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Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

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Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

Friends,

I'm planning to take a trip to Kerala with family in Feb. Could you please suggest the itinerary for visiting the above places. Also suggest if any nice places worth seeing in Kerala.

Please help with the valuable information on which places should i cover first as i am travelling from Mumbai and have no clue as to how far these places are from each other so that i can save travel time.

Many thanks for your help in advance.

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1. Re: Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

Hello Sanmira235,

You havent told us how many days you are planning for your holiday ? where you arrive and depart from ?

But you may check the following plan

if you have less than a week you may consider

Arriving at Cochin by train or flight ,

Stay at Munnar for 2 nights

Thekkady - 1- 2 nights

Alleppey for 1- 2 night

Depart from ernakulam by Train or Flight from Cochin airport ( you could also consider booking your return from Alleppey by the Netravati express that reaches Alleppey by Noon )

Now if you want to see Cochin after your Alleppey stay, you may consider departing from Ernakulam by a late evening train or Flight

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2. Re: Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

Now if you have around 10 days you may consider this

Arrive at Kozhikode by Train or Flight

Proceed to Wayanad - 2 nights

Return to Calicut ( 2 & 1/2 hours)

Take a train to Ernakulam and proceed as per plan above

After Alleppey if you would like to add a beach stay then consider Kovalam for 2 nights and depart from Trivandrum

( there are other beaches as well like Varkala or Marari ( half an hour from Alleppey ) or Cherai ( 2 Hours North of Alleppey and you could depart from Ernakulam )

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3. Re: Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

The approximate driving time between destinations are as below

Cochin to Munnar - 4 Hours

Munnar to Thekkady - 3 Hours

Thekkady to Alleppey - 4 Hours

Alleppey to Cochin - 2 Hours

Alleppey to Kovalam Beach- 4 Hours

Alleppey to Varkala Beach - 3 Hours

Alleppey to Marari beach - 30 Minutes

Alleppey to Cherai beach - 2 Hours

Kovalam beach to Trivandurm Airport - 25 minutes

Varkala Beach to Trivandrum Airport - 1 & 15 minutes

Marari beach to Cochin airport - 2 hours

Cherai beach to Cochin airport - 45 minutes

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4. Re: Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

Friends,

My tour is approx for 9 days..

I will be travelling by train from Mumbai. And would also depart by train. Depending on which city i am in.

I arrive from Mumbai. Would like to know how to go about the itinerary..ie which place to travel first cover first . and departure would depend upon the nearest railway station

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5. Re: Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

Hi Sanmira235,

As u have not written at which place u will b arriving first & leaving from, out of the four places u have mentioned, its difficult to suggest an itinerary. So let me write how me & my wife traveled in 2013, from Mumbai.

Booked taxi for the full trip+hotels by our agent in Mumbai & fully paid in advance. It was our biggest mistake to pay in advance!!! After check in, we realised that we over paid for the hotels. We could have got better hotels in the same price what we paid to our agent in advance.

If u can afford, better to hire a car/taxi for the entire trip. It includes sight seeing as well. U will get many outside Ernakulam railway station/outside Cochin airport.

1-Reach Ernakulam at 6.00pm, drive to Allepey by our hired car/taxi. Overnight in Allepey.

2-Houseboat & backwaters of Allepey

3-Drive to Thekkady.

4-continue at Thekkady

5- drive to Munnar

6-continue at Munnar

7-drive to Cochin & sight seeing in Cochin-can be done in 3-4 hours, then to Ernakulam

8-Departure from Ernakulam.

Not been to Wayanad, so cant give any opinion except that it is equally beautiful & worth going, from whatever I have read & heard about it.

U have written to suggest any nice place in Kerala, but Kerala itself is very nice.

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6. Re: Need advise/tips to visit Munnar, Wayannad, Thekaddy, Allepy

you may consider the below ,

Arrive Cochin by Train ,

Day 1- Cochin stay

Day 2, 3 - Munnar stay

Day 4- Thekkady stay

Day 5 - Kumarakom lake side stay

Day 6- Alleppey houseboat stay

Day 7, 8 - Kovalam beach stay

Day 9 - Depart from Trivandrum

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