Of the few places to stay in Marayoor, this is the best for value. It is on the road from Munnar just a few hundred meters before the center of the village. Rooms have toilets, showers and are basic but clean. A room for one or two people costs 300 rupees/night.
Restaurants, shops and the bus stand are a few minutes walk away in the village center.
Marayoor is 40 kms from Munnar. Chinnar National Park is only a couple of kilometers down the road towards Tamil Nadu. Marayoor is the best place to stay to visit Chinnar for its scenery and wildlife.
Around Marayoor there are also many ancient stone megalith structures, whose origins and purpose are little understood. There are many adivasi, or tribal, people living in this region. Around Marayoor a lot of sugar cane is grown and jaggery is made in large, open, metal vats heated on fires.
- Also Known As:
- Marayoor Tourist Home Idukki, Kerala