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

Should you visit Munnar or Delhi?

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 Delhi can help you decide which place is right for you.

Where Should I go: Munnar or Delhi?

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.

Delhi

Delhi is the largest city in northern India and is officially the country's capital. The city has a population of 11 million with the metropolitan population reaching over 16 million. The city is similar in landscape to the rest of its surrounding area. It is very flat with the river Yamuna flowing on the eastern side of the city. The Aravalii Hills are in the western portion of the city. The city's history dates back to the 6th century BC and it has served as a capital for various kingdoms and empires.

Which place is cheaper, Delhi 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 Delhi is $45. 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 Delhi in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Munnar $13
    Delhi $23
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Munnar $26
    Delhi $46
Compare Hotels in Munnar and Delhi

Looking for a hotel in Munnar or Delhi? 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 Delhi


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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 and Delhi Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Munnar $5.12
    Delhi $5.32

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Munnar

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

  • Kochi to Munnar Transfer: $90

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Delhi

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Delhi:


  • Tuk Tuk Ride
    $0.12
  • Taxi to Airport
    $1.93
  • Subway
    $0.39
  • Uber Cab
    $0.96
  • Delhi Metro Smart Card
    $1.81
  • Auto-rickshaw
    $1.20

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Delhi

Some specific examples of transportation prices in Delhi:

  • Delhi to Jaipur transfer via Bharatpur and Ranthambore park visit: $300
  • Enjoy South Indian Cuisine At Dakshin - Sheraton New Delhi with Private Transfer: $299
  • 3-Days Delhi and Varanasi Tour by Express Train.Includes,Hotel Transfers.: $275
  • From Taj Mahal & Agra Private Day Trip with Transfers: $229
  • Private Transfer: Delhi to Corbett National Park with Brunch: $224
  • Private transfer from Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl Airport to Delhi Hotels : $210
  • 3-Days Amritsar tour from Delhi Includes Hotel,Train tickets & Transfers: $200
  • A Delectable Meal At The Great Kebab Factory with Private Transfer: $197
  • 3-days Jaipur,Delhi Tour by Fast Train includes,Train tickets,Hotel & Transfers: $190
  • Private Transfer Delhi To Varanasi: $190
  • From Taj Mahal & Agra Private Day Trip with Transfers: $189
  • Private Transfers Delhi To Dehradun Drop: $185

Is it cheaper to fly into Munnar or Delhi?

Prices for flights to both Delhi 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
    Delhi $12

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

Typical Food Prices in Delhi

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for food and meal costs in Delhi:


  • McDonalds
    $3.53

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Delhi

Also, here are some specific examples of food and dining related activities in Delhi.

  • Old Delhi Food Tour Safari - The Capital of Flavors: $7.72
  • Old Delhi Food Tour: A Night Time Feast: $18
  • Appetizing virtual cooking class from Delhi: $20
  • Lunch or dinner with local family: $21
  • Half Day Old Delhi Street Food Tour And Heritage Walking Tour: $25
  • Old Delhi Street Food Tour and Heritage Walk Tour With Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off: $25
  • Delhi Food Tour: $28
  • Old Delhi Food Tour Extravaganza!: $30
  • Food Tour to Old Delhi with a Local: $32
  • Online: Indian Food Cooking Class: $33
  • Old Delhi Heritage Sightseeing | Walking Tour | Street Food Tour: $34
  • Chandni Chowk Delhi Food Tour with 13+ Tastings: $35

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Munnar $12
    Delhi $13

Tours and Activities in Munnar

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

  • Medium trekking (munnar valley trekking & tours ) : $8.66
  • 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

Typical Entertainment Prices in Delhi

Here are a few typical costs in Delhi for activities, ticket prices, and tours that come from previous visitors:


  • Red Fort
    $10

Tours and Activities in Delhi

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

  • 2 Days Agra Tour From Delhi with Fatehpur Sikri & bird Sanctuary: $130
  • 2-Day Agra Taj Mahal Overnight Tour from Delhi: $159
  • 3 Day Golden Triangle Tour from Delhi: $132
  • 3 Days Golden Triangle Tour from Delhi: $205
  • 3 Days Private Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Triangle Tour : $148
  • 3Day Private Luxury Golden Triangle Tour to Agra and Jaipur From New Delhi: $299
  • 6 Hours: Delhi Temples and Spiritual Sites Tour: $45
  • Agra Overnight Tour by Car from Delhi: $200
  • Agra Same Day Private Tour From Delhi: $63
  • All Inclusive : Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Baby Taj Tour with 5 star Lunch.: $59
  • All Inclusive: Same day Taj Mahal Tour From Delhi : $50
  • Bharatpur Birding adventure from Delhi: $159

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Munnar $6.15
    Delhi $8.73

Sample the Local Flavors in Delhi

Also in Delhi, these are the prices for nightlife and alcohol related activities from various tour providers:

  • Pub Crawl (3 Hours Guided Bar Hopping Tour): $28
  • Pub Crawl Delhi: $40


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Munnar and Delhi, we can see that Delhi 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 Delhi would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Delhi 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 Delhi Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Munnar or Delhi?

Delhi has a larger population, and is about 160 times larger than the population of Munnar. When comparing the sizes of Munnar and Delhi, 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.