14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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14 days in India Itinerary

Kochi (Cochin)
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Idukki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
Kochi (Cochin)

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), stroll through Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Samudra Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour planner.

Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Sightseeing

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Lighthouse Beach
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach

2
days
Munnar

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Top Station as well as Punarjani Traditional Village. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take some stellar pictures from Top Station, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Photo Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and then take in a show at Punarjani Traditional Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar travel planner.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. October in Munnar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Idukki.

Things to do in Munnar

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Tea Gardens
Punarjani Traditional Village
Mattupetty Dam

2
days
Idukki

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Nadukani Pavilion and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cheeyappara Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Hindustan Spices and Herbals, then steep yourself in history at Ramakkal, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kalvari Mount.

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You can drive from Munnar to Idukki in 2.5 hours. November in Idukki sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alappuzha.

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Parks Nature Sightseeing
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Cheeyappara Waterfalls
Nadukani Pavilion

2
days
Alappuzha

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Alappuzha Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha itinerary planner.

You can drive from Idukki to Alappuzha in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Tours

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Mararikulam
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Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cherai Beach and Athirapally Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Athirappilly Waterfalls in Thrissur (about 2 hours away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary builder.

Drive from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Sightseeing Parks Wildlife Areas

Side Trips

Athirapally Falls, Athirappilly Waterfalls
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Jew Town
Cherai Beach
Athirapally Falls

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