Kerala has been blessed with a scenic beauty rivaled by none. Western Ghats play a huge role in Kerala being blessed with the charming attraction, everyone adores for. Munnar is one such place with rolling hills dotted with tea & coffee plantations. Munnar is calm & cool place for anyone to visit. Rose Gardens in Munnar is a testament to this statement.
Rose Garden is located on the National Highway 49, just two kilometers away from the Munnar city centre; at 3,500 feet above the sea level and is wonderful place to explore. One can visit the Rose Garden any time from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. The look and feel created by the attractive blossoms makes the garden a mini-heaven on earth and unlike the name suggest the well maintained garden has all the flowers in addition to Rose.
What makes Rose Gardens in Munnar Special
Rose Garden sits on two acres of land filled with hundreds of varieties of plants & plantations and is home to Variety Flora. Most notable among them are the cardamom plantations, various spices, and crops such as vanilla. A large number of flowers along with trees like Litchi, Rambutan, Strawberry, as well as Amla are a treat to know about & experience.
The beautiful garden also houses garden fresh vegetables, seasonal tropical fruits & delicious natural honey along with farm-grown coffee & tea. Rose Gardens provides you with an eco-friendly homestay, from where you could enjoy the whole of Munnar. With hiking trails & trekking areas through scenic yet rustic routes, this place truly lets you enjoy nature at its very best.
The Floriculture Centre in Munnar
Along with the aforementioned naturally made plantations, Rose Gardens is most popularly known for its Floriculture Centre. The Floriculture Centre in Munnar is maintained & operated by Kerala Forest Development Centre (KFDC), a government of Kerala undertaking. This centre has rare varieties of flowers as well as a wonderful herbal garden. Along with this flora, there are large amounts of tea plantations surrounding them, which gives way to a sweet aromatic adventure.
Rose Gardens Munnar Timings , Entry Free and other Information for Visitors
Entry Fee – 20 Indian rupees per person for Indian Citizens and Foreign Nationals
Ideal Visit Duration – 1-3 hours
Distance from Munnar Town – 2 kilometers
|Item||Rate in Indian Rupees|
|Indians – Entry Fee||20|
|Foreigners – Entry Fee||20|
|Indian Student – Entry Fee||10|
Best Season to visit Rose Gardens in Munnar: September- May
Timings -8:00 AM – 5:00 PM on All days of the week (The park is closed Forest in the mating season for the Nilgiri tahr, which is an endangered species and this usually happens in March every year. )
You should reach at least before 8-30 AM for an enjoyable journey to the park. Tickets are issued till 4-45 PM.
The national park is controlled and managed by the Kerala Department of Forest and Wildlife. An entry fee has to be paid to access the park and its premises including clean toilet facilities.
Nearby attractions to Rose Gardens Munnar
The other nearby attractions to Rose Gardens Munnar, is Dream Land Spices Park, Mattupetty dam, Anayirangal dam, Eravikulam National Park, Tea Museum, and Honey Bee tree. Dream Land Spices Park provides you and your family a fun outing. The ropeway is more of an adventure to travel down to the park with trekking the only option to return to the top. This park is planted with a variety of spices, earning it such a name. There are options for an adventure trip on a camel’s back with other fun activities. Eravikulam National Park is the habitat of exotic species of animals such as Ibex. The tea museum gives you an insight into the vast history of tea plantations & the Honey Bee tree is a source for natural honey.
Rose Gardens Munnar along with the other attractions in this hill station makes it a must-visit place for all those who love nature. Indulging in activities that embrace nature, you can make many cherishable memories with your family & loved ones.