Neelakurinji in full bloom

Neelakurinji this year makes Munnar a top Honeymoon destination!!

Munnar doesn’t need any introduction to any Indian. Beautifully nestled in the lap of the Divine God’s own country, this pictureisque location is truely a heaven on earth.

the tea estates of Munnar
The Tea estates of Munnar

There are many hills stations in India which were once a summer get away destination for the British are now a popular weeknd and holiday destination for many Indians. While Munnar is also one of them, there is something very unique or rather magical about this place which makes you feel like the heavenS broke loose, well thanks to this plant which blooms once in every Pushkara or 12 years, to bring the heavenly phenomenon to the foothills of Munnar.

Neelakurinji in full bloom
Neelakurinji in full bloom

Neela Kurinji or the actual name ‘Strobilantheskunthianum’ (Ah! not sure how to spell *wink*) is a flowering plant which is available in 40 species and all of these wonderful blue blossoms spread the blue bed on Munnar every 12 years. This Ladies and Gentlemen makes it a perfect choice for all the couples getting married this year, as their go-to honeymoon destination.

View point in Munnar
View point in Munnar

 

Not only for Honeymoons, we would highly suggest a photoshoot at the monumental botanical event, to freeze your wonderful memories for a lifetime.With such ‘Straight out of a movie’ background, I am sure you could imagine how the pictures are going to turn out.

Neelakurinji in full bloom
Neelakurinji in full bloom

Last occurred in 2006, this Neelakurinji blossom is much awaited by Tourists and botanical experts equally and is supposed to bloom in september this year.So make sure you too are a part of this wonderful celebration and let me warn you guys, if you are missing it this year, you have to wait till you 12th wedding anniversary to be a part of Neelakurinji(so you better not be on the regretting side).

Munnar tourist destinations
Munnar tourist destinations

Now, that enough Inspiration for you honeymoon , Make sure you make your bookings well ahead.

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