10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kerala trip itinerary builder

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Kumarakom
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Cheeyappara Waterfalls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Cheeyappara Waterfalls, take a stroll through Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then look for gifts at ViaKerala Shop, then admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and finally kick back and relax at Fort Kochi Beach.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) tour planner.

Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, Kochi (Cochin) is a bit warmer than Bengaluru - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cheeyappara Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Fort Kochi Beach ©
Fort Kochi Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Keep things going the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Munnar travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, kick back and relax at Kumarakom Beach, then see the interesting displays at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, and finally make a trip to Ayodhya house boat.

Start your trip to Kumarakom by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kumarakom in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Kottayam
Highlights from your plan
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

Similar Plans

21 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Malaysia & Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA October, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Kochi (Cochin) & Munnar BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in India BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans