Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains.
The name Munnar is believed to mean “three rivers” as it is located at the meeting place of Mudhirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly rivers.
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)
nearest railway stations are at Ernakulam and Aluva (approximately 140 kilometres by road).
The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport, which is 105 kilometres away.
Some of the tourist locations at and near munnar are Tata tea museum, hydel/blosson park, Pothamedu ViewPoint, Attukal Waterfalls, Top Station , Kundala Lake Mattupetty Dam, Eravikulam National Park, Marayoor Dolmens, Anamudi,Lockhart Gap, Cheeyapara Waterfalls, Meesapulimala etc