11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
4
Alappuzha
— Few hours
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
6
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
7
Rameswaram
— 1 day
8
Madurai
— 1 night

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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 (Thu): don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: highs in Kochi (Cochin) hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Munnar.
Highlights from your plan
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, and stop by Tata Tea Outlet.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Munnar using our trip planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. December in Munnar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): 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 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, thenexplore the activities along Periyar Lake, thenget great views at Chellarcovil View Point, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

few
hours
Alappuzha

Alappuzha
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) journey planner.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Nature Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

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nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, thenkick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Xavier Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Padmanabhapuram Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, thensee the interesting displays at Kanyakumari Wax Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gandhi Memorial, and finally stroll through Sunset View Point.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari trip planning site.

You can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil ©
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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day
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, thenkick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach Point, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rameswaram driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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night
Madurai

Madurai ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Gandhi Memorial Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Madurai journey builder tool.

You can drive from Rameswaram to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Madurai can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Gandhi Memorial Museum ©
Gandhi Memorial Museum

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