Munnar is a town and hill station situated in the Idukki locale of the southwestern Indian territory of Kerala. Munnar is arranged at around 1,600 meters (5,200 ft) above mean ocean level, in the Western Ghats Mountain run. Munnar is likewise called the "Kashmir of South India" and is a prevalent special first night destination. The convention that Col Arthur Wellesley, later to be the Duke of Wellington, driving a British separation from Vandiperiyar to Bodinayakanur, at that point over the High Range and into the Coimbatore fields to cut off Tippu Sultan's withdraw from Travancore, was the principal Englishman in the High Range seems, by all accounts, to be gave a false representation of by the dates included. On the off chance that the story is twelve years too soon for Wellesley, it is very conceivable that some other officer in General Meadow's Army may have had that refinement. Lamentably, no record of that spearheading mountain crossing has been followed.
Tourism in Munnar
They lost men to no less than one elephant charge, experienced desolation siphon nibbles and once ran so shy of sustenance that a deer rundown and being devoured by wild puppies was nourishment for the gathering and their wilderness guides. The consequent report by Ward and Connor was to prompt the Periyar Dam venture, finished just in the 1890s,but for the present they were more pre possessed getting into the mountains that they could see transcending out there from Bodi. At that point, on 14 October 1817, "the climate having enhanced the rising into the High Range started". Their first real camp was at a level projection at 6000 feet. What's more, this was ever a short time later to be known as Top Station. Moving north, they saw to their south the Cardamom Hills, a slant 45 miles in length and 30 wide from the statures above Bodi extending into Travancore. To their north there had all the earmarks of being prairies on high shake crests. What's more, before them, "a remarkable mountain, formed like an elephant's head". On 8 November, they built up camp at the juncture of three waterways, which they made a decision to be the focal point of the locale, and from Munnar ("Moonar – three streams), as it came to be known, they studied the territory, found the old town of Neramangalam in remains however inferred that it may well have been from here that ivory and peacock quills, pepper and cardamom, sandalwood and other timber went to the grounds toward the West over the Arabian Sea".