5 days in Alappuzha, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

5 days in Alappuzha, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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5 days in Alappuzha, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Vijayawada
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h
End: Vijayawada

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.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kidangamparambu Sree Bhuvaneswari Temple, enjoy the sea views from Alappuzha Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanichukulangara Devi Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Edathua Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha road trip planning app .

Vijayawada to Alappuzha is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Vijayawada in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Alappuzha, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mararikulam
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Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple, steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady itinerary planner .

Getting from Alappuzha to Thekkady by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar journey maker site .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Historic Sites Museums
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C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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