10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

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10 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, stroll through Kovalam Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

2
nights
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 23rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, and then look and learn at Green land spice garden.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
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 25th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Munnar tour planning tool .

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): get your game on at Plug And Play Gaming Lounge, make a trip to Kadamattom Chruch, take a stroll through Jew Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Karingachira Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Getting from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 28th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas).

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) online route planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in November, things will get a bit cooler in Mysuru (Mysore): highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

2
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, shop like a local with UB City, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally stroll around Cubbon Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bengaluru travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Cubbon Park ©
Cubbon Park

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