10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

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Adoor
— 1 night
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Palakkad
— 1 night
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Palani
— 1 night
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Madurai
— 2 nights
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Tenkasi
— 2 nights
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Munnar
— 2 nights
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Adoor

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Mar Thoma Syrian Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at Paliakkara Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Adoor online travel route planner.

Kochi (Cochin) to Adoor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. December in Adoor sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Palakkad.

Things to do in Adoor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palakkad

— 1 night

Gateway of Kerala

A trip to Palakkad takes you to an area known for being fertile, rich in animals and plant life, and surrounded by a superlative landscape.
On the 26th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Guruvayurappan Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalpathy Temple.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Palakkad trip maker site.

You can drive from Adoor to Palakkad in 6 hours. Traveling from Adoor in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Palakkad, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Palani.

Things to do in Palakkad

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Palani

— 1 night
Palani is a town and a municipality in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu, located about 100km north-west of Madurai, 100km South-east of Coimbatore, and 60km west of Dindigul. On the 27th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Idumban Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiru Avinankudi Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Periyanayaki Amman Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Palani trip planning site.

Drive from Palakkad to Palani in 2.5 hours. In December in Palani, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Palani

Historic Sites

Madurai

— 2 nights

Athens of the East

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 28th (Mon), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirupparankunram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Madurai route website.

You can drive from Palani to Madurai in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Tenkasi.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites · Tours

Tenkasi

— 2 nights
History of TenkasiTenkasi is one of the municipalities in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, India. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Thirumalai Kovil and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Tenkasi Kasi Viswanathar Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tenkasi trip planner.

Getting from Madurai to Tenkasi by car takes about 4 hours. In December in Tenkasi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Tenkasi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Munnar

— 2 nights

Southern Spice

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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and get great views at Munnar Hill Station.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Munnar road trip planning app.

You can drive from Tenkasi to Munnar in 7 hours. In December in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip