5 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

5 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

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5 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Thekkady
Drive:  2​h
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
End: Thekkady


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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tea Museum as well as Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then examine the collection at Tea Museum.

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

Thekkady to Munnar is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Top Station ©
Top Station

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kids will enjoy Periyar Tiger Reserve and Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. When in Thekkady, make a side trip to see Vagamon Pine Forest in Vagamon, approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Periyar Lake, admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Periyar National Park, and admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Vagamon Pine Forest
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Vagamon Pine Forest ©
Vagamon Pine Forest

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