10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
Pack the 2nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, take a stroll through Jew Town, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner .

Chennai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai in August: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Alappuzha Beach, then don't miss a visit to Kuttikattu Sree Bhadra Kali Devi Temple, and then step off the mainland to explore Kakkathuruthu Island.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Nature Beaches
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Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kakkathuruthu Island ©
Kakkathuruthu Island

3
nights
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.
Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and get great views at Top Station.

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Traveling by bus from Alappuzha to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, revel in the low prices at Hachi Chocolate Homemade, and examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady online trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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