One Day Munnar Local Sightseeing Trip with Eravikulam National Park by Cab

1 Day Munnar Local Sightseeing Trip with Eravikulam National Park by Car
1 Day Munnar Local Sightseeing Trip with Eravikulam National Park by Car (courtesy: nandhukumar)

Munnar is a verdant hill station located in the Western Ghats of Kerala. It is well known for its tea plantations and picturesque landscapes. There are plenty of things to do on a one day Munnar sightseeing tour with Eravikulam National Park by private car. You can enjoy sightseeing, hiking, trekking, and bird watching.

Some of the most popular tourist places in Munnar include the Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty Dam, and Pothamedu Viewpoint. Home to several endangered species of animals such as the Nilgiri Tahr, Eravikulam National Park attracts wildlife enthusiasts. Mattupetty Dam is a great place for a picnic and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Pothamedu Viewpoint is one of the best places to see the rolling hills of Munnar.

Hiking and trekking are also popular activities in Munnar. There are many trails to choose from, including the popular Tea Garden Trek and Anamudi Shola National Park. Bird watching is another popular activity in Munnar. The area is home to a variety of different bird species, including eagles, falcons, and parakeets. There are several bird sanctuaries in the area where you can go to see these beautiful creatures up close.

On a day’s trip to Munnar, you will be splurged with natural beauty. The hilly retreat offers splendid views. The small rivulets, wildlife sanctuary, gorgeous waterfalls, and ample activities make it a favorite destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. A one day Munnar sightseeing tour with Eravikulam National Park by cab gives you a deeper insight into the flora and fauna of the region. In a fun way, it will be a lifetime learning experience.

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Highlights of Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Cab

  • Full-day Munnar Local Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Munnar Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Nyayamakad Waterfalls, Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park, Anamudi Peak, Vaguvarai View Point, Lakkam Waterfalls, Sandalwood Forest, Pandava Caves, and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Package Price for 1 Day Munnar Local Sightseeing by Cab w/ Eravikulam National Park

Hyundai i20 Hatchback Car for One Day Trip
i20 / Tata Indica
4 Seater / Hatchback

₹ 2,499/-

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 2,599/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 Seater / SUV

₹ 2,799/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova
6 Seater / SUV

₹ 2,999/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
5-6 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,499/-

Toyota Fortuner SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Fortuner
6 Seater / SUV

₹ 4,499/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

₹ 4,599/-

Mini Bus for One Day Trip
Mini Bus
12-22 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Munnar Sightseeing Tour Package w/ Eravikulam National Park!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Munnar
  • Cab for Munnar sightseeing with Eravikulam National Park as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle parking charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver allowance

What’s not included

  • 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

What to Expect on your Munnar Sightseeing Tour w/ Eravikulam National Park

What to expect on Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Private Cab

Booking a one day Munnar sightseeing tour with Eravikulam National Park allows you to conveniently explore the destination as we pick you up from your doorstep. We will begin the exciting trip with a visit to the Nyayamakad Waterfalls. Refreshing vistas of the fall will soothe your senses. 

Next, we will head to the Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park where you can enjoy wildlife spotting. To ensure you witness the best of Munnar on your one day trip we will visit the Highest Peak of the region and Vaguvarrai View Point. The offbeat spots provide the most picturesque views of the hill town.

After the trekking and hiking across the hill town, you can relax at the Lakkam WaterFalls and enjoy a drive at the SandalWood Forest. History enthusiasts can also explore the Pandavas Caves while we will wind up the trip with a visit to the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. After an exciting tour of Munnar, we will drop you at your accommodation.

Itinerary of One Day Munnar Sightseeing Trip w/ Eravikulam National Park

Pickup from your Hotel in Munnar at 9:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Nyayamakad Waterfalls40 minutes
2Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park80 minutes
3Anamudi Peak20 minutes
4Vaguvarai View Point20 minutes
5Lakkam Waterfalls40 minutes
6Sandalwood Forest30 minutes
7Pandava Caves30 minutes
8Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary60 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Munnar by 5:30 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. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Munnar local sightseeing tour with Eravikulam National Park by private car.

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Places to visit in Munnar in one day by private car towards Eravikulam National Park

1. Nyayamakad Waterfalls

Visit Nyayamakad Waterfalls on Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Cab

Gushing down from 1600 m, through rocks and hills, Nyayamakad Waterfalls is a great sight to behold on this Munnar sightseeing trip. You can soak in the stunning beauty of the valleys and surroundings. Located between Munnar and Rajamala, it is encircled by sandalwood forests and lush tea plantations. 

Nestled in the Western Ghats, it offers the perfect backdrop for your photographs of the one day Munnar sightseeing tour. You can trek to the upper levels of the falls and enjoy the splendid views. You can enjoy a delightful picnic and catch fish in the pool at the bottom. You can get distant views of sambar, barking deer, grey jungle fowl, Nilgiri Tahr, and Malabar civet.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Explore the natural abundance of the Western Ghats.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week 
  • Entry Fee: Free

2. Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park

Visit Rajamalai / Eravikulam National Park on Munnar Sightseeing Tour by Car

Situated on a mountain plateau, at an elevation of 2000 m, Rajamalai Eravikulam National Park is a major highlight of your Munnar local sightseeing tour by private taxi. It is famous for being home to South India’s highest peak, Anamudi Peak sheltering the endangered Nilgiri Tahr Deer. If lucky, you can even witness the once-in-a-12-year bloom of the Neelakurinji flower. 

At this UNESCO World Heritage Site in India, you can also spot rare butterflies, birds, a rare tiger or leopard, lion-tailed macaque, Atlas moth, Nilgiri Langur, elephant, and Nilgiri Marten. You can spend time witnessing the biodiversity of the vibrant ecosystem from close angles. You can tour the flower garden, tea museum, and Rajamala to see the medicinal plants and wild species of cultivated plants.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend time close to nature.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 125 per person

3. Anamudi Peak

Visit Anamudi Peak on Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Cab

At a lofty height of 8842 feet, Anamudi Peak is the highest peak not only in Munnar but also in South India. Located in the Western Ghats, it is popular among trekkers, nature lovers, and photographers. Covered with thick evergreen forests and meandering streams, it offers solitude and rejuvenation. 

You can see black wood, teak forests, cultivation of tea and spices, hills and valleys, and wildlife from the vantage point. Watch the Periyar, Vaigai, and Thamirabarani rivers flowing into the Arabian Sea. Spot the vibrant avian species and capture numerous frames of this breathtaking place. It is a perfect getaway to visit with friends and family on this Munnar sightseeing tour with Eravikulam National Park by car.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy the scenic natural view from the highest peak of the region.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week.
  • Entry Fee: Free

4. Vaguvarai View Point

Visit Vaguvarai View Point on Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Cab

Bordered by the Mattupetty Dam on one side, and the Anamudi Peak on the other, Vaguvarrai View Point is a well-known tourist spot in Munnar. It is an offbeat location, a hidden village amidst the forests and hills. This enchanting attraction on this one-day Munnar sightseeing tour is a must-see.

The viewpoint offers spectacular vistas. You will be amazed by the rich diversity of flora and fauna. If lucky you can also spot different wild animals like bison, porcupines, mouse deer, sambar, and elephants. It is also the perfect place to get a breathtaking view of the famous Neelakurinji flowers that bloom once in 12 years. The leaning trees, the admirable temples, local schools, and friendly people will attract you.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the incredible beauty of Munnar and capture the spectacular views.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

5. Lakkam Waterfalls

Visit Lakkam Waterfalls on Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Taxi

Perched at 7300 feet, Lakkam Waterfalls entices you with its bewitching beauty. It is a family-friendly attraction and a great spot to stop on this Munnar one-day tour by private cab. You can spend quality time in this clean and well-maintained venue. Originating from the Eravikulam plateau, it collects into a pool at the bottom. It is surrounded by dense Vaga trees. You need to climb the boulders to reach the point. 

Enjoy the multiple cascades of the falls culminating at the Pambar River. You can choose to bathe in the pool. Set amidst thick vegetation and rolling hills, it is the perfect place to unwind and click mind-blowing photos. It is a visual spectacle, both in the monsoons and winters.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy the scenic beauty of the lake and its surroundings.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 20 per person

6. Sandalwood Forest

Visit Sandalwood Forest on Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Taxi

Marayoor Sandalwood Forest attracts you with its beautiful aroma. It is a rain shadow village situated on the eastern side of the Western Ghats. Less rainfall here accelerates the growth of the forest. The reserve houses high-quality sandalwood and is one of the few remaining in India. You will admire the dark trees with small olive-green leaves and the unparalleled fragrance. 

Driving through the sandalwood forest is a memorable experience you cannot miss. With the cool air around you, you can also explore the tunnels and the caves on vertical rocks everywhere. You can also trek, and take a stroll around.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the beauty of Sandalwood forests.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

7. Pandava Caves

Visit Pandava Caves / Muniyara Dolments on Munnar Sightseeing Tour by Car

Located in Marayoor, the cave-like structures on rocky terrains are the most sought-after tourist attractions. You can indulge in a worthwhile hike to the ancient site. It is believed that the legendary Pandavas lived inside these caves during their exile. 

Inside the caves, you can witness brilliant paintings of the Pandavas and the legendary wanderings of Rama and Sita. The naturally grown greens attract you. You can see the beautiful sunset and sunrise from here. Later, Buddhist monks meditated here greatly helped by the echo effect of the caves. You have free access to the caves, but you should return before darkness.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Delve into the region’s history.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: Free

8. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Visit Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary on Munnar Sightseeing Tour with Eravikulam National Park by Cab

You should tour the sprawling UNESCO World Heritage Sanctuary in your Munnar one-day tour. Enjoy the marvelous beauty of the Western Ghats and several peaks. Spot a wide range of birds and animals in their natural habitat. You can identify the yellow-throated bulbuls. It also houses a rich treasure of medicinal herbs and plants.

The Chinnar and Pambar Rivers flowing around it, also make it a wonderful place to visit. Inside the lush, thorny scrub forest, you can notice the endangered Giant Grizzled Squirrel of India and the Indian Star Tortoise. You can observe 11 tribal settlements and Thoovanam Waterfalls. It is a fascinating attraction and the key destination on this one-day Munnar local sightseeing tour with Eravikulam National Park by private cab.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Experience wildlife spotting in their natural habitat.
  • Timings: Open throughout the day on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 10 per person

Things to Do on your Munnar Sightseeing Tour w/ Eravikulam National Park

Activities & Things to Do on your Munnar Sightseeing Tour w/ Eravikulam by Car
Activities & Things to Do on your Munnar Sightseeing Tour w/ Eravikulam by Car (courtesy: alexjoseph)

Munnar allures nature lovers with its greenery. Popular tourist attractions include Blossom Park, Echo Point, and the Kundala Valley. The town is also home to a number of tea plantations, and visitors can take guided tours of these plantations to learn more about the process of tea production. You can indulge in a plethora of activities at the hill station including shopping and eating.

What to Shop during your One Day Munnar Local Sightseeing Tour w/ Eravikulam National Park by Cab?

You can purchase a wide variety of souvenirs in Munnar. Head on to the flea markets, roadside stalls, and popular stores inside the museums and factories for a huge assortment of local wares and produce. At reasonable prices, you can get hold of wooden handicrafts and gift items. You can also procure hand-woven shawls, sarees, and woolen. Sandalwood products are also very popular. 

Being replete with tea estates and spice gardens, in Munnar, you can purchase different flavors of tea, filtered coffee, and an extensive collection of herbs and spices. You can even get aromatic oils, handmade chocolates, plastic toys, trays, pen stands, coasters, and honey syrups. 

Gift boxes, bags, envelopes, greeting cards, photo frames, and visiting cards are made by hand and loaded with brilliant ethnic and traditional designs. Coconut products and kitchen items are also very common trinkets among tourists. You can even buy fresh fruits from the nearby stands.

What to Eat during your One Day Munnar Local Sightseeing Tour w/ Eravikulam National Park by Car?

Munnar serves delectable dishes to its visitors. You can choose from an exhaustive food platter. Do not forget to try authentic Keralite cuisine, prepared with coconut and curry leaves. You can also try Continental, Chinese and other Indian and international flavors. For an English-styled light breakfast and local beverages, you can stop at the various cafés lining the streets. 

Try the local favorites and popular street food. Taste a wide variety of dosa and curries. Idiyappam with egg curry, seafood, banana chips, chicken fry, Karimeen fish, vada pav, and Malabar parathas are a must-try in Munnar. You can even purchase dry snacks and quick bites for your return.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 Day Munnar Local Sightseeing tour package Eravikulam National Park. Ideally this 1 day Munnar local sightseeing tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Munnar local tour with Eravikulam National Park, 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.

FAQs

Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Munnar local sightseeing tour w/ Eravikulam National Park?

Ideally, no. However you can check with listed Munnar cab vendors before booking the tour on any possibility to customize the tour. Additional charges might apply.


A trip to Munnar and Eravikulam National Park is a refreshing escape from city life. Booking a one day Munnar sightseeing tour with Eravikulam National Park by a private car ensures you visit the best places to see in Munnar and enjoy every moment of the trip. Even within a day, you can capture the true essence of Munnar in a budget-friendly manner by hiring a rental car. Sightseeing, thrilling adventures, shopping and eating; you can stay busy throughout the day without worrying about transport.


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