10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

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

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 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, then take a stroll through Jew Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally stop by ViaKerala Shop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Mumbai in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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 your second day here, see the interesting displays at International Coir Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha trip tool .

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

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 15th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and finally look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Munnar online visit planner .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Munnar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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 17th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Abraham's Spice Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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