5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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5 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  11​h 30​min
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + train:  12​h
End: Chennai


1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thekkady visit planner.

Chennai (Madras) to Thekkady is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vagamon.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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 Mattupetty Dam, Top Station and Tea Museum. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Top Station ©
Top Station
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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