Kerala tourism officials are “thrilled” at seeing Munnar named among Asia’s top destinations.

 Officials from Kerala Tourism have stated that they are “thrilled and humbled” that Munnar was voted as the second best Asian destination in a recent poll.

Speaking to Asian Lite, the director of the organisation M Sivasankar commented: “We are delighted and thrilled to learn that Munnar has been rated so well.”

The news provider explained that the hill station in Kerala has been attracting tourists with a taste for adventure.

Activities available in Munnar include trekking, paragliding and rock climbing – all with the backdrop of beautiful mountains, valleys and tea plantations.

Tokyo took the number one spot in the poll from TripAdvisor for the best Asian destinations, while the rest of the top five included Siem Reap in Cambodia, Kyoto and Naha – both in Japan.

Several other Indian locations featured in the list, with the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Manali, Hampi and Goa coming in places sixth to ninth respectively.

Written by Nicholas Scott

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