7 days in South India Itinerary

7 days in South India Itinerary

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7 days in South India Itinerary

Lucknow
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Lucknow

1
day
Munnar

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 24th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Pothamedu Viewpoint.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Munnar travel itinerary planner .

Lucknow to Munnar is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lucknow in November: highs in Munnar hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

3
days
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
Go for a jaunt from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam to see Marari Beach about 1h 15 min away. Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

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Marari Beach
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
days
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and then stroll through Kovalam Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally stop by Keralashopee.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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