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

Should you visit Munnar or Hyderabad?

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

Where Should I go: Munnar or Hyderabad?

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.

Hyderabad

Hyderabad, located in Southern India, is the capital of the state of Telangana. It is a city rich with history and tradition as well as booming in the technology industry, hosting the India headquarters for both Microsoft and Google. In addition to many upscale restaurants and shops, Hyderabad is also home to important historic sites and beautiful landmarks.

For some great organized tour ideas, see The Best 2-Week Tours in India, The Best 4-Week (1-Month) Tours in India, The Best Bicycle Tours in India, and Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in India.


Which place is cheaper, Hyderabad 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 Hyderabad is $50. 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 Hyderabad in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Munnar $13
    Hyderabad $21
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Munnar $26
    Hyderabad $42
Compare Hotels in Munnar and Hyderabad

Looking for a hotel in Munnar or Hyderabad? 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 Hyderabad


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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 Hyderabad Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Munnar $5.10
    Hyderabad $13

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 Hyderabad

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

  • Pochampally Textile Tour with Private Transfer: $143
  • Full Day Ramoji Film City Tour with Lunch and Transfers: $115
  • 6-hours Golconda Fort & Qutub Shahi Tombs Tour with transfer: $97
  • Private Transfer Round Trip Downtown to Hyderabad Airport: $88
  • Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport (HYD) to Downtown hotels - Round-Trip Transfer: $79
  • Private Transfer from Rajiv Gandhi (HYD) Airport to Hyderabad: $63
  • Private Transfer from Hyderabad to Rajiv Gandhi (HYD) Airport: $63
  • US$ 40 Safe Transfer Airport To City Hotels In A Private Car Upto 3pax: $43
  • Downtown hotels to Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Airport (HYD) - Departure Transfer: $40
  • Mumbai/Goa/Kochi/Bangalore - Private One-Way Transfer: $24

Is it cheaper to fly into Munnar or Hyderabad?

Prices for flights to both Hyderabad 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 $9.89
    Hyderabad $18

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

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Hyderabad

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

  • Hyderabad Evening Tour with Boat Ride, Laser Show & Dinner: $97
  • Cooking Demonstration of Ethnic Hyderabadi Cuisine at Private Residence (Dinner): $201

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Munnar $12
    Hyderabad $16

Tours and Activities in Munnar

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

  • Half Day Hiking in Munnar Trekking Tour: $15
  • Wild Elephant Anakulam & Waterfalls Tour(munnar valley Trekking): $61
  • Chinnar Wild-life Visiting Tour (Eravikulam National Park): $48
  • Chinnar wild valley experience day tour ( By Munnar Info): $16
  • Full Day Tour Of Munnar: $218
  • Full Day Tour Of Munnar With Lunch: $268
  • Full Day Trekking Tour In Munnar: $185
  • Fullday Trekking in Chokaramudi (munnar valley Trekking & Tours) : $18
  • Half Day Sunrise Tour on Top Station, Munnar ( By Munnar Info): $75
  • Half day trekking (munnar valley Trekking & Tours ): $11
  • Kochi to Thattekkad/ Kallarkutty/ Munnar Tour (One Way Trip): $126
  • Medium Hard Trekking (munnar valley Trekking & Tours ) : $8.59

Tours and Activities in Hyderabad

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

  • 2 Days - Taj Mahal Tour From Hyderabad: $499
  • 3-hour Hyderabad Old City Heritage Walking Tour: $40
  • 4 hours Tour of Golkonda Fort and Qutb Shahi Tombs in Hyderabad: $60
  • 9-hour full day Ramoji Film City Tour with Lunch: $115
  • Best of Hyderabad (Guided Halfday City Sightseeing Tour by Car): $84
  • Best of Hyderabad (Guided Halfday City Sightseeing Tour): $81
  • Day Trip to Bidar (Guided Private Experience by Car from Hyderabad): $151
  • Day Trip to Bidar (Guided Private Tour by Car from Hyderabad: $141
  • Day Trip to Sanghi Temple & Ramoji Film City (Private Experience by Car): $74
  • Day Trip to Sanghi Temple & Ramoji Film City (Private Tour): $141
  • Day Trip to Srisailam (Guided Private Experience by Car from Hyderabad): $147
  • Day Trip to Srisailam (Guided Private Tour from Hyderabad): $141

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Munnar $6.12
    Hyderabad $11


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


Which is Bigger, Munnar or Hyderabad?

Hyderabad has a larger population, and is about 50 times larger than the population of Munnar. When comparing the sizes of Munnar and Hyderabad, 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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