Coimbatore set amidst the Western Ghats is a city full of history and culture. Munnar is a nearby well known travel destination located at a distance of 160 km from Coimbatore. Book a one day Munnar tour from Coimbatore and explore the hidden gems of the famed hill station that lies in the Idukki district of Kerala.
Perched at an altitude of 6000 ft and nestled among the Western Ghats, it is one of the most striking and adventurous hill stations of Kerala. Munnar in Malayalam means three rivers indicating the convergence of the rivers namely Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala.
It is the home to the highest peak of South India, the Anamudi with a height of 2695 m and Neelakurinji the flower that blooms only once in twelve years. It proffers a myriad of exciting activities including trekking, camping, boating and paragliding.
The summer escapade of the Britishers has plenty to offer for travel enthusiasts. Board our one day Munnar tour from Coimbatore by private car to enjoy the best of this most visited holiday gateway. Cloud filled valleys draped with forests, sprawling tea plantations, serene lakes, majestic waterfalls and exotic flora and fauna are the major breathtaking sights of the hill station that attracts huge crowd.
Overview of One Day Munnar Tour from Coimbatore
Explore a myriad of attractions all in one day with our one day Munnar Trip from Coimbatore by private cab. Discover the sheer beauty of nature visiting the wonderful waterfalls, mesmerizing garden, and pristine lake.
Your exciting one day trip begins with the visit to the Echo Point and continues with the visit to the pristine Elephant Lake. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the fragrant and marvellous Rose Garden. Enjoy the spectacular views at the impressive Mattupetty Dam.
Take in the sights of Munnar’s wilderness at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary. Proceed further for breathtaking views at Top Station and learn about tea manufacturing process at the famed Tata Tea Museum. Top off your one day trip with the breathtaking natural wonder of the spectacular Power House waterfalls.
Highlights of One Day Coimbatore to Munnar Trip
- Full-day Coimbatore to Munnar Local Sightseeing Tour
- Duration: 10 to 14 hours
- Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
- Pickup & Drop: Coimbatore Hotel / Home
- Places Covered: Echo Point, Elephant Lake, Rose Garden, Mattupetty Dam, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Top Station, Tata Tea Museum, Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary, Power House Falls.
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1 Day Itinerary of Munnar Local Sightseeing Tour from Coimbatore
Pickup from your Home / Hotel in Coimbatore at 6:00 AM
|S.No||Sightseeing Place||Recommended Duration|
|1||Echo Point||60 minutes|
|2||Elephant Lake||60 minutes|
|3||Rose Garden||60 minutes
|4||Mattupetty Dam||50 minutes|
|5||Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary||60 minutes|
|6||Top Station||40 minutes|
|7||Tata Tea Museum||60 minutes|
|8||Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary||120 minutes|
|9||Power House Falls||30 minutes|
Drop back at your Home / Hotel in Coimbatore by 11:00 PM
PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the Munnar tourism places listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. Inclusion of any other sightseeing place not listed above is normally not permitted. However guests can check with their cab provider if any exceptions possible, while booking this Coimbatore to Munnar local sightseeing tour by private car.
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Detailed Guide: Places to Visit with One Day Coimbatore to Munnar Tour by Car
Below are the list of sightseeing places to visit with our Coimbatore to Munnar sightseeing tour in 1 day:
Begin your scenic voyage with the visit to a remarkable sightseeing spot of Echo Point. Visitors would be captivated with the mind-blowing scenery surrounding the place. With serene lake and lush green mountains in its vicinity it is a delight for bird watchers.
Situated at the confluence of the three mountain ranges it offers moderate trekking and home to the rare Kurinji flowers. The quaint place has been named so as it produces impressive echo.
- Must see \ Things to do: Capture the scenic views in your camera
One day Munnar trip takes you further to an awe-inspiring spot called the Elephant Lake that has smitten travellers for years. The lake has been named so as several elephants visit the lake to quest their thirst. A hotspot for photo enthusiasts with sprawling lush tea estates and dense forests surrounding it, the lake is also popular as Anayirangal which means Elephant come down in Malayalam.
- Must see \ Things to do: Enjoy the panoramic vistas of the picturesque place
Walk among the fragrant and colourful roses at the magnificent Rose Garden located along the Munnar Mattupetty Road that provides ample opportunities for memorable pictures. Meticulously maintained by the Kerala Forest Development Centre, the wonderful garden houses a variety of flowers, spices and crops like cardamom and vanilla.
Nestled among the mist clad hills and marvellous waterfalls, the garden is spread across 2 acres of land and is home to splendid variety of vegetables and fruits as well. Some of the prominent fruit trees are litchi, strawberry and rambutan. This tranquil treasure of Munnar situated at an altitude of 3500 feet above sea level is also popular as Munnar Floriculture Centre.
- Must see \ Things to do: Enjoy the splendid variety of blooming flowers
The next stop of the full day Munnar tour is the Mattupetty Dam constructed under Pallivasal Hydro-electric project in 1940. Discover the captivating views of the gentle valleys, green tea plantations and thick forests encircling this man-made wonder.
This most important source of electricity for Munnar is located 13 km from the town, amidst the Munnar hills. Outdoor enthusiasts engage themselves trekking through the Shola forests or take a boat ride across the lake.
- Must see \ Things to do: Experience the amazing reflection of the sprawling tea plantations in the pristine lake
Experience the wilderness wonders at the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, the next stop over of the one day Munnar to Coimbatore tour. Get up close to the exotic species of mammals that includes grizzled giant squirrel, star tortoise, tufted grey langur, panthers, gaur, tiger, spotted deer, slender Loris, wild elephant crocodile, sambar deer and leopard.
It is one of the amazing wildlife sanctuaries of Kerala that host a menagerie of wildlife. The habitat to 245 species of birds and 52 species of reptiles is located on the eastern slopes of Western Ghats. With a rich flora it is also home to the rare species of Nilgiri Tahr.
- Must see \ Things to do: Visit the endangered Nilgiri Tahr
Head off with our one day Munnar local sightseeing tour by car to one of the most popular hangout spot, the Top Station. From an altitude of 1700 meters visitors can enjoy the aerial views of the gentle valleys and mountains carpeted with lush tea gardens.
Marvel at the dramatic views of the jaw-dropping scenery surrounding the place. The vantage point located at 41 km from Munnar receives its name as it was the topmost railway station of the Kundala Valley Railway.
With a majestic setting in the Kannan Devan Hills of Munnar and lying on the border of the two states, travellers would be delighted to get a sneak peak of the Western Ghats in Kerala and Theni Valley in Tamil Nadu. It proffers several trekking trails for avid trekkers. Apart from the spectacular views Top Station is also prominent for the renowned Kurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years.
- Must see \ Things to do: Get immersed in the sheer beauty of the nature
Get introduced to tea processing methods of the past and the present with the visit to the Tata Tea Museum set up at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea. Set up in 2005 the Tata Tea Museum educates visitors with the history and development of tea in Munnar through the displays of an old tea roller called Rotorvane and modern machinery used for automated tea production.
Travellers are welcomed by a sundial at the entrance made by the Art Industrial School in Tamil Nadu in 1913. The Museum also features a Pelton Wheel used in power generation plant in 1920 and a rail engine wheel of the Kundale Valley Railway. It houses a tea tasting unit where you can taste the different variety of your favourite brew.
- Must see \ Things to do: A burial urn dating back to the second century BC
Our one day Coimbatore to Munnar trip takes you further to the famous Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary which appeals nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Maintained by the Kerala Department of Forests and Wildlife it is a home to 26 species of mammals which includes Lion-tailed macaques gaur, Indian Manta, Sambar Deer, Leopard and Tiger. Other wildlife spotted here are Golden Jackal, Jungle Cat and Dholes.
Birdwatchers would be delighted to visit the sanctuary that is home to 132 species of birds including Nilgiri pipit, wood pigeon, white bellied shorting, Kerala Laughingthrush, pipit, Nilgiri wood pigeon and black and orange flycatcher. Striking Vistas of the park spread over 97 km and located along the Western Ghats are hard to miss.
The sanctuary featuring the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr is the first national park in Kerala. Another highlight of the park is the highest peak of South India, Anamudi Peak at the height 2695 meters above the sea level.
- Must see \ Things to do: Witness Nilgiri Tahr
Discover the awe-inspiring treasure of Munnar, the Power House Falls as the last spot of our one day Munnar tour from Coimbatore. The incredibly scenic 2000 meters high waterfall originates from Sita Devi Kulam Lake at Devikulam. Legends state that the lake is called so as Sita used to take bath in it. The spectacular waterfalls also called as Chinnakanal Waterfalls lies on the route to Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady.
- Must see \ Things to do: Immerse in the scenic beauty surrounding the waterfalls
- Pick and drop from Home / Hotel in Coimbatore
- Selected Cab for Munnar sightseeing from Coimbatore as per the above Itinerary
- Vehicle Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges if any
- Driver Batta
- Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Munnar
- Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
- Lodging / Accommodation in Munnar
- Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
- Vehicle beyond the designated tour route
Terms & Conditions
Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Coimbatore to Munnar Sightseeing tour package. Ideally this 1 day Munnar tour package from Coimbatore can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Munnar tour, they can check the possibility of the same with the listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.
The time spent on each Munnar tourist attraction is to be followed as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.
Please also note that if a particular Munnar sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with cab vendor before you book the tour.
Ideally, no. However you can check with listed Coimbatore cab vendors before booking the tour on any possibility to customize the tour. Additional charges might apply.
One day Munnar Tour from Coimbatore by private car offers an enticing trip that you would cherish forever. Get close with the nature and capture ample unique moments during this one day trip.
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