4 days in Valparai, Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

4 days in Valparai, Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

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4 days in Valparai, Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Valparai
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chennai

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Valparai

Valparai ©
Valparai is a Taluk and hill station in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, India. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Koolangal River, then take some stellar pictures from Nallamudi View point, then admire the engineering at Sholayar Dam, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Karamalai Annai Velankanni Church. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Balaji Temple, then get great views at Loam’s View Point, then see human ingenuity at work at Aliyar Dam, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arivu Thirukovil.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Valparai tour itinerary planning site .

Chennai to Valparai is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in May: highs in Valparai hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Valparai

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Arivu Thirukovil
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Aliyar Dam ©
Aliyar Dam
Arivu Thirukovil ©
Arivu Thirukovil
Loam’s View Point ©
Loam’s View Point

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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.
On the 20th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then browse the exhibits of Mistletoe art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Valparai to Munnar takes 5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 21st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Thekkady trip builder .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Chellarcovil View Point ©
Chellarcovil View Point

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