11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Kerala trip itinerary maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
train:  1​h 15​min
1
Thrissur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Athirappilly
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

1
night
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, and then admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Water Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Thrissur online trip itinerary builder .

Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Thrissur can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Athirappilly.

Things to do in Thrissur

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple ©
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple

1
night
Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Vazhachal Falls, then take in nature's colorful creations at Thumboormuzhi Garden, and then admire the sheer force of Charpa Waterfall.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Athirappilly trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Athirappilly takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Athirappilly

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Charpa Waterfall ©
Charpa Waterfall
Thumboormuzhi Garden ©
Thumboormuzhi Garden
Vazhachal Falls ©
Vazhachal Falls

1
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 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) tour site .

You can drive from Athirappilly to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

2
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.
You've now added Lockheart gap to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, and take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Munnar online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Periyar National Park. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Periyar National Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Thekkady holiday planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
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 7th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kovalam trip maker site .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

Similar Plans

13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM LEBANON September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Kochi (Cochin), Munnar & Alappuzha BY A USER FROM INDIA September, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in India BY A USER FROM LEBANON September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA September, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Kochi (Cochin) BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans