Munnar Travel Tips

Cellular/Mobile Service:-

Tata Indicom, Hutch, BSNL, Airtel, Idea and Reliance are the providers who have coverage in Munnar.

Best Time to Visit:-

The best time to explore Munnar is considered to be October to November and from January to May when it is having a chilling climate.

Things To Carry:-

It is recommended to carry warm clothes between Dec. and Feb.


Munnar is a town and hill station located in the district of Idukki, the south-western Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft.) above mean sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains. Munnar town is situated on the Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam Taluk and is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district covering an area of nearly 557 square kilometres (215 sq. mi)


1,532 m


187 km²

Main Towns:





Old Munnar


The region in and around Munnar varies in height from 1,450 meters (4,760 ft) to 2,695 meters (8,842 ft) above mean sea level. The temperature ranges between 5 °C (41 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in winter and 15 °C (59 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in summer.

Annual Rainfall:

Munnar’s climate is classified as warm and temperate. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. The average annual temperature in Munnar is 19.4 °C. Precipitation here averages 2470 mm.

Main Crops:

Coffee, cardamom, cinchona, Tea


Light summer clothes for most of the year. However it is advisable to wear warm clothes between Dec. and Feb.


The local language is Malayalam. English, Tamil and Hindi are widely spoken and understood here.

STD Code:


What to Shop For:

Spices, Cardamom, Pepper, Clove, Homemade chocolates, Coffee, Tea, Bamboo articles, Native craft, Honey, Herbal plants, Aromatic oils etc.