With a honeymoon trip to Munnar, your spouse and you will sign up for a romantic journey that’s equal parts relaxing, rejuvenating and thrilling. Escape into nature, with plenty of hiking and forest trails to explore. Discover the town’s heritage, by visiting famed tea estates, museums and landmarks. Share passionate moments over breathtaking sunsets and panoramic views. Unwind and heal alongside each other, at an Ayurvedic spa or private yoga session. You couldn’t find a more enchanting destination to mark your first steps into the sacred bond of marriage.
SOTC’s Munnar tour packages for couples are crafted and curated by our travel experts, with a touch of love. They blend all the must-sees and must-dos with the freedom to let you pick from a host of unique experiences for a truly bespoke journey. We also have magical Kerala tours that offer combined deals for Munnar-Thekkady and Alleppy.
All so that you can have the kind of honeymoon you’ve always wished for!
Places to visit in Munnar
SOTC honeymoon travel segment offers packages to popular Indian as well international destinations for couples. Browse through our customized Munnar honeymoon packages and book the best Munnar honeymoon package from SOTC for a romantic holiday experience with your partner. Our Munnar honeymoon itineraries which also include tours to other romantic destinations in Munnar such as Attukal Waterfalls, Kundala Lake, Chokramundi Peak, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary will give you numerous options to explore adventure activities, breathtaking & mesmerizing natural beauty, verdant hills & waterfalls, exotic cuisines & drinks. While you are in Munnar for honeymoon, your
checklist must include the following to dos –
• Visit Attukal Waterfalls
• Watersports at Mattupetty Dam
• Elephant Ride at Carmelagiri Elephant Park
• Visit Tea Museum
Blessed with an abundance of lush tropical nature and a host of exotic attractions, you’ll get to visit exquisitely charming places on your Munnar honeymoon. The kind that let you spend real quality time together and make new memories that last a lifetime.
A mere 3 km away from the town, in the Kanan Devan Hill Tea Estates, is a beautiful 16-acre park that’s abundant with nature as well as fun-filled activities. Boating, bird watching, nature walks and recreational sports such as skating and cycling, are conducted here for you to sample.
Eravikulam National Park:
One of the popular tourist places in Munnar
is Eravikulam National Park, a trekker’s paradise, offering a magnificent view of the tea plantations caressed by blankets of mists. If the adventurous honeymoon is your wish, there are many options you can explore on your Munnar honeymoon. You can go hiking, jeep safari, bicycling or visit the elephant camp amongst the other things to do in Munnar
Being immersed in nature is one of the most grounding ways for two people to begin their life’s journey together, and you couldn’t ask for a more spectacular setting than the Eravikulam National Park. Explore the park at your pace, take a light stroll or take up a trek. Spend a few hours in the company of not just each other, but a variety of native flora and fauna including the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Soak in the sensational views of the Rajamalai Mountains, Anamudi Peak, lush green forests and flowing rivers.
Asia’s first arch dam led to the creation of Kundala Lake, encompassed by verdant hills and valleys often covered in mist, that spark breathtaking panoramas to make you swoon. Jump into a pedal boat and find your flow, send your hearts racing with a speed boat ride, take a leisurely sunset walk along the embankment, and of course, stop at the famous Echo Point to proclaim your love!
Munnar honeymoons would be incomplete without a visit to Top Station, the town’s bewilderingly beautiful viewpoint from where the entire valley of Theni is visible — if you’re lucky to be there on a clear day! Not that looking down at puffs of cloud, fog and mist floating past you is any less captivating.
Experience the best that Munnar honeymoon tours have to offer when you visit Lockhart Gap, one of the region’s nature and adventure hubs. Breathe in the fresh mountain air, unleash your wanderlust, step into the wild and love every second of it, because this is what memories are made of. Start early and stay for sunset, for they are some of the best in Kerala.
This tea estate is one of the oldest in India and visiting it gives your Munnar honeymoon package a wonderful touch of culture. Here you can take a guided tour of the plantations and even visit the on-site Tata Tea Museum where you can discover the complete story behind India’s favourite drink. Other activities to look forward to include a candle-lit dinner or a charming lunch on the estate, as also purchasing some fresh teas to take back home.
C.S.I Christ Church:
Built in 1910, the CSI Church is one of the best heritage sites to visit on your Munnar honeymoon. Its antiquated stone walls and stained-glass windows enclose the most peaceful of spaces, where you can share a quiet moment with your special someone. An interesting fact about the church is that scenes from the acclaimed Hollywood movie “The Life of Pi” were filmed here.
Trek to, picnic at or drive past the Attukad Waterfalls for a glimpse of the earth at its best. Surrounded by hills covered by a spectrum of green foliage, is this spectacular natural wonder that will leave you gushing with joy. Keep your cameras and phones charged, for there are plenty of Instagram-worthy moments you’ll can capture together along the charming wooden bridge or at the marked viewpoint. An experience that warrants a spot on any Munnar honeymoon package.
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary:
Named after the famous Ornithologist, Dr Salim Ali, this bird sanctuary is a major attraction on many Munnar honeymoon packages, especially for couples who are nature enthusiasts. You don’t have to be an experienced bird watcher to marvel at the sights and sounds of these wondrous avian species, many of which are endangered or migratory. October to March offer the ideal climes to visit the park, although it remains open through the year.
Spend some memorable time together walking in the Rose Garden or Blossom Park. One of the places to visit in Munnar is Echo Point, a serene, calm lake bank. When you scream here, you'll be hearing your voice echoed back at you. Mattupetti Dam is popular for various activities like speed boating and horse riding. The honeymoon packages offer you a visit to the well-known Elephant arrival spot where you and your beloved can enjoy an elephant ride together to explore the wilderness of the region.
Best time to visit Munnar
Choosing wedding dates might not have been easy, but with SOTC, you can easily find the right Munnar honeymoon package to suit any time of the year. For each season brings its own weather conditions, charm and unmissable experiences.
Between March and June, Munnar can see temperatures as high as 35°C but compared to other parts of Kerala, it is mostly a pleasant summer with cool breeze and occasional showers offering respite from the beaming sun. This is one of the best times to visit the many heritage tea gardens of the region, where together you can bask in the glorious sunshine, sample freshly made brews, surrounded by exquisite green landscapes. Sightseeing and outdoor activities are just as enjoyable. Light summer clothes, plenty of sunscreen and comfortable shoes are packing essentials!
July onwards, Munnar is drenched in rain, and its air is filled with love. With less tourists around and nature in full bloom, you can expect a Munnar honeymoon in the monsoon to be serene, exclusive and intimate, with the rhythm of the raindrops offering the perfect soundtrack to your love story. There’s no better time to visit if you’re looking for a luxurious stay that lets you revel in the indoors and balance it with a handful of spectacular outdoor opportunities. Look for special off-season Munnar offers on travel and accommodation and don’t forget to carry protective rain gear.
For many couples, there’s nothing better than a winter honeymoon in Munnar, as this is the season that really opens the outdoors, with the ideal conditions for everything from hiking to visiting wildlife sanctuaries. Temperatures regularly hit single digits, so pack and prepare for the cold. And expect plenty of moments to keep each other warm! Just remember, as this is peak season, booking your Munnar honeymoon package early is key to having a smooth journey.
How to reach Munnar
If you’re excited about booking one of our Munnar packages for couples, it’s time to decide how you’d like to make the journey to the hill-station. All the regular transport options are available from all parts of the country, be it air, rail or road travel.
Munnar doesn’t have its own airport, but you can still fly into Cochin Airport about 110 km away, from where taxis, tourist vehicles and buses can be availed for the final part of the journey. Top airlines like Spice Jet, GoAir, Air India, IndiGo and Vistara operate daily flights to Cochin from all major Indian cities.
Kerala as a state is well connected by rail and there are a few nearby stations one can find trains to, from where taxis and buses can take you to Munnar town. Aluva and Ernakulam junctions are the most popular for out-station travellers, at about 110 km and 130 km away, respectively. Train rides along the western coastline of India are said to be some of the most scenic in the world, so this could be a really special way to embark on a Munnar honeymoon.
Munnar is accessible by road from almost anywhere in South India. Drives and bus rides from Bengaluru, Chennai, Kodaikanal, Coimbatore, Salem and Cochin are most popular, while state-run buses operate from across Kerala. The journey is wonderfully scenic and leisurely, however, do expect a few bumps along the way especially towards the mountain tops.
There are many ways to move around Munnar, from comfortable to calorie-burning. It all depends on the kind of honeymoon trip you intend to have. Active couples would love strolling through the foggy roads or hiking adventurous trails, while others can easily hire a car, taxi or auto-rickshaw.
You always need the right travel information, tips and tools to help plan a smooth journey, especially one as special as your honeymoon. So here are some additional facts and questions that you should know about Munnar honeymoons.
What is the language spoken in Munnar?
The official language of Munnar is the same as the rest of Kerala — Malayalam. Tamil and English are also widely understood, especially around the main tourist hubs.
What cuisine can you expect in Munnar?
Expect wonderful traditional Kerala cuisine on your Munnar honeymoon, spice infused local delicacies and a host of South Indian staples such as appams, idlis and dosas. With SOTC Munnar honeymoon packages, delicious meals come included.
What’s it like to go shopping in Munnar?
Munnar is a place where you can shop for fresh organic produce and products, from spices to chocolate bars, and of course, tea!
What clothes should you pack for a Munnar honeymoon?
The clothes you pack depends on the prevalent climatic conditions on the dates you’ve picked for your Munnar honeymoon package. Light cotton clothes for the summer, warm woolens for the winter and water-proof gear for the monsoons, is recommended.
Does Munnar have hotels for every budget?
You can find everything from deluxe guest houses to luxurious eco-stays in and around Munnar, to suit your budget and interests.
Which are the popular trekking routes in Munnar?
Nestled amidst the amazing Sahyadri Hills, Munnar is the base for a number of thrilling trekking routes that couples can explore. The most popular ones to look out for include the Chokramudi Peak Trek, Mathikettan Rainforest Trek and Lakshmi Hills Trek.