7 days in Kovalam, Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

7 days in Kovalam, Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

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Ahmedabad
Fly + taxi:
5​h 15​min
Kovalam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:
3​h 15​min
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:
1​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:
6​h 45​min
Ahmedabad

1
day
Kovalam

Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

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Ahmedabad to Kovalam is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ahmedabad in October, expect nights in Kovalam to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kovalam

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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

3
days
Munnar

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take some stellar pictures from Top Station, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Munnar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

2
days
Thekkady

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the activities along Periyar Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

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Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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