9 days in Kanyakumari & Munnar Itinerary

9 days in Kanyakumari & Munnar Itinerary

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9 days in Kanyakumari & Munnar Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  8 h 15 min
1
Kanyakumari
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
2
Munnar
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Step out of the city life by going to Kanyakumari Beach and Muttom Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Padmanabhapuram Palace and Marungoor Murugan Temple. When in Kanyakumari, make a side trip to see Nagaraja Temple in Nagercoil, approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, and don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kanyakumari trip site .

New Delhi to Kanyakumari is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Kanyakumari to be warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Padmanabhapuram Palace, Muttom Beach, Nagaraja Temple
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace

5
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.
Mangladevi Temple and Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Tea Museum and Mistletoe art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munnar: Thekkady (Shiny Tours & Travals, Periyar Tiger Reserve, & more). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Munnar trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Kanyakumari to Munnar takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Thekkady
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

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