Murnad is a village in Madikeri of Kodagu district, Karnataka. This village is on the Madikere-Bhagamandala Highway and also connects Virajpet. Amaravathi River flows near this region. Some of the nearby cities include Mattannur, Madikeri, Sakleshpur and Taliparamba. Murnad is surrounded by Piriyapatna, Somvarpet, Sulya and Virajpet.
Places to Stay
Murnad does not have hotels in its vicinity. Madikeri, which is 16 km away from this village, has budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Honey Valley Estate (Tariff – Rs.404), Highway Stay Lodge (Tariff – Rs.331), Caveri Comforts (Tariff – Rs.657) and Hotel Kodagu Plaza (Tariff – Rs.474).
The languages spoken in Murnad are Kodava, Kannada and Tulu.
The festivals celebrated in Murnad are Maha Shivratri in March, Kailpold in September, Kaveri Shankaramana in October and Puttari during November-December.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist attractions around Murnad. They are Abbi Falls (22 km), Tala Kaveri (44 km), Raja's Seat (16 km), Kanthur (2 km) and Monnangeri (34 km) away from Murnad.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is 142 km away located in Mysore.
There is no railway station in Murnad. Subramanya Road Railway Station is the nearest railway station, 110 km away from this village.
There are state-run and private bus operators that connect Murnad to nearby villages and cities. There are Volvo AC buses provided by private operators from Bangalore and Mysore to Murnad. Making use of bus ticket booking discount can help you save money while travelling. Look out for such offers at Ticketgoose.com.