5 days in Munnar & Chennai Itinerary

5 days in Munnar & Chennai Itinerary

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5 days in Munnar & Chennai Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Chennai
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

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 1st (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Tea Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar online trip maker .

Hyderabad to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Hyderabad in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Munnar: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Climbing Tours

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marina Beach and Besant Nagar Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology and Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam. When in Chennai, make a side trip to see DakshinaChitra Museum in Muttukadu, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, view the masterpieces at Gurubaran Tanjore Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Parthasarathy Temple, and admire the striking features of San Thome Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai day trip website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Chennai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Munnar in May, expect nights in Chennai to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, DakshinaChitra Museum
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
DakshinaChitra Museum ©
DakshinaChitra Museum

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