5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

Munnar
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Munnar

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Gavi Forest.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip itinerary maker.

Munnar to Thekkady is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Spas & Wellness
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

3
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Munnar

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 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Pothamedu Viewpoint, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Munnar vacation planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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