10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Family-friendly places like Periyar Tiger Reserve and Green land spice garden will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary maker tool .

Bengaluru to Thekkady is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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 22nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Kerala Backwaters and Mararikulam Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Alappuzha: Kochi (Cochin) (Kerala Folklore Museum & Chinese Fishing Nets). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Marari Beach, see the interesting displays at International Coir Museum, and stroll through Alappuzha Beach.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Alappuzha trip planner.

Drive from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Kochi (Cochin), Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

2
nights
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 27th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Alappuzha in December, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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