Munnar, the abode of environmental purity is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathani and Kundala in the Western Ghats. Sitting high on the observatory hill at 1600m above sea level, this charming retreat is set amidst a cardamom estate surrounded by tea clad hills and dramatic rainforest where you can unwind and fill your lungs with pure mountain air.
Windermere Estate, is where the manicured tea gardens merge with the lush green forests of western ghats. Hallmarked for its exclusiveness and high range hospitality, Windermere is a 60 acre Cardamom Plantation located in Munnar.
The presence of the Planter’s family next door ensures security and local advice devoid of a hotel atmosphere. A walk through the Windermere Estate, a cardamom plantation is a treat for a naturalist. With a vast variety of evergreen trees under the shade of which the cardamom is cultivated. The walk is 4 Km long and the normal duration is around two hours.
Sourrounding Windermere Estate are the steep mountains of the Western Ghats which is an ideal venue for a trekking enthusiast. This 4 hr guided trek is approximately 7 km long giving you the picturesque view of the colonial town of Munnar.
How to get there: 95 kms/ 2.5 hrs drive from Cochin airport.