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Munnar, Kerala, India

How much does it cost to travel to Munnar?

You should plan to spend around $29 (₨2,448) per day on your vacation in Munnar. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $9.86 (₨825) on meals
  • $5.09 (₨425) on local transportation
  • $25 (₨2,127) on hotels

A one week trip to Munnar for two people costs, on average, $410 (₨34,278). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
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  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Munnar cost?

A one week trip to Munnar usually costs around $205 (₨17,139) for one person and $410 (₨34,278) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Munnar on average costs around $410 (₨34,278) for one person and $820 (₨68,556) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Munnar will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Munnar on average costs around $879 (₨73,452) for one person and $1,757 (₨146,905) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Munnar has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Munnar expensive to visit?

Munnar is a very affordable place to visit. Located in India, which is a very affordable country, visitors will appreciate the lower prices of this destination. It is in the top 25% of cities in the country for its affordability. Budget travelers enjoy spending long periods of time exploring Munnar in depth.

Within Asia, Munnar is a very affordable destination compared to other places. It is in the top 10% of cities in Asia for its affordability. Very few cities in the region are as affordable as Munnar.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Munnar Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Munnar?

The average Munnar trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Munnar travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 2,127 ($25)
Local Transportation 1 425 ($5)
Food 2 825 ($10)
Entertainment 1 1,013 ($12)
Tips and Handouts 1 34 - 101 ($0 - 1)
Alcohol 2 255 - 765 ($3 - 9)
Accommodation Budget in Munnar
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Munnar is $13 (₨1,064). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Munnar is $25 (₨2,127). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Munnar

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Munnar based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $48. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Munnar
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Munnar is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $5.09 (₨425) per person, per day, on local transportation in Munnar.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Flights to Munnar
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Rental Cars in Munnar
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Food Budget in Munnar
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Munnar can vary, the average cost of food in Munnar is $9.86 (₨825) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Munnar should cost around $3.95 (₨330) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Munnar is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Munnar
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Munnar typically cost an average of $12 (₨1,013) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Munnar
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  • The average cost for Tips and Handouts in Munnar is $0.80 (₨67) per day. The usual amount for a tip in Munnar is 5% - 15%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Alcohol Budget in Munnar
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  • The average person spends about $6.10 (₨510) on alcoholic beverages in Munnar per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Water Budget in Munnar
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  • On average, people spend $0.38 (₨32) on bottled water in Munnar per day. The public water in Munnar is not usually considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Munnar On a Budget
Munnar Munnar, Kerala, India
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.

The weather is pleasant throughout the year, but the best time to visit depends on why you are going there. For honeymooners, July to August is good which is a monsoon season. September to March is the right time for tourists who love to roam around. The warm months in Munnar are April to June, but it is not very hot that you should avoid.
You can schedule your time to be busy all the time in Munnar. There are plenty of activities to do and lots of places to visit. To explore the hill station, you don't need to make much effort or hire any Indian travel guide, either Because Munnar has something to surprise you at every single step. As long as you go, you'll be greeted by all of the wonders.

Mettupatty Dam: It is at 13 kms from the city. You can spend 3-4 hours watching the rare fauna and flora around the water.

Kundala lake: It offers boating and a serene atmosphere. If you are in the right time there, you may get to see Neela Kuranji flowers. This can be visited enroute top station, which is a viewpoint. Kundala Lake and a golf course are part of the huge Kundala tea plantation.

Attukal Waterfalls: It is worth visiting for its water and nature around. Located at just 7 kms from Munnar, this is a not-to-miss tourist place. You can feast your eyes and ears with the beauty and sound of water flowing amidst greenery and rocks. This is also the destination for trekking enthusiasts. There are other waterfalls like Chinnakanal, Lakkam, Thoovanam etc.

Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary: Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary and Pampadam Shola National Parks are for animal lovers. You can feast your eyes with rare and endangered avian species, mesmerizing fauna and flora. This will keep you occupied for the entire day.

Kannan Devan tea museum: You will have heard the name of Kannan Devan Tea, they also have the credit of opening the first Team Museum in India. It is located close to city at a 5 mts. Driving distance.

Marayoor Dolmens: this place is for those who are interested in history, knowing about the lifestyle of our ancestors. You can find stone structures here which are amazing and inspire your curiocity about the life of people who lived there.

Blossom Park: If you are a nature lovers, can spend time with different varieties and colors of flowers, interested in watching birds, this is the place for you. Spread over a land of 16 acres with Muthirapuzha river flowing through the park, this place is a perfect destination to rejuvenate. It is just 3 kms from the main hub. Remember, to enjoy this you should also have a lot of energy to walk, but it is worth all the strain.

Anamudi Peak: If you are looking for a trekking destination, Anamudi peak is for you. Having the hat of being the highest peak, this stands tall at 2,700 meters. The best period to trek this peak is between May and November. The peak is located inside Eravikulam National park, so both can be done in one day.

Besides visiting the tourist attractions, there are activities that keep you occupied and busy. You can go trekking, rock climbing, Paragliding, trout fishing, you can also keep yourself fit by going on a cycling expedition. Improve your photography skills because wherever you turn the place is fit to be photographed and saved for life.

Shopping should not be forgotten. You should bring back beautiful memories and specialties of the place from any place you visit. Memories you will always stay in your heart and cameras. Also bring back Tea, spices like Black Pepper, clove, cardamom, and eatables like Banana chips, check for Banana and carrot cakes which are really good in some bakeries. Have an eye on handcrafted items, which are awesome.
Food and Dining
If you are a non-vegetarian, you have an abundant choice of best food. Kerala Parotta with non-veg curries is the food in demand here. Kerala style curries which are cooked using coconut milk are 'must taste' here. Check Rice Roti with chicken curry, Kerala Parotta with non-veg curry, and Idiyappam with Egg curry. Vegetarians do not get as many options as non-vegetarians, but you will get basic food like Chapati, dosa, upma and Idli.

Located in the Idukki District of Kerala, Munnar is a popular travel destination. The town can be reached by road by taking Kochi to Dhanushkodi route. Ernakulam is the nearest railway station from Munnar, and is 140km. If you are looking for air travel, Cochin International Airport, situated at 110km away is the best airport.
In Summary
Munnar is a place which you may have to visit multiple times to satiate yourself and to salute nature's art and craft. God's Own country always welcomes you! Munnar is truly a delight for the eyes. No wonder why it makes a significant place in world travel.

We've been gathering travel costs from tens of thousands of actual travelers since 2010, and we use the data to calculate average daily travel costs for destinations around the world. We also systematically analyze the prices of hotels, hostels, and tours from travel providers such as Kayak, HostelWorld, TourRadar, Viator, and others. This combination of expenses from actual travelers, combined with pricing data from major travel companies, gives us a uniqe insight into the overall cost of travel for thousands of cities in countries around the world. You can see more here: How it Works.

1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.