Blooming like a thousand skies falling on the hills, the Neelakurinji attracts visitors with its carpeting beauty that veils the mountains of the Western Ghats like a decorated bride. The Neelakurinji has a long blooming cycle that invites botanist and nature lovers to the mountains once it is in full blossom. Having a cycle of 12 years, the Neelakurinji is the much awaited flower in the southern India. It blooms in the month of July and lasts till October. These magical flowers blooms in the hills of Munnar and Kodaikanal. The largest blossoming is witnessed in the Eravikuam National Park at Munnar. Growth of the Neelakurinji is also seen in few numbers at places in Koviloor, Yellapetty and Kanthalloor near Munnar. Usually you will have to trek to see the blooming at the Eravikulam Park and spot the Kurunji flower in the sides of the road during your trek. Besides these places, certain locations at Ooty, areas of Silent Valley Park, Mangaladevi and Attappady are some regions where the Neelakurinji can be seen. The sprawling blue carpet amid the green mountains is sure to take your breath away.