A Travel Price Comparison for India Munnar vs. Chandigarh for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Munnar or Chandigarh?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city is more affordable and which is best for your travel style? If you're trying to figure out where to go next, comparing the travel costs between Munnar and Chandigarh can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Munnar or Chandigarh?

Munnar

The name Munnar brings the picture of vast tea estates in front of our eyes. The hilly region is full of tea plantations which spread across acres and acres. The misty valleys in between add beauty to the greenery along with clouds. With the soul-stirring surrounding and panoramic charm of nature, Munnar is enriched with an opulent floral beauty. The green tea meadows make it even more vibrant. If you want to sleep in the lap of nature for some time amid the utmost serenity, no other place in Kerala can be better than Munnar. So, unleash yourself here and get the most of it.

Chandigarh

As India's first planned city, Chandigarh is a city very distinct from the rest of the country. Much of its architecture is very modern and sits against a backdrop of the Shivalik Hills. Some of the best known attractions of Chandigarh include its rock garden, rose garden, and Sukhna Lake.

Which place is cheaper, Chandigarh or Munnar?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Munnar is $29, while the average daily cost in Chandigarh is $43. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Munnar and Chandigarh in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Munnar $13
    Chandigarh $18
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Munnar $26
    Chandigarh $36
Compare Hotels in Munnar and Chandigarh

Looking for a hotel in Munnar or Chandigarh? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Munnar


Hotels in Chandigarh


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Munnar Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Munnar $5.12
    Chandigarh $11

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Munnar

Also for Munnar, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Kochi to Munnar Transfer: $90

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Chandigarh

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Chandigarh:

  • Affordable Chandigarh to Manali Transfer: $98
  • From Amritsar: Amritsar to Chandigarh Transfer: $81
  • Private Transfer to/from Chandigarh and Amritsar: $71
  • Delhi to Indira Gandhi Airport (DEL) - Departure Private Transfer: $68
  • From Delhi: One way Private Transfer Service to Agra: $64
  • Chandigarh Airport IXC to Manali Resorts - Round-Trip Transfer: $55
  • Private Transfer from Chandigarh to Delhi: $39
  • Private Transfer from Chandigarh City to Chandigarh (IXC) Airport: $38
  • One-Way Transfer: Mumbai Airport to Hotel: $34
  • One-Way Transfer: Chandigarh Airport to Hotel: $34
  • Chandigarh Airport (IXC) to Manali Resorts - Arrival Transfer: $28
  • Chandigarh Airport Transfer: $25

Is it cheaper to fly into Munnar or Chandigarh?

Prices for flights to both Chandigarh and Munnar change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Munnar $9.93
    Chandigarh $15

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Munnar

For Munnar, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • 4-Hour Private Cooking Class in Munnar: $26

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Munnar $12
    Chandigarh $14

Tours and Activities in Munnar

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Munnar.

  • Medium trekking (munnar valley trekking & tours ) : $8.65
  • Half day trekking (munnar valley trekking & tours ): $11
  • Half Day Hiking in Munnar Trekking Tour: $15
  • Munnar Trekking (Amazing Munnar Adventure Tours): $15
  • Chinnar wild valley experience day tour ( By Munnar Info): $16
  • Munnar Tea Trail with Factory Experience ( By Munnar Info): $16
  • fullday Trekking in chokaramudi (munnar valley trekking & tours) : $19
  • Munnar Tea-trail Tour: $22
  • Top station tour (munnar valley trekking & tours) : $22
  • Munnar Tea valley Tour ( By Munnar Info): $43
  • Munnar Site-seeing Tour: $43
  • Chinnar Wild-life Visiting Tour (Eravikulam National Park): $48

Tours and Activities in Chandigarh

Here are a few actual costs in Chandigarh for available activities, ticket prices, and tours:

  • 2 Day The Hipster Chandigarh Experience: $106
  • Agra Day Tour from Delhi by Train by Shatabdi & Gateeman. : $98
  • Best of the Chandigarh (Guided Full Day City Tour): $130
  • Best of the Chandigarh (Guided Full Day City Tour): $132
  • Chandigarh Day Tour: $45
  • Chandigarh Museum Tour with Tuk Tuk ride: $25
  • Chandigarh Museum Tour with Tuk Tuk ride: $35
  • Chandigarh Nightlife Tour with shopping and food tasting: $35
  • Chandigarh Nightlife Tour with shopping and food tasting: $25
  • Chandigarh Private Full Day Tour : $65
  • Chandigarh Walking Tour : $14
  • Chandigarh Walking Tour (2 Hours Guided Walking Tour): $17

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Munnar $6.15
    Chandigarh $8.25


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Munnar and Chandigarh, we can see that Chandigarh is more expensive. And not only is Munnar much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Munnar would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Munnar and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Chandigarh would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Chandigarh than you might in Munnar.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Munnar Expensive? and Is Chandigarh Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Munnar or Chandigarh?

Chandigarh has a larger population, and is about 10 times larger than the population of Munnar. When comparing the sizes of Munnar and Chandigarh, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.

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