9 days in Thekkady, Munnar & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

9 days in Thekkady, Munnar & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

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9 days in Thekkady, Munnar & Kochi (Cochin) Itinerary

Kochi (Cochin)
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Kochi (Cochin)

2
days
Thekkady

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 21st (Mon), look for gifts at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take a peaceful walk through Gavi Forest.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady sightseeing planner.

Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

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Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

2
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. August in Munnar sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

5
days
Kochi (Cochin)

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Athirapally Falls (in Athirappilly), Mararikulam Beach (in Mararikulam) and Athirappilly Waterfalls (in Thrissur). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Jew Town, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, and explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Mararikulam, Athirapally Falls, Athirappilly Waterfalls
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Cherai Beach
Marari Beach
Jew Town

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