Ponkunnam Tourism

Ponkunnam (Malayalam: പൊന്‍കുന്നം) is a census town in the eastern high-ranges of Kerala, India, part of Kottayam district under Kanjirappally Taluk. Ponkunnam literally means 'The Town on a Golden Mountain' (Ponn = Gold, Kunn = Mountain). Nearby towns are Kanjirappally, Manimala and Pala. This part of Kerala is famous for its fertile land and rubber plantations. It is at an altitude of 495 feet above mean sea level. The town is at the junction of two majour roads in Kerala: NH220 and main eastern highway. The climate is moderate with timely cold breezes; the town is the gateway to the eastern high ranges.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ponkunnam in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ponkunnam like a local. Ponkunnam is located at a short trip away from Kollam a major city in India. Take a short trip from Ponkunnam and set some time aside to explore the Kollam. Dotted with places like Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Tangasseri Lighthouse; it will definitely be a good idea. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Ponkunnam before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 85.71 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.56 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 41.07 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Ponkunnam for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ponkunnam.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.57 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.57 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.57 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.43 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60.71 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.57 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Ponkunnam is 141.52 (High)

    • Safety Index 71.22 (High)
    • Climate Index 58.14 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 59.94 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 21.09 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 77.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.45 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 52.81 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ponkunnam

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 25.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 42.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 26.26 USD

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