10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  3 h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and then wander the streets of Jew Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip app .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Mumbai, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kochi (Cochin), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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 14th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Swiftlet Cave Munnar and then examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. October in Munnar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): kick back and relax at Marari Beach, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha planning website .

Take a bus from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 18th (Fri), 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 19th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Thekkady online trip planner .

Getting from Alappuzha to Thekkady by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam trip planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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