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Address: Idukki District, Munnar 685612, India
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Refreshing and informative trek

We reached just in time for the last day trek which are conducted by government appointed local tribal people. In spite of his broken English, we found our guide to be extremely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2014
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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

we had a good drive down to chinnar, but sadly could not spot any wild animals. wish we has gone early morning for good sighting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We reached just in time for the last day trek which are conducted by government appointed local tribal people. In spite of his broken English, we found our guide to be extremely informative and helpful. We even spotted elephants afar, nothing up close. If I were to visit again, I would definitely plan an early morning waterfall trek which is... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is the most close up view you can get to nature and the wild. Saw lot of wild animals such as Elephant, Lion tailed monkey, Malabar Giant Squirrel, Wild buffalo, Deer and a wide range of butterflies...

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The place has a govt owned counter which provides trekking guide for a fee. The trek is not that difficult,although we did not spot a single animal it was refreshing walk in the jungle. The guide that was provided to us did not speak english or hindi, so did not get any information about the place or any of the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It is a good scantuary but you have to be very lucky to find what you are looking for. In Munnar you can encounter Tuskars on the roads also specially during night time. so you can try your luck at night time also. You have to be very daring!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Its about 2 hours drive from Munnar, we could only spot some monkeys, we should have visited early mornings. they do have trekking programmes.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We did the 3hr waterfall trek, and it was PERFECT! Go early in the morning to avoid the afternoon heat, and bring a snack to have out at the picnic. Its a must!

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Kottayam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It is an excellent place to visit if you are interested in trekking. It is quite far from munnar but the scenery on the way is excellent. You may stop at marayur, a small town where you get 'sharkara' an Ayurvedic sugar made from sugarcane. On the way, you can see wide plantations of sandalwood forest also. At chinnar, you... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

You can visit this place if all the attraction in Munnar have been visited. This place is roughly an hour or twos drive from Munnar and the scenery mid way is very nice. We had been able to spot an Indian Gaur one just before the enterance of the Chinnar wildlife area and a group of four in the sandal... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We went to Chinnar wildlife sanctuary from Munnar. The drive from Munnar to Chinnar wildlife sanctuary is very scenic. On the way to Chinnar we have seen Bison, Malabar Parakeet, and Oriole and many more common bird species. On the way, you can also see sandalwood forests and coffee plantation. We reached Chinnar by afternoon and went for watchtower walk... More 

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