10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  22​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
drive:  4​h
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Idukki
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
4
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Varkala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tea Gardens, Tea Museum, Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then admire all the interesting features of Lockhart Tea Museum, and then take a peaceful walk through Photo Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Top Station, look for all kinds of wild species at Echo Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip site .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 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 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Idukki.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lockhart Tea Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

1
day
Idukki

Idukki ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalvari Mount as well as Idukki Dam. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the engineering at Idukki Dam and then take in the awesome beauty at Kalvari Mount.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Idukki visit planner.

Getting from Munnar to Idukki by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Idukki

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount
Idukki Dam ©
Idukki Dam

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
You've now added Periyar National Park to your itinerary.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Idukki to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Varkala.

Things to do in Thekkady

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park

1
night
Varkala

Varkala ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jatayu Earth's Center, Varkala Cliff and Varkala Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Varkala day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Thekkady to Varkala in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Varkala sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Varkala

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Jatayu Earth's Center
Highlights from your plan
Jatayu Earth's Center ©
Jatayu Earth's Center
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Varkala Cliff ©
Varkala Cliff

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.
Plan a Alappuzha trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Varkala to Alappuzha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. You will leave for Kochi (Cochin) on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Lighthouse ©
Alappuzha Lighthouse

1
night
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cherai Beach as well as Marine Drive. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Kerala Folklore Museum, then walk around Marine Drive, and then stroll through Cherai Beach.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online route planner .

Traveling by train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive

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