6 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

6 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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6 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 28th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Green land spice garden. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then revel in the low prices at Tropical Chocolate Factory, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady road trip planner.

Mumbai to Thekkady is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
nights
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.
Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Kundala Dam Lake, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Attukal Waterfalls.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Munnar, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Kundala Dam Lake ©
Kundala Dam Lake

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