8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive:  39​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder site .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in May, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are a bit cooler (38°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

#Nature, #Parks
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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

1
night
Alappuzha

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 31st (Thu), explore the world behind art at Revi Karunakaran Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach, and then stroll through Marari Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha route builder app .

You can drive from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Mararikulam
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Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Kovalam

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 appreciate attractions like Kovalam Beach and Hawa Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Lighthouse Beach and Shanghumukham Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, stroll through Muthalapozhi, and admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kovalam journey tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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