4 days in Munnar, Thekkady & Kovalam Itinerary

4 days in Munnar, Thekkady & Kovalam Itinerary

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4 days in Munnar, Thekkady & Kovalam Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Jaipur

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip itinerary planning tool .

Jaipur to Munnar is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Jaipur in November, Munnar is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple ©
Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple

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