5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Take a break from the city and head to Persian Paradise Elephant Ride and Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get some historical perspective at Mangala Devi Temple and Mangladevi Temple. Explore Thekkady's surroundings by going to Sabarimala (Malikkappuram Devi Temple & Pampa Ganapathy Temple) and Pattumala Matha Church (in Vagamon). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady trip itinerary maker site .

New Delhi to Thekkady is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sabarimala, Pattumala Matha Church
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Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, then admire the sheer force of Keezharkuthu Falls, and finally see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Munnar itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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