11 days in South India Itinerary

11 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India Trip Planner

©
You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

11 days in South India Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Dubai

5
days
Kochi (Cochin)

A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. Attractions like Mararikulam Beach and Chottanikkara Devi Temple make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) to go to Kumarakom and see Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Jew Town, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jawahar Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Kochi (Cochin). Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 38°C and lows about 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Kochi (Cochin).
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

5
days
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Take a break from the city and head to Lighthouse Beach and Vizhinjam Lighthouse. Family-friendly places like Kovalam Beach and Hawa Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Varkala (Varkala Beach & Janardhana Swami Temple) and Samudra Beach (in Kovalam). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Mahadeva Temple, see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, and look for gifts at Keralashopee.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach

Similar Plans

15 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in South India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, culture, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: October, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in South India BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, culture, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in South India BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in South India BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in South India BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in South India BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans