35 days in Kodaikanal, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

35 days in Kodaikanal, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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35 days in Kodaikanal, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Kodaikanal
— 10 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Thekkady
— 11 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 13 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

10
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Explore Kodaikanal's surroundings by going to Palani (Palani Murugan Temple, Thiru Avinankudi Temple, & more), Athoor Village (in Dindigul) and Idukki (Mathikettan Shola National Park & Rajiv Gandhi Children's Park). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, take some stellar pictures from Pillar Rocks, and make a trip to Poombarai Village View.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal trip itinerary builder tool .

New Delhi to Kodaikanal is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in October, Kodaikanal is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palani, Idukki, Thirumoorthi Dam, Athoor Village, Amanalingeshwarar Temple
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

11
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get out of town with these interesting Thekkady side-trips: Kottayam (Vagamon & Marmala Waterfall). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, look and learn at Green land spice garden, and get your game on at Thekkady Rose Park.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Thekkady online visit planner .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Thekkady in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kottayam
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

13
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kolukkumalai Tea Estate (in Kottagudi) and Idukki (Cheeyappara Waterfalls & Meesapulimala). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and admire the sheer force of Attukal Waterfalls.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In October in Munnar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Idukki, Thommankuthu Waterfalls, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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