44 days in Idukki District Itinerary

44 days in Idukki District Itinerary

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

9
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Go for a jaunt from Thekkady to Peermade to see Parunthumpara about 56 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Periyar National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, have fun at Thekkady Rose Park, and stop by Abraham's Spice Garden.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady online tour itinerary maker.

Chennai to Thekkady is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vagamon.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Parunthumpara
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

4
nights
Vagamon

Vagamon ©
Once used by the British for growing tea plantations, Vagamon remains untouched by commercialization and modern influences.
When in Vagamon, make a side trip to see Valanjamkanam Water Falls in Peermade, approximately Peermade away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pattumala Matha Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Vagamon Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Barren Hills, and identify plant and animal life at Vagamon Orchidarium and Floriculture Project.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vagamon online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Vagamon in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thodupuzha.

Things to do in Vagamon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valanjamkanam Water Falls
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Barren Hills ©
Barren Hills
Valanjamkanam Water Falls ©
Valanjamkanam Water Falls
Pattumala Matha Church ©
Pattumala Matha Church

2
nights
Thodupuzha

Thodupuzha ©
On the 21st (Fri), admire the sheer force of Thommankuthu Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Thommankuthu Waterfalls. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Aanachadikuth Waterfalls and then admire the engineering at Malankara Dam.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Thodupuzha trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Vagamon to Thodupuzha takes 1.5 hours. February in Thodupuzha sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Idukki.

Things to do in Thodupuzha

Parks Nature
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Thommankuthu Waterfalls ©
Thommankuthu Waterfalls
Thommankuthu Waterfalls ©
Thommankuthu Waterfalls
Aanachadikuth Waterfalls ©
Aanachadikuth Waterfalls

9
nights
Idukki

Idukki ©
When in Idukki, make a side trip to see Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm in Rajakkad, approximately Rajakkad away. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Mathikettan Shola National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Idukki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thodupuzha to Idukki takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ramakkalmedu.

Things to do in Idukki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm
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Idukki Dam ©
Idukki Dam
Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm ©
Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm
Hill View Park ©
Hill View Park

2
nights
Ramakkalmedu

Ramakkalmedu ©
On the 3rd (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Kuravan and Kurathi Statue, thentake some stellar pictures from Ramakkalmedu, and then explore the striking landscape at Tortoise Rock. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Kailasappara View Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ramakkalmedu trip planner.

Drive from Idukki to Ramakkalmedu in 1.5 hours. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Suryanelli.

Things to do in Ramakkalmedu

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nedumkandam
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Tortoise Rock ©
Tortoise Rock
Ramakkalmedu ©
Ramakkalmedu
Kuravan and Kurathi Statue ©
Kuravan and Kurathi Statue

2
nights
Suryanelli

Suryanelli ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): walk around Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Tea Town Kerala - Munnar.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Suryanelli vacation maker site.

Getting from Ramakkalmedu to Suryanelli by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marayur.

Things to do in Suryanelli

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola
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Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola ©
Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola

3
nights
Marayur

Marayur ©
Change things up with a short trip to Anamudi Shola National Park in Kannan Devan Hills (about 1h 25 min away).

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marayur trip planner.

Drive from Suryanelli to Marayur in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Marayur

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Anamudi Shola National Park
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Marayoor Sandalwood Forest ©
Marayoor Sandalwood Forest
Anamudi Shola National Park ©
Anamudi Shola National Park
Muniyara Cave ©
Muniyara Cave

12
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.
Go for a jaunt from Munnar to Devikulam to see Lockhart Tea Museum about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, and admire the sheer force of Lakkam Waterfalls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Munnar road trip planning tool.

Drive from Marayur to Munnar in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Munnar are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lakkam Waterfalls, Lockhart Tea Museum
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 21:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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