Tag: Kurinji Flowers

Travel Book September 8, 2018 1

Neelakurinji Blooming In Munnar -Top Station

Kurinji Blooming in Top Station after 12 Years

Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthianus) or kurinji which emanates in the Western Ghats of south India, blooms once in twelve years with its enthralling purplish blue which makes the view spectacular. Munnar- Top station, the hill station situated in Idukki district is the prime witness to such a natural phenomenon in Kerala. Top station – view point is experiencing the enchanting association with kurinji in order to illuminate the natural beauty accompanying the hills and tea plantations. The proliferation of neelakurinji as a flower carpet on hills is a visual perception to all the visitors who consider themselves as an explorer. This benefaction from nature is a feather in cap for the Top station, Munnar. The best time to visit Munnar is right now, Neelakurinji flowering season is like a festival mode in Munnar and nearby places.

Munnar Tent camps arranging night camping inside these Blue Mountains with adventure activities like trekking, campfire with music etc…Top station view point hills will soon be bathed in a dreamy shade of blue from October 2018 to December 2018. As mention earlier kurinji blooms once in twelve years the last bloom was in 2006, the next bloom will be in 2018, which will be followed by a flowering season in 2030 and so on. Top station – view point is the best place to view neelakurinji flowers.