Munroe Island

"Island Backwaters Homestay"

A Island in Kerala, India

Interest Measure for Munroe Island

Ideal time to stay:  0 - 2 days

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Height(Altitude) of Munroe Island from sea level:  9 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  8.9906831°N, 76.6057059°E
Ecosystem:  Island  

Food, Culture and Language at Munroe Island

Food Type Available:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Malayalam
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Munroe Island?

The island village is a tourism destination where one can see the coir retting process, coir weaving, fishing, prawns feeding, migratory bird watch, narrow canals and waterways, coconut farms on the lake shore, lagoons, mangrove plants and the beautiful tiny islands of Pothupara.

Kallada Boat Race, which is one of the famous boat races in Kerala, is at Karuvathrakadavu- Muthiraparambu nettayam in Munroethuruth.

Munroe Island is located at the confluence of Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River, in Kollam district, Kerala, South India. It got formed by the backwaters of Ashtamudi Lake and Kallada River. The place is named in honour of Resident Colonel John Munro of the former Princely State of Travancore. He is credited with having integrated several backwater regions by digging canals.

District Tourism Promotion Councils, DTPC, Kerala Tourism offers unique country craft cruise at Munroe Island in this typical backwater Island village of Kerala, which provides at true life of Kerala.

The island, accessible by road, rail and inland water navigation, is about 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Kollam.
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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016