Addressed about 40 km away from Munnar, Marayur is a paradise to the south. It is a small rain shadow village located in the eastern part of Western Ghats. The land is exotic and pristine, unique and charming. It is the only place in the god’s own country where you can experience the unmatched beauty of nature and adventure. Marayoor is a part of Idduki district and a great place to step in for your holiday tour. The place is also known as one of the important pre-historic site in Kerala. The place is excellent for adventure seekers and trekking. It is the only place in Kerala where there is a natural growth of scandal wood trees.
The place is referred as the top tourist destination in Kerala as well as it also claims to be a part of Stone Age Civilization. Marayoor comes under Devikulam. The place holds a strong epics and it is said that Lord Sri Ram and Sita Devi visited this place in Vanavasam.The Pandavas stayed in here during Mahabharata and the place was named Maranjirunnaoor which is now called Marayoor. Spending your vacation in Marayoor is a great opportunity for you to experience the true colors of nature, history, activities and unexplored spots all at once.
The place is well known for trekkers and tourists. Marayoor offers large numbers of tourist places and nearby attractions. Some of the popular tourist places are like Kovilkadavu, Chinnar observatory, Rock edicts, Chinnar wildlife sanctuary, children’s park, Kanthalloor, Mesolithic caves and paintings, Thoovanam waterfalls, Sandalwood forests, Muniyaras, Neelakurinji flowers etc. You can also explore the nearby attractions like Munnar, Kanthalloor etc. Marayoor is a heaven for adventure lovers and a dream coming true destination. All these exciting places offer their unique attractions and charm which is worth experiencing. A visit to Marayoor is must once in your lifetime and create a remarkable moment that you will cherish in your whole life.
The nearest railway station is Ernakulam which is located about 130 km away from Marayoor and the nearest airport is Cochin International Airport at a distance of 110 km. The tourists willing to make their visit to Marayoor can make their travel by bus, by air and by rail. Marayoor is well connected with all the major cities of the neighboring state and Kerala as well. Making your travel via roadways becomes adventurous than others. There are large numbers of buses running from Munnar to Marayoor and the distance in between is just 40 km which only costs Rs. 50 for the trip.
There are numbers of hotels and resorts available in Marayoor. The choice is yours as they are of various categories like luxury, superior, deluxe, standard etc. you can also book the hotels that fit your budget. The accommodations provided in the place are truly of high class. It includes all the facility and needs that is must. You will be given the top security, privacy and services. The facilities included in the residence are like multi-cuisine restaurant, living room with attached bathroom, balcony, doctor on call, room service, in room dining facility, conference hall and many more. So come visit to such enchanting destination in kerala and have a holiday experience of a lifetime.