Munroe Island

Located 27 km from Kollam, is Munroe Island. Formed by the backwaters of Ashtamudi Lake and Kallada River, this island is named after Colonel Munroe, the British Resident of erstwhile Travancore State. He is credited with having integrated several backwater regions by digging canals. The discovery of stone age tools and megaliths stand testimony to the antiquity of this islet which shelters a quaint little village.

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

Trip operates Two times a day
Morning Cruise from 0900 hrs
Afternoon Cruise  from 1400 hrs

Tariff:- Rs.500/- per person

Contact details:-
DTPC Kollam
Ph: +91 474 2745625, 2750170

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Munroe Island, about 3 km
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 84 km

Location

Latitude: 8.993071, Longitude: 76.61189

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