11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

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.
To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning website .

Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in June; daily highs in Kochi (Cochin) reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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.
On the 11th (Tue), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Munnar travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Climbing Tours

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 13th (Thu), get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Thekkady online trip builder .

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alappuzha online travel route planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Alappuzha by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
On the 16th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kottathavalam, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, and finally don't miss a visit to Kumaranalloor.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kumarakom trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kumarakom in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kottayam
Highlights from your plan
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam tour planner .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Kovalam in 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) holiday maker site .

Getting from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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