8 days in Pune & Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Pune & Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Pune & Kerala Itinerary

Pune
Pune
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Kovalam
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
Pune

1
day
Pune

Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
On the 10th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Laxmi Road, see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON NVCC Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Katraj Jain Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pune holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Pune. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Munnar.

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ISKCON NVCC Temple
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar vacation builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pune to Munnar in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

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.
On the 13th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Kerala Backwaters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnu Temple, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

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You can drive from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. November in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach

3
days
Kovalam

Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kids will enjoy Kovalam Beach and Thiruvananthapuram Zoo. When in Kovalam, make a side trip to see Connemara Market in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

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