11 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

11 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

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11 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Munnar
1
Munnar
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Munnar

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Meesapulimala. Change things up with these side-trips from Munnar: Nallamudi View point (in Valparai), Topslip Tiger Forest (in Pollachi) and Anayirankal Dam Reservoir (in Idukki). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Lockheart gap, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Anamudi Peak, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Munnar. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Idukki, Nallamudi View point, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Topslip Tiger Forest
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary ©
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 16th (Tue), browse the exhibits of Green land spice garden, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then get outside with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thekkady road trip website .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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