Blog >> Best of Munnar Travel Plans - 2 Days; 3 Days; 4 Days
Arha Holidays 01 Feb ,2021

Munnar Popularly called Kashmir of South and the famous honeymoon destination in India can be visited depends on the holiday duration. The ideal duration to cover Munnar is 3 days. 

However, it can be visited in 2 days or 4 days depending on individual preferences. Sharing the tentative Plans for

1 Night 2 Days - 

This is best suitable for if we can reach Munnar Town by Morning 10 Am and can proceed for Sightseeing without checking in the Hotel. The standard check-in time of the hotels is between 12 Noon to 2 Pm.  

Places to cover on 

Day 1 - Assuming arrival time in Munnar is 10 AM we can cover the following if there is a delay the mentioned sightseeing points cant be covered. - KDFC floricultural Centre, Photo Point Mattupetty Dam, Rose garden, Kundala Lake, Carmelagiri Elephant Park, Eco Point, Pothamedu View Point 

Day 2 - Visit Eravikulam Sanctuary and tea Museum. The journey back to Cochin Requires 4 Hours of travel under normal road conditions 

Typically One Night stay plan should be avoided and the nearest Railway station Alwaye/ Nearest Airport is 4 hours drive - the one-way journey and involves a Ghat road Journey.  

If time is a real constraint and you still want to visit Munnar then kidly book an Early Flight/ train reaching Cochin Max by 6 AM in the morning so that you can reach Munnar by 10 AM. 

Kindly plan the departure from Cochin after 9 PM. If this early arrival and late departure from Cochin is not possible then its ideal to plan conveniently to enjoy the beauty of Munnar.

 

2 Night 3 days -  The minimum time required to cover Munnar 

Day 1 - Arrive in Munnar and check in the Hotel.   In the afternoon you can visit the adventure park in Munnar - Dream valley or Wonder Valley parks  (Both parks open by 9 Am and close by 6 PM).  In the Evening visit the Punarjani Traditional  Village - To watch the Kathakali and Kalaripayattu Shows. The show timings are 5 PM and at 6 Pm  

Day 2 - Blossom Park, Mattupetty Dam, Rose garden, Kundala Lake, Carmelagiri Elephant Park, Photo Point, Eco Point, Pothamedu View Point 

Day 3 -  Visit Eravikulam Sanctuary and tea Museum and then proceed back to Cochin. The journey back to Cochin Requires 4 Hours of travel under normal road conditions 


 3 Nights 4 Days -  

Day 1 - Arrive in Munnar and check in the Hotel.   In the Evening visit the Purnajani Traditional  Village - To watch the Kathakali and Kalaripayattu Shows - its held at 5 pm and again at 6 PM. If interested you can go early to watch  The Kathakali Make-up From 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM and Kerala Cultural Documentary From 4:30 till 5:00 PM. The tickets can be bought online or at the ticket counter 

Day 2 - Proceed to visit  Blossom Park, Mattupetty Dam, Rose garden, Kundala Lake, Carmelagiri Elephant Park, Photo Point, Eco Point, Pothamedu View Point 

You have two option to choose for Day 3 

Option 1 -  A Jeep safari to Kolukkumalai Tea Estate -  Wolrd highest tea estate, Requires half a day time you can visit in early hours for the sunrise. In the afternoon you can visit the adventure parks in Munnar - Dream valley or Wonder Valley parks - Both parks open by 9 Am and close by 6 PM.

Option 2-  Day Excursion to Marayoor - Which is a one-hour journey from Munnar and visit Sandalwood forest, Megalithic Dolmens, Rock paintings, Kunathallor - Fruit basket of Kerala 

 

Day 4  -  Visit Eravikulam Sanctuary and tea Museum and then proceed back to Cochin. The journey back to Cochin Requires 4 Hours of travel under normal road conditions 

 

Note -  Eravikulam Sanctuary is normally closed in the month of Feb and March every year.  To avoid waiting in the Que the tickets can be bought online - http://eravikulamnationalpark.com/online-ticket-booking/ The park opens at 8.30 and closes by4 Pm.

 

For the stay in Munnar, if the preference is to stay

In Munnar town pls check https://www.arhaholidays.com/blog/top-and-best-10-hotels-in-munnar-town 

In cottage type accommodation  https://www.arhaholidays.com/blog/top-and-best-10-cottages-around-munnar 

In-Room with a Balcony https://www.arhaholidays.com/blog/best-and-top-11-resorts-around-munnar-with-balcony 

In best 3 star Hotels around Munnar Town  https://www.arhaholidays.com/blog/top-and-best-ten-3-star-hotels-around-munnar 

 

 

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