April is one of the hottest months in India. It is when people start bearing the brunt of scorching summer heat and look for pleasant getaways to escape the routine. While most places in India are quite hot during April, there are some cool destinations which are located at a higher altitude. These places serve as excellent getaways and provide much-needed respite for those who just can’t take the heat anymore. One such amazing spot in south India is the hill station of Munnar. If you are looking for pleasant holiday spots to visit in the month of April, Munnar is one of your best bet. (ALSO SEE Best Places to Visit near Mumbai in April 2018) Why, you ask? Here are 5 reasons to visit Munnar in April. Also Read - With People Locked Inside Homes, Wild Elephant Found Roaming Empty Streets in Kerala's Munnar

Weather, of course

Compared to the hot plains, the hill station of Munnar is much cooler. Its temperature goes to a maximum of 25 degree C during April which is heavenly in comparison with a place like, say, Mumbai. Also Read - Visit These Majestic Hill Stations in India This November

Lush Greenery

Munnar is one of the greenest places in India. And visiting a lush green place is the best way to take a break from your urban routine. Munnar’s sprawling tea plantations are a sight for sore eyes. Also Read - Airbnb Rates Kerala Among Top 20 Travel Destinations Around The World

Romantic Ambiance


Let’s face it. The hot summer season often flushes romance out of your body in the form of sweat. But places like Munnar give a ray of hope to those still looking for a romantic getaway. The hill station is one of the most romantic places to visit in south India and provides an enchanting backdrop for couple travelers.

Perfect time for sight-seeing

Munnnar has deep green valleys, beautiful waterfalls and sprawling hills and forests which are best expired before the monsoon season begins. This makes April one of the best months to visit Munnar.

Colonial charm

munnar tea country

Over and above the natural beauty, Munnar also has historic significance. Munnar was developed as a plantation town by John Daniel Munro, the then British resident to Travancore in the second half of the 19th century. As such, you can see the colonial influence in the architecture here.

So, if you are looking for places to visit in April, consider this “Kashmir of south India”. You won’t regret it.