Hotels in Munnar

Guide to Munnar

Guide To Munnar

Munnar can be reached by bus or car drive up the hills from the nearest city. The mountain roads along the western Ghats offer a breathtaking view of slopping hills, forests, an occasional deer or two, and finally, the green tea gardens. Lot of bus services are available from Munnar to other places of Kerala. Tourists are allowed to visit the tea estates also. Details are listed below.

  • Nearest Airports:
    Madurai (140 km)
    Kochi (130 km)
    Thiruvananthapuram (265 km)
  • Nearest Railway station:
    Theni (60 km)
    Kottayam (114 km)
    Changanassery (114 km)
    Kochi (130 km)
  • Bus timing from Munnar:
  • Destination
    Availability Details
    Thekkady 06.30, 12.00, 14.30, 15.00 hrs (4 hours)
    Thiruvananthapuram 0840 hrs via Alappuzha, 1030 hrs via Kottayam,1140 hrs via Alappuzha, 1215 hrs via Kottayam, 1530 hrs via Kottayam (8 hours time)
    Thrissur 1330 hrs
    Palakkad 1500 hrs
    Theni Frequent Buses
    Palani 0715, 0930, 1130, 1415 hrs.
    Top Station Daily 8 buses – First trip – 0730, Last trip – 1830 hrs (1 hour)
    Ernakulam Daily 8 buses – First trip – 0530, Last trip – 2150 hrs (4 hours)
    Madurai 1430 hrs (6 hours)
    Marayoor Frequent Buses
    Coimbatore 0630, 1545 hrs (6 hours)
    Kodaikanal No direct buses. Frequent buses from Theni.
    Chinnar Daily 8 buses (3 hours). First trip : 0630 hrs, Last trip : 1800 hrs
    Dekuvilam Frequent Buses (30 mts)
  • Boating:
    Munnar – DTPC boating facilities at Old Munnar.
  • Places
    Type Rate
    Boating Rates  Row boat  Rs. 20/- per person per hour
    Motor boat Rs. 160/- for 9 persons for 30 mts.
    Pedal boat Rs. 30/- for 2 seater and Rs. 60/- for 4 seater for 30 mts
    Mattupetty
    ( Boating Time : 0900 – 1800 hrs )
    Speed launch Rs. 200/- for 15 mts ( max 6 person )
    Slow Speed Rs. 150/- for 30 mts.
    Motor Boat Rs. 450/- for 30 seater per hour or Rs. 15/- per head.
    Rs. 60/- for 4 seater for 30 mts.
  • Other Useful Information:
  • Tourist Information Offices : District Tourism Office, Kumily.DTPC Information Centre, Old Munnar.
  • Cycle Rental : DTPC provides cycling facilities at Munnar (Rs. 10/- per cycle per hour and Rs. 50/- per cycle per day.
  • Tea Factory Visits :  Permission to visit any of the 26 factories of Tata Tea Ltd. can be had from the Regional Office at Munnar.