10 days in South India & Maldives Itinerary

10 days in South India & Maldives Itinerary

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10 days in South India & Maldives Itinerary

Start: Jaipur, India
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Mararikulam, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Alappuzha, India
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Jaipur, India

2
nights
Mararikulam, India

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Mararikulam Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple, identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mararikulam travel planner .

Jaipur to Mararikulam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Jaipur in June, things will get slightly colder in Mararikulam: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Bay Island Driftwood Museum
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

2
nights
Alappuzha, India

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 13th (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey, and then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kayamkulam Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha trip planner .

Alappuzha is just a short distance from Mararikulam. In June, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bikini Beach and Bikini Beach. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Maafushi Island holiday planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alappuzha to Maafushi Island. In June, daily temperatures in Maafushi Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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