3 days in Alappuzha & Thekkady Itinerary

3 days in Alappuzha & Thekkady Itinerary

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3 days in Alappuzha & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Fly + taxi + train:  8​h 45​min
1
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Alappuzha online trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Alappuzha is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, expect Alappuzha to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Alappuzha Lighthouse ©
Alappuzha Lighthouse

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

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