11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Kovalam
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Alappuzha
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kovalam: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) (Poovar Island, Napier Museum, & more) and Varkala Beach (in Varkala). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kovalam online tour planner .

New Delhi to Kovalam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Delhi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Kovalam, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Varkala Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

1
night
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 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Kovalam to Kanyakumari in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, then take in the views from Pamban bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rameswaram trip planner .

Drive from Kanyakumari to Rameswaram in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Rameswaram

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Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

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 9th (Sat), stop by Tata Tea Outlet, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On your second day here, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar route planner.

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Munnar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 11th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady journey tool .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 12th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Kuttikattu Sree Bhadra Kali Devi Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Edathua Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Alappuzha online itinerary builder .

Getting from Thekkady to Alappuzha by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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