stations of Southern India with plenty of nature to explore at a relaxing pace. Enjoy the beautiful scenary, experience wildlife, visit the spice plantations and spend some relaxing time with your family.
22nd April 2011
By Brijesh G & Shweta Chowdhary
Tourism in Kerala, one of the most tranquil states of India, tenders an exceptional flavor of numerous adventures and cultural diversity. The undying beauty of the palm fringed beaches, the dignity of the heaving hills, the calmness of the untouched backwaters and the captivating woods and forests bowls over the instincts of tourists. A cool retreat from the scorching heat and the monotony of daily life hill stations provide the much awaited relaxation to tired souls. Two of the most popular hill stations of Kerala are Munnar and Thekkady
Munnar, referred to as the "Switzerland of India" for its natural surroundings and old world architecture, rests at an altitude of 1524 meter. Munnar is famous for its lush green environs, lakes, woodland, winding lanes and tea estates lies nestled in the serene Kannan Devan Hills. Read more about Munnar tourist attractions or book one of the recommended hotels in Munnar.
Thekkady, another popular hill station in Kerala, summons up images of elephants, endless chains of hills and spice-scented agricultural estates. Explore the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (famous for its tigers, elephants & gaur), visit the Mangladevi temple and trekk with your family for a memorable vacation in this hill station. Read more about Thekkady tourist attractions and recommended hotels in Thekkady. Or book a hotel in Thekkady.