7 days in Thekkady, Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

7 days in Thekkady, Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

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7 days in Thekkady, Alappuzha & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  13​h 30​min
End: Tirupati

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Periyar National Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady online route builder .

Nagpur to Thekkady is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Alappuzha planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and stop by Tata Tea Outlet.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munnar sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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