11 days in South India Itinerary

11 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock India trip planner

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive
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Madikeri
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Bus
4
Alappuzha
— 4 nights
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

— 2 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Muniswarar Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Ayyappan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church, then explore the activities along Ooty Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at CSI St Thomas Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkateshwara Perumal Temple.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online holiday planner.

Mumbai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in December: highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Madikeri.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Madikeri

— 3 nights
Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kukke Shree Subramanya Temple and Talakaveri. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hosaligamma Shrine and Raja's Tomb. Venture out of the city with trips to Talakaveri Temple (in Talacauvery), Sri Bhagandeshwara Temple (in Bhagamandala) and Shringeri Mutt (in Subramanya). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Abbi Falls and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwara Temple.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Madikeri trip planner.

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Madikeri in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Madikeri

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Munnar

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Carmelgiri Botanical Garden, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Munnar tour builder.

You can fly from Madikeri to Munnar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Museums

Alappuzha

— 4 nights

Venice of the East

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral and St. George Orthodox Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Parumala Church and Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Alappuzha: Kottayam (Vaikom Mahadeva Temple & Kottayam Cheriapally), St. Mary's Forane Church Pulincunnoo (in Pulinkunnu) and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at Edathua Church.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alappuzha vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Munnar to Alappuzha in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips