Neelakurinji Overview

Ranked 66 of 65 sightseeing in Munnar

Enveloped in a carpet of blue, once every 12 years the Western Ghats are covered with the Neelakurinji flower. Blossoms, so beautiful that lakhs of tourists flock here to witness this rare beauty! This special phenomenon is only visible from Munnar. It is only one of the few places that offer this visual treat. Neelakurinji has 40 varieties amongst, which most are blue. The flowers usually blossom around mid-year and flourish until the year-end. The uniqueness of these flowers makes it visually stunning. One should definitely pay a visit to this nature's gift. The entire mountains are blue because of the blooms and it is a heaven for photographers and those who enjoy nature. The best spots to view this wonder are Kadavari, Kovilur, Rajamala and the Eravikulam National Park. There are brilliant stays with views of the blue ghats, which takes your experience to a higher level.

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