10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Vadodara
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Vadodara

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Munnar trip site .

Vadodara to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

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

2
nights
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 4th (Wed), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Alappuzha travel planner .

You can take a bus from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady attractions planner.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally make a trip to Jew Town. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, and then explore the galleries of Kerala Folklore Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) visit planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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