10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Top Station, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Munnar tour itinerary maker tool .

Mumbai to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Marari Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thazhathangady Juma Masjid, then examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kumarakom day trip planner.

Getting from Munnar to Kumarakom by car takes about 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kumarakom can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kottayam, Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 6th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip website .

Traveling by car from Kumarakom to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kochi (Cochin).

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Jew Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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