10 days in Munnar & Kovalam Itinerary

10 days in Munnar & Kovalam Itinerary

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10 days in Munnar & Kovalam Itinerary

Start: Munnar
1
Munnar
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Kovalam
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
End: Munnar

6
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Chinnakanel Water Falls and Fun Forest. Get out of town with these interesting Munnar side-trips: Kodaikanal (Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple & Kurinji Andavar Temple), Kerala Farm (in Anaviratty) and Anayirankal Dam Reservoir (in Idukki). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munnar travel route planning website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Munnar. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kodaikanal, Kerala Farm, Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Kerala Farm ©
Kerala Farm

3
nights
Kovalam

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.
You've now added Kovalam Beach to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally stroll through Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, then make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, and then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. December in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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