11 days in Munnar, Alappuzha & Thekkady Itinerary

11 days in Munnar, Alappuzha & Thekkady Itinerary

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11 days in Munnar, Alappuzha & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Munnar
1
Munnar
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Munnar

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Anayirankal Dam Reservoir and Echo Point. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, admire the sheer force of Lakkam Waterfalls, and get great views at Munnar Hill Station.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Munnar. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir, Lakkam Waterfalls
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kerala Backwaters has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Kerala Backwaters, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): stroll through Marari Beach, then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Alappuzha Lighthouse.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Kerala Backwaters
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 10th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Tropical Chocolate Factory and then explore the striking landscape of Periyar National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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