in Munnar is an unforgettable experience that not only lets you to experience the unexplored trails made by
nature, but also bring the visitor directly in touch with the
country and its people and helps to appreciate the mountain
environment. All across, there are a series of breathtaking
trekking trails, ranging from even-kiddies-can-manage to the
Paragliding: Quenching the yearn to soar in the skies.
Paragliding is the sport that can take you up to the skies and
allow you to soar with the eagles. Over the last fifteen years,
paragliding has become the world's most popular and easiest to
learn method of "sharing the air" with our feathered friends.
Tea Museum: Munnar is perhaps the choicest of places to
preserve and showcase some of the exquisite and interesting
aspects on the genesis and growth of tea plantations in Kerala's
high ranges. The Tea Museum which houses curious, photographs
and machineries, each depicting a turning point that contributed
to a flourishing tea industry, as seen today in the region. The
museum set up at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar is
a fitting tribute to the toils and rigors of its pioneers, who
showed utmost determination and were resolute in their efforts
to transform Munnar into a major plantation centre of Kerala.
Visitors to the museum can satiate their curiosity on various
stages of tea processing, and also learn a thing or two about
the production of black tea. Some of the attention grabbing
items on display at the museum include the original tea roller,
the 'Rotorvane,' dating back to 1905, used for CTC type tea
processing; the 'Pelton Wheel' used in the power generation
plant that existed in the Kanniamallay estate in the 1920s; a
rail engine wheel of the Kundale Valley Light Railway that
shuttled men and material between Munnar and Top Station during
the first half of the last century.