7 days in Munnar & Kovalam Itinerary

7 days in Munnar & Kovalam Itinerary

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7 days in Munnar & Kovalam Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Kovalam
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Lucknow

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.
Kids will enjoy Chinnakanel Water Falls and Anayirankal Dam Reservoir. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary planner .

Lucknow to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Lucknow in September, plan for slightly colder days in Munnar, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir

3
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Vivekananda Rock Memorial. Step out of Kovalam to go to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) and see Poovar Island, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, and stroll through Lighthouse Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kovalam trip website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Vivekananda Rock Memorial
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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