8 days in Kumarakom, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

8 days in Kumarakom, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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8 days in Kumarakom, Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

Start: Kumarakom
1
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
End: Kumarakom

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kumarakom Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, then see the interesting displays at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kumarakom itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kumarakom. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kottayam, Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

2
nights
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 8th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally look and learn at Green land spice garden.

Make your Thekkady itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Kumarakom to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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 10th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftlet Cave Munnar, and then admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Munnar trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls

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nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kumarakom online trip planner .

Getting from Munnar to Kumarakom by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

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