Munnar is an attractive destination with the world's best and renowned tea estates. Munnar and its surrounding area were covered by forests. The place was first recognized by a European known as Duke of Wellington. The enchanting tea gardens of Munnar, basking in the early morning sunshine, while there people gets ready to pluck fresh leaves, the very fragrance of which itself is invigorating. There are more than 50 tea estates in and around Munnar. Most of the plantations are taken over by the Tata Group. Some of the major tea estates in Munnar include Harrison Malayalam, AVT tea, Michael's tea, Brooke Bond etc. There are some beautiful resorts situated in Munnar and Siena Village. Located in one on of the hills overlooking the valley and surrounded by huge mountains, this becomes an ideal place to just sit back and marvel at nature's beauty. Tourists can also capture on camera beautiful flora and fauna while taking a walk through these gardens.