8 days in Munnar, Thekkady & Alappuzha Itinerary

8 days in Munnar, Thekkady & Alappuzha Itinerary

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8 days in Munnar, Thekkady & Alappuzha Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Punarjani Traditional Village as well as Thirumeny Cultural Centre. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Attukal Waterfalls, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Munnar travel planning app .

New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, Munnar is slightly colder than New Delhi - with highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Navarasa Kathakali Centre has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then attend a concert at Navarasa Kathakali Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thekkady holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
You've now added Alleppey Backwater Cruises to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the water at your own pace with Alleppey Backwater Cruises.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Alappuzha route planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

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