How To Reach Munnar

Munnar By Air

Nearest major airport is Cochin International airport which is about 125 km away. Taxi services are available from airport to Munnar which cost about Rs 3000. Cochin airport is well connected to all major cities in India and many cities abroad.

Airports near Munnar Type Aerial Distance
Cochin (Kochi) International Airport (COK) International 89 km
Peelamedu Airport, Coimbatore (CJB) Domestic 104 km
Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) International 353 km
Chennai International Airport (MAA) International 475 km

Munnar By Bus

Munnar is connected to other cities in Kerala and Tamil Nadu by state government public transport buses, but are less frequent. Many tour providers arrange packaged bus tours to Munnar from Cochin. The charges will be about Rs 1000 per head.

Things to Carry:-

Nothing special. However between Dec. and Feb. it is advisable to carry warm clothes.

Location :

Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the south-western Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft.) above mean sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains. Munnar town is situated on the Kannan Devan Hills village in Devikulam Taluk and is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district covering an area of nearly 557 square kilometres (215 sq. mi)

Altitude :

1,532 m

Area :

187 km²

Main Towns :

Devikulam, Marayoor, Mankulam, Kuttampuzha, Old Munnar

Climate :

The region in and around Munnar varies in height from 1,450 meters (4,760 ft) to 2,695 meters (8,842 ft) above mean sea level. The temperature ranges between 5 °C (41 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in winter and 15 °C (59 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) in summer.

Annual Rainfall :

Munnar's climate is classified as warm and temperate. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. The average annual temperature in Munnar is 19.4 °C. Precipitation here averages 2470 mm.

Main Corps :

coffee, cardamom, cinchona,Tea

Clothing :

Light summer clothes for most of the year. However between Dec. and Feb. it is advisable to carry warm clothes.

Language :

While Malayalam is the local language, English, Tamil and Hindi are widely spoken and understood.

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