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Weekend Getaway from Bangalore to Idukki

Distance / Traveling Time

From Bangalore : 525 kilometers / 8 h


Summer 22 to 40°C


Winter 20 to 32°C


Famous for

  • Scenic Beauty

Best Time To Visit

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The largest district of the South Indian state of Kerala, Idukki, is famous for being one of the most naturally-rich regions of the state. A landlocked district, its valleys and ranges are encircled by three rivers- Thodupuzhayar, Periyar, and Thalayar, along with their tributaries. The thick forests inhabited by tribes cover fifty percent of this district. The most popular attraction in this region is its massive arch dam that supplies one-third of the electricity in Kerala. You can visit from Bangalore to Idukki during the weekend. This place has a lot to offer, including beautiful hill towns, wildlife reserves, elephant rides, spice plantations, other attractions, mountain treks, and much more. Idukki is the perfect vacation destination for both nature enthusiasts and adventure lovers. So, what are you waiting for? Plan your weekend getaway from Bangalore to Idukki with your family with us.

How to Reach Idukki from Bangalore

By Train

The nearest railway station to Idukki is the Kottayam railway station, located at a distance of 123 km. You can catch a train from Bangalore to Kottayam, and on reaching Kottayam station, you can either hire a private taxi or board a local bus.

By Air

Idukki, located 98 km away, is served by Kochi, Cochin, or Ernakulam Airport, the nearest airport to Idukki. The cities of Bangalore and Cochin are well-connected through regular flights. Once you are at the Cochin airport, you can rent a taxi to Idukki.

By Road

When your bus maintains an average speed of 60 km per hour during your journey, the estimated bus travel time is roughly 10 hours and 27 minutes. However, due to the state of the roads, the estimated bus journey time may differ.

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