Is Munnar Expensive?

Is Munnar expensive to visit?

Munnar is a very affordable travel destination with an average daily cost of $29. Compared to the rest of Asia, it is a very affordable place to visit. It's ranked in the top 10% of cities in Asia for its affordability, comparable to places like Pushkar and Chennai.



Munnar, Kerala, India

How expensive is Munnar?

For a trip to Munnar, travelers spend on average $29 per day (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations from previous visitors. As this is an average cost, your individual spending may vary, especially since there's a wide range of accommodation, food, transportation, and entertainment options here. If you stick to moderately-priced hotels and restaurants, as well as take advantage of some of free things to do in the area, you can stick close to the average budget. See more travel costs for Munnar here to see how all of the average spending costs pan out.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Munnar?

On average, a weekend trip to Munnar costs about $88 per person. This is based on the previous expenses of actual travelers, and includes accommodation, food, activities, local transportation, and more. For two people, a weekend trip costs $176.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Munnar?

A one week trip to Munnar costs about $205 per person on average, based on the previous expenses of other travelers. This includes accommodation, sightseeting activities, transportation, food, and nightlife. For two people, a one week trip costs $410.

Is it expensive to backpack in Munnar?

With more than 8 hostels in the area, Munnar is a fairly popular backpacker destination for travelers looking to stay on a tight budget and have a fun time along the way. Here, hostels cost an average of $7 per night for a dorm bed, with private rooms being more expensive. (See hostel prices in Munnar here.) There's a wide range in prices for beds, as the cheapest hostels cost $1, but the most expensive can be more than $14 per night.

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Munnar.

  • $11 for a dorm bed at K Mansion
  • $1 for a dorm bed at The Hosteller Munnar
  • $4 for a dorm bed at Share Hostel

Are hotels expensive in Munnar?

Examining hotel prices in Munnar, we can see that they are moderately priced when compared to hotels in other cities. The average cost for a night in a hotel room is approximately $48. The city is equipped with about [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels, boasting an average nightly rate of [5_STAR_PRICE]. For travelers aiming for a comfortable yet budget-conscious stay, three-star hotels come in at an average of $60 per night, while two-star hotels offer a more pocket-friendly choice at $28 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Munnar
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 7 $77
3 stars 34 $60
2 stars 9 $28
No rating 1 $11

PB. No. 40, Munnar
Overall Rating 9.2
Bison Valley Road, Pothamedu, Munnar
Overall Rating 8.9

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Munnar?

In Munnar, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $12 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is more than the country's average of $10.

    • Half Day Hiking in Munnar Trekking Tour: $15
    • Half Day Sunrise Tour on Top Station, Munnar ( By Munnar Info): $75
    • Fullday Trekking in Chokaramudi (munnar valley Trekking & Tours) : $18
    • Munnar Tea-trail Tour: $22
    • Half day trekking (munnar valley Trekking & Tours ): $11
    • Munnar Tea valley Tour ( By Munnar Info): $43
    • Wild Elephant Anakulam & Waterfalls Tour(munnar valley Trekking): $62
    • Wild Elephant Village( Anakulam) life tour ( By Munnar Info): $55

    Is food expensive in Munnar?

    In Munnar, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $10 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $10.

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

    Is transportation expensive in Munnar?

    Local transportation in Munnar can vary in price depending on the type of transit used. Generally, other travelers have spent $5 on local transportation per person per day, which is less than the country's average of $7. To save money, take public transit whenever possible, as it will almost always be cheaper than a taxi or private driver.

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