8 days in Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

8 days in Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

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8 days in Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly + taxi + train:  5​h
Alappuzha
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Chennai (Madras)

5
days
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
You'll get in some beach time at Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alappuzha: Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (in Kumarakom) and Kottayam (Kumaranalloor & Kottayam Cheriapally). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnu Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Alappuzha planner

Chennai (Madras) to Alappuzha is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. February in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kottayam, Kerala Backwaters, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

3
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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Top Station, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip tool

Drive from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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