5 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

5 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

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5 days in Munnar & Thekkady Itinerary

Start: Munnar
1
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Munnar

1
night
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 9th (Sun), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Munnar. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Climbing Tours
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then head outdoors with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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