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: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Alappuzha
— 4 nights
Bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— Few hours
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 11th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Abraham's Spice Garden.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady driving holiday planner

New Delhi to Thekkady is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

4
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Parumala Church. Relax by the water at Marari Beach and Mararikulam Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Poornathrayesa Temple in Kochi (Cochin) (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Forane Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Alappuzha trip itinerary app

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kochi (Cochin), Kerala Backwaters, Parumala Church
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Munnar day trip website

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Munnar takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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