8 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

8 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

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8 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Munnar
1
Munnar
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Munnar

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Anayirankal Dam Reservoir and Blossom Hydel Park will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Kerala Farm (in Anaviratty) and Kurinji Andavar Temple (in Kodaikanal). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Munnar. In May, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir, Kerala Farm, Kurinji Andavar Temple
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Kerala Farm ©
Kerala Farm

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 9th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church and then explore the striking landscape of Periyar National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip builder .

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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