6 days in Munnar & Kumarakom Itinerary

6 days in Munnar & Kumarakom Itinerary

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6 days in Munnar & Kumarakom Itinerary

Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Kumarakom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Hyderabad

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Keezharkuthu Falls and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar vacation planner.

Hyderabad to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Munnar sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Munnar

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

3
days
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Family-friendly places like Kerala Backwaters and Marari Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Kumarakom: Mararikulam (Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple & Mararikulam Beach). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kumarakom trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Kumarakom in 4.5 hours. In August in Kumarakom, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kumarakom

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
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Marari Beach
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Mararikulam Beach

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