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    Explore the wild beauty of Munnar

    on Sep 4

    It’s time to explore the charm and uniqueness of Munnar.

     

    Travel advisory against visiting Munnar

    Kerala Tourism Department has issued a travel advisory to tourists against travelling to Munnar and other hilly terrains of Idukki district for the next couple read more…

     

    Handmade soaps from Munnar

    Handmade soaps from MunnarI wanted to share this post to highlight the creative and go green packaging for handmade soaps. Banana bark, moulded and dried read more…

     

    Kerala advises tourists against travelling to Munnar

    on Aug 5

    Movement of tourists to popular hill destinations in Kerala from Karnataka has been affected owing to heavy rain even as the Kerala government on Monday read more…

     

    Lose the blues in Munnar

    It’s one of the most popular hill stations in India.Scenic Munnar, located 1,600 m above sea level in Idukki district, Kerala, was once the summer read more…

     

    Greenhouse observatory proposed at Munnar

    on May 9

    The Centre for Earth Science Studies (CESS) has proposed setting up a greenhouse gas observatory at Munnar as part of developing an integrated climate change read more…

     
     
     

    Traffic limps back to normal along Ernakulam-Munnar road on NH 49

    A day after landslips at 17 places on the stretch, traffic is limping back to normal along the 130-km Ernakulam-Munnar route. This is part of read more…

     

    VS calls for eviction of encroachers at Munnar

    on Mar 3, 2013

    Opposition Leader V. S. Achuthanandan called for strong measures to evict the encroachments and unauthorised constructions at Munnar on Sunday.In a statement here, the Opposition read more…

     

    Munnar: Of hills, tea gardens and wildlife

    Munnar in Kerala is an ideal getaway for all those who want to enjoy some genuine lovely moments with nature

     

    Shahrukh & Deepika watch IPL while it pours in Munnar

    The lead stars of `Chennai Express’, after shooting in Goa, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone spent the last five days read more…

     

    Get ready to be blown away by hot air balloon

    on Oct 5

    KTIL is planning to introduce tethered hot air balloon facility in Kochi and Munnar

     

    A DAY AT MUNNAR – CONFLUENCE OF THREE RIVER

    After an hour or so we reached at our Friend Parent’s house at Kothamangalam (Town in the foothills of Western Ghat mountain range) where we read more…

     

    Munnar: Of hills, tea gardens and wildlife

    Munnar in Kerala is an ideal getaway for all those who want to enjoy some genuine lovely moments with nature

     

    Different Means of Transport to Reach from Munnar to Bangalore

    on Oct 8, 2012

    Munnar is a beautiful hill station in the Idukki district of Kerala on the Western Ghats. A lot of tourists flock to this exotic hill read more…

     

    Strawberry tea forever, anyone?

    The first place that springs to mind when planning a weekend getaway from Chennai is either Ooty or Munnar. Since we had made several trips read more…

     

    Idukki dam reaches near-full storage

    Water levels in the Idukki dam reached 2,399 feet on Wednesday, just four feet below the full capacity, following continuous rain in the area for read more…

     

    Travelling from the Queen of Arabian Sea to a Hill Resort - Cochin to …

    on Oct 8, 2012

    The Queen of Arabian Sea , Cochin (Kochi), is one of the up-and-coming metros of India. Like any other destination of Kerala, Kochi also draws read more…

     

    Almost all my heroines are taller than me: SRK

    Shah Rukh Khan, who was in Munnar shooting for Rohit Shetty’s ‘Chennai Express’, took some time out for a chit chat.

     

    Shah Rukh Khan travels in palanquin for Chennai Express

    For Shah Rukh Khan, most shooting locations are either an air-conditioned drive away or at the end of a comfortable plane journey. But reaching the read more…

     

    7 students killed in Idukki bus accident

    on Mar 25, 2013

    Seven engineering students were killed when the tourist bus in which they were travelling fell into a deep ditch at Thekkinkanam near Munnar hill resort read more…

     

    Argo' best film, Ang Lee best director for 'Pi' at Oscars

    Taiwanese-American Ang Lee beat master directors like Steven Spielberg and Michael Haneke to take home the best director Oscar for “Life of Pi”, his visually read more…

     

    Ang Lee wins best director Oscar for 'Life of Pi'

    Taiwanese-American Ang Lee beat master directors like Steven Spielberg and Michael Haneke to take home the best director Oscar for “Life of Pi”, his visually read more…

     

    Polaris launches two off-roading circuits in BengaluruOverdrivePolaris…

    Off-road enthusiasts and ATV owners rejoice. Polaris India has unveiled two new off-road tracks in Sarjapur and Yeshwantapur at Bengaluru. Those seeking adventure can now read more…

     

    Rain triggers landslips and a flood of traffic woes

    Traffic on National Highway from Munnar to Adimaly has come to a standstill after a major landslip near Cheeyappara, about 25 km from Munnar. Personnel from the read more…

     

    Indian destinations to be shown at Cannes film fest

    The Tourism Ministry is promoting Munnar and Pudducherry as the ‘Land of Pie’.

     

    View from the top

    On a recent vacation to Munnar, the author discovers that there’s more to the hill station’s tea workers than baskets and red-towel headgear.

     

    Blog: 'Parked my car near a bus, when I turned back, a landslide had s…

    Incessant heavy rain over the last two days in Kerala have left 13 dead and has brought the state to a virtual standstill. 29-year-old Sanjith read more…

     

    Blog: 'Parked my car near a bus, when I turned back, a landslide had s…

    Incessant heavy rain over the last two days in Kerala have left 13 dead and has brought the state to a virtual standstill. 29-year-old Sanjith read more…

     

    One more killed in landslip in Idukki     

    With the death of one more person in Munnar early on Tuesday, the death toll due to landslips in the district in two days rose read more…

     

    Coorg, a green escape in Karnataka

    If you find Ooty, Kodaikanal or Munnar a bit too touristy and crowded a destination in southern India, Coorg is the perfect holiday spot

     

    The crystal clear waters

    Along with rains, monsoon season also beckons a variety of newborns – from saplings to waterfalls.While temporary puddles, streams and sprouts are everywhere, tourist-friendly waterfalls read more…

     

    7 students, driver killed as bus falls into gorge in Kerala

    The students, belonging to the final year batch of the Electronics and Instrumentation branch at the Sarabhai Institute of Science and Technology at Vellanad in read more…

     

    Life of Pi gets tourism award

    on Dec 8, 2012

    Ang Lee’s latest film “Life of Pi&” has received two national tourism awards for promoting Puducherry and Munnar in Kerala as tourist destinations.

     

    KSERC hearings

    on Feb 7, 2013

    The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) will conduct a public hearing at the Munnar grama panchayat hall at 11 a.m. on February 11 on read more…

     

    Blog: 'Parked my car near a bus, when I turned back, a landslide had s…

    Incessant heavy rain over the last two days in Kerala have left 13 dead and has brought the state to a virtual standstill. 29-year-old Sanjith read more…

     

    Life of Pi to inspire ‘Land of Pi’ campaign

    Seeking to cash in on the worldwide popularity of Life of Pi, which has been shot in Puducherry and Munnar in Kerala, the Union Tourism read more…