10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

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


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1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Dolmen Circle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple).

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kodaikanal journey maker website .

New Delhi to Kodaikanal is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. July in Kodaikanal sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Visit Mangala Devi Temple and Shiny Tours & Travals for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Persian Paradise Elephant Ride and Elephant Junction. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chinnakanal.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

1
night
Chinnakanal

Chinnakanal ©
Chinnakanal is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): Head underground at Swiftlet Cave Munnar, then get great views at Lockheart gap, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls, and finally explore the activities along Anayirankal Dam Reservoir.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chinnakanal tour planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Chinnakanal by car takes about 3 hours. July in Chinnakanal sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Chinnakanal

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Munnar, Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir

1
night
Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
On the 20th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pothamedu trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Chinnakanal to Pothamedu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mysore District.

Things to do in Pothamedu

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

1
day
Mysore District

Mysore District ©
Mysore District is an administrative district located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and finally explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mysore District travel website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pothamedu to Mysore District. In July, Mysore District is slightly colder than Pothamedu - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysore District

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum ©
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum

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 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at MacIvor's Bund, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Church, and finally explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Mysore District to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Coonoor.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church

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 23rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Sim`s Park, then tee off at Wellington Gymkhana Club Golf Course, then delve into the distant past at Droog Fort, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Coonoor online route maker .

Coonoor is very close to Ooty (Udhagamandalam). Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in July: highs in Coonoor hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coonoor

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Droog Fort ©
Droog Fort
Sim`s Park ©
Sim`s Park

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