10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Train + Bus:  2​h
5
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
train:  6​h
End: Chennai

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 list of things to see and do now includes Pothamedu Viewpoint, Echo Point, Keezharkuthu Falls, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Attukal Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Keezharkuthu Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Pothamedu Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then look for all kinds of wild species at Echo Point, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Munnar tour itinerary planner .

Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Spas
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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
Spas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Revi Karunakaran Museum, then examine the collection at International Coir Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey. On the next day, stroll through Marari Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, and then identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha road trip planning app .

Getting from Thekkady to Alappuzha by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Marari Beach
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Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

1
night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

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Take a train from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhi Memorial, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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