Munnar, better known as the Kashmir of South India is the best place to visit in Kerala. If you are in Kerala, then you have to take some time out for this mesmerising dreamland that has some magnificent hills and fascinating scenery.Munnar attracts tourists from all over the world because of its exquisite natural beauty.Munnar was the popular summer destinations of the British rulers.It is a narrow stretch of land flanked on one side by the Arabian Sea and on the other side by the Western Ghat mountain ranges. Palm-fringed backwaters, scenic beaches, misty mountains, evergreen rain forests, gushing streams and waterfalls, all make this ancient spice capital of the world the most sought-after tourist destination. No wonder, the National Geographic Society chose Kerala as one of the 50 must-see destinations.Driving up to Munnar can be adventurous, especially if you are driving. As you go up slowly through the narrow winding roads, you will see all the shades of green that God created. From the lush carpets of the tea bushes to the silver green of the oak it is all there on the mountains of Munnar. Sprawling tea plantations, picture-book towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town.