34 days in Idukki District Itinerary

34 days in Idukki District Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kannur
Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Munnar
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Marayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Ramakkalmedu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Idukki
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Thodupuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Vagamon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Thekkady
— 9 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: Kannur

8
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.
When in Munnar, make a side trip to see Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola in Vattavada, approximately Vattavada away. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munnar online trip itinerary maker.

Kannur to Munnar is an approximately 6- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marayur.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lakkam Waterfalls, Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 14:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

2
nights
Marayur

Marayur ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Anamudi Shola National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Megalithic Dolmens of Marayur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Thoovanam Falls, and then take a peaceful walk through Marayoor Sandalwood Forest.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Marayur trip planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Marayur in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Ramakkalmedu.

Things to do in Marayur

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Anamudi Shola National Park
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
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Anamudi Shola National Park ©
Anamudi Shola National Park
Marayoor Sandalwood Forest ©
Marayoor Sandalwood Forest

1
night
Ramakkalmedu

Ramakkalmedu ©
On the 17th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Tortoise Rock, take some stellar pictures from Ramakkalmedu, and then appreciate the history behind Kuravan and Kurathi Statue.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ramakkalmedu sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Marayur to Ramakkalmedu in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Idukki.

Things to do in Ramakkalmedu

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ramakkalmedu
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
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Tortoise Rock ©
Tortoise Rock
Ramakkalmedu ©
Ramakkalmedu
Kuravan and Kurathi Statue ©
Kuravan and Kurathi Statue

9
nights
Idukki

Idukki ©
Change things up with a short trip to Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm in Rajakkad (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Mathikettan Shola National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Idukki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ramakkalmedu to Idukki takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Thodupuzha.

Things to do in Idukki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Idukki Dam ©
Idukki Dam
Cheeyappara Waterfalls ©
Cheeyappara Waterfalls
Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount

1
night
Thodupuzha

Thodupuzha ©
On the 27th (Sun), admire the engineering at Malankara Dam and then take in the dramatic scenery at Thommankuthu Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Thodupuzha road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Idukki to Thodupuzha takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vagamon.

Things to do in Thodupuzha

Parks Nature
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Thommankuthu Waterfalls ©
Thommankuthu Waterfalls
Malankara Dam ©
Malankara Dam

3
nights
Vagamon

Vagamon ©
Once used by the British for growing tea plantations, Vagamon remains untouched by commercialization and modern influences.
Vagamon is known for nature, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Barren Hills, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mundakayam Ghat, pause for some serene contemplation at Pattumala Matha Church, and don't miss a visit to Vagamon Pine Forest.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vagamon day trip planning app.

You can drive from Thodupuzha to Vagamon in 1.5 hours. October in Vagamon sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Vagamon

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
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Pattumala Matha Church ©
Pattumala Matha Church
Barren Hills ©
Barren Hills
Vagamon Pine Forest ©
Vagamon Pine Forest

9
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, take a peaceful walk through Gavi Forest, stroll around Thekkady Rose Park, and look for gifts at Green Land Spice Garden.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Vagamon to Thekkady in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 8:
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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