10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
2
Coonoor
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Chinnakanal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Pothamedu
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi


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1
night
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

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New Delhi to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is slightly colder than New Delhi - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coonoor.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Mukurthi Dam ©
Mukurthi Dam
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

1
night
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Sim`s Park, explore and take pictures at Tranquilitea Gourmet Nilgiri Teas, stop by Green Shop, then stroll the grounds of Tiger Hill Cemetery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coonoor journey maker app .

Coonoor is very close to Ooty (Udhagamandalam). While traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam), expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Coonoor, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Coonoor

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Tiger Hill Cemetery ©
Tiger Hill Cemetery
Sim`s Park ©
Sim`s Park

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 17th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Christ the King Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple, then explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple), and finally explore the ancient world of Dolmen Circle.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal day trip app .

You can drive from Coonoor to Kodaikanal in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Coonoor in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Kodaikanal. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Dolmen Circle ©
Dolmen Circle

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 18th (Thu): examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, then steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chinnakanal.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

1
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Chinnakanal

Chinnakanal ©
Chinnakanal is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Dr.Bala Falls, admire the sheer force of Power House Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Swiftlet Cave Munnar.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chinnakanal route planning app .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Chinnakanal takes 3 hours. July in Chinnakanal sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Chinnakanal

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Munnar
Highlights from your plan
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar
Dr.Bala Falls ©
Dr.Bala Falls

1
night
Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and finally browse the exhibits of Mistletoe art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Pothamedu day trip website .

Getting from Chinnakanal to Pothamedu by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Pothamedu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Pothamedu

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Munnar
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salem Marthoma Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Antony's Shrine, then pause for some serene contemplation at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, and finally steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, make a trip to Jew Town, then stop by ViaKerala Shop, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lourde Matha Church.

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You can drive from Pothamedu to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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