Bangalore to Thekkady

   Bangalore to Thekkady Road Distance 508 km
   Bangalore to Thekkady Aerial Distance 377 km
  Bangalore to Thekkady Travel Time 8 hours 15 mins

How to reach Thekkady from Bangalore

Bangalore to Thekkady
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One of the most important tourist destinations in the south of India is Thekkady. Located right next to the world renown Periyar National park , Thekkady is home to elephants, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs. The drive from Bangalore to Thekkady is quite long, however the views are lovely at some places. The train journey is the quickest way to travel between the two cities.

Knowing The Details

1. Bangalore to Thekkady by Road
2. Bangalore to Thekkady by Bus
3. Popular Routes to Thekkady
4. Popular Routes from Bangalore
5. Places to Visit in Thekkady
6. Hotels in Thekkady

1. Bangalore to Thekkady by Road

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Driving down to Thekkady from Bangalore takes about 11 hours and can get boring. Some stretches on this route are beautiful and are worth the long journey. 

Approximate Travel Time: 9 Hours
Approximate Taxi Fare: INR 5000
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Route 1 - Via NH 44
Distance: 510  Kms
Time: 9 Hours

Sights on there way - Lalbagh Botanical Garden (Bangalore), Cubbon Park (Bangalore), Bangalore Palace (Bangalore), Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace (Bangalore), Nandi Temple, Chandra Choodeswarar Temple (Hosur), Shree Parshwa Susheel Dham Swetamber Jain (Hosur), Dakshina Tirupati Temple, Krishnagiri Fort (Hosur), Sri Kottai Temple (Dharmapuri), Namakkal Fort (Namakkal), Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple (Namakkal), Pasupateeswarar temple, (Karur), Sri Kalyana Venkataramana Swamy Temple (Karur), Dindigul Rock Fort (Dindigul), Soundararajaperumal temple, Thadikombu (Dindigul), Elephant Junction (Thekkady), Thekkady Rose Park. 

Eating options - New Modern Hotel (Bangalore) , Lalbagh Grand Veg (Bangalore), Puliyogare Point (Hosur), Nala Restaurant (Namakkal), Annamalai Restaurant (Namakkal), Set Parotta Kadai (Dindigul), Siva Briyani Hotel (Dindigul), Sora Grill & Gossip  (Thekkady), Royal Kitchen (Thekkady). 

Route 2 - Via  NH 38
Distance: 647 Kms
Time: 12 Hours

Sights on the way: Lalbagh Botanical Garden (Bangalore), Cubbon Park (Bangalore), Bangalore Palace (Bangalore), Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace (Bangalore), Nandi Temple, Chandra Choodeswarar Temple (Hosur), Shree Parshwa Susheel Dham Swetamber Jain (Hosur), Dakshina Tirupati Temple, Krishnagiri Fort (Hosur), Soundararajaperumal temple, Thadikombu (Dindigul), Elephant Junction (Thekkady), Thekkady Rose Park, Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple (Chengam), Virupaksha Cave (Chengam), Mathura Kaliamman Temple, (Siruvachur), Ranjankudi Fort (Perambalur) , Jambukeswarar Temple, (Thiruvanaikaval). 

Eating options: New Modern Hotel (Bangalore) , Lalbagh Grand Veg (Bangalore), Puliyogare Point (Hosur), Set Parotta Kadai (Dindigul), Siva Briyani Hotel (Dindigul), Sora Grill & Gossip  (Thekkady), Royal Kitchen (Thekkady), Arunaalaya Restaurant (Chengam).

2. Bangalore to Thekkady by Bus

Banglore to Thekkady by Bus
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A cheaper option than taking a taxi or driving down, however bus journeys tend to get quite uncomfortable and hectic. The roads are perfect and the drive is smooth. 

Option 1
Part 1 - Bangalore to Dindigul by Bus
Route Operator:  Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation

Starting Point: Bangalore 
Terminating Point: Dindigul
Travel time: 6 Hours 45 Minutes
Distance : 490 Kms
Frequency: Four times a day
Ticket cost: INR 700

Part 2 - Dindigul to Thekkady by Bus
Route Operator:  Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation

Starting Point: Dindigul 
Terminating Point: Thekkady
Travel time: 2 Hours 45 Minutes
Distance : 140 Kms
Frequency: Three times a day.
Ticket cost: INR 200

Option 2: Bangalore to Thekkady by Bus
Route Operator:  Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation

Starting Point: Bangalore
Terminating Point: Thekkady
Travel time: 11 Hours 45 Minutes
Distance : 510 Kms
Frequency: Three times a day.
Ticket cost: INR 200

Tip: All bus tickets are available at bus booking counters and train tickets at railway stations. Make sure you book your tickets through a certified booking agent. For flight bookings , plan your trip well in advance to get preferred timings and prices.

Popular Routes to Thekkady

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Chennai to Thekkady 9 hours 9 mins 569 km
Bangalore to Thekkady 8 hours 15 mins 508 km
Mumbai to Thekkady 21 hours 47 mins 1,495 km
Hyderabad to Thekkady 16 hours 10 mins 1,076 km
Delhi to Thekkady 1 day 15 hours 2,674 km
Pune to Thekkady 19 hours 47 mins 1,352 km

Popular Routes from Bangalore

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