Mundakayam, a lush green village located in Kerala’s Kottayam district, is the doorway to the rugged mountain range in the regions. River Manimala runs through this area. This village lies on the border of Kottayam and Idukki districts. Some of the nearby cities include Pathanamthitta, Erattupetta, Palai and Thiruvalla.
Places to Stay
Mundakayam does not have lodging facilities in the area. Kottayam, which is 52 km away from Mundakayam, has budget hotels. Some of these are Metro Lodge (Tariff – Rs.295), Hotel Vani (Tariff – Rs.837) and Brindavan Homestay (Tariff – Rs.857).
The official language spoken by the people of Mundakayam is Malayalam.
The important festivals in Mundakayam are Maha Shivratri in February, Vishu in April, and Onam in September.
Places of Interest
Mundakayam has many places of tourist attractions in and around the vicinity. Some of these are Periyar Tiger Reserve (20 km), Kanjirappally (15 km), Ponkunnam (20 km), Erattupetta (26 km) and rubber plantation near Chemmalamattom 20 km away from Mundakayam.
How to Get There
The nearest airport, Cochin International Airport, is located 108 km away from Mundakayam.
There is no railway station in this village. Kottayam Railway Station is the nearest railway station located 51 km away from Mundakayam.
Mundakayam has regular state-run and private buses that connect the village to other nearby cities. There are daily bus trips from popular cities such as Bangalore, Chennai, Trissnappilly and Kerala to Mundakayam run by private bus operators such as Kallada Travels, Surya Travels and Atlas Travels.Get online bus tickets to more than 4,000 destinations by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website of India.