8 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

8 days in Thekkady & Munnar Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Thekkady
1
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vagamon Pine Forest and Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden. Explore Thekkady's surroundings by going to Pattumala Matha Church (in Vagamon) and Idukki (Idukki Dam & Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary). Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden, and look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady road trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Thekkady. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Vagamon, Idukki
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Vagamon Pine Forest ©
Vagamon Pine Forest
Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden ©
Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

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