Monippally is a small village located in the Kottayam district of Kerala. It was formerly called ‘Mohanappally’ or ‘Munippally’. It falls under the Kozhuvanal Panchayath, South Kerala Division. Kottayam is the district headquarters located at 29 km from Monippally. Thiruvananthapuram is the state capital of Monippally. It shares is borders with Kottayam and Idukki districts. It is famous for agriculture and production of turmeric, jack fruit, rubber, kacholam, black pepper, and ginger.
Places to Stay
There are numerous hotels to stay in Monippally. They include Hotel Maharani (Tariff - Rs. 810), Hotel Anjali Park (Tariff - Rs. 500), Mattam Residency (Tariff - Rs. 500), and Sanyo Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 1000).
The official language of Monippally is Malayalam. Other languages understood here are English and Hindi.
Flower Show and Food Festival are the major events held during the 3rd week of January.
Places of Interest
Tourists can visit numerous attractions nearby Monippally. Recommended places are Muvattupuzha (22 km), Poochackal (29 km), Varapuzha (48 km), Kochi (52 km), Vagamon (28 km), Kumarakom (36 km), Idukki (37 km), and Alleppey (54 km).
How to Get There
Kochi Airport is the nearest airport to Monippally located at a distance of 61 km.
Ettumanur Railway Station is the nearest station located 18 km away from Monippally.
Monippally lies on SH1 in between Kuravilangad and Koothattukulam. There are many local and private buses that connect Monippally to other major cities of Kerala and other parts of India. Some of the best private bus agents in Monippally are Angel Travels, Kavilamma Travels, and S&S Travels. Booking bus tickets is very easy these days through various bus booking websites like Ticketgoose.com.