11 days in India Itinerary

11 days in India Itinerary

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11 days in India Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Coimbatore
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Nagpur

3
nights
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.
Visit Cherai Beach and Fort Kochi Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jew Town and Paradesi Synagogue. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online route maker .

Nagpur to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 21.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nagpur in April, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

2
nights
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 16th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Revi Karunakaran Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Alappuzha Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha vacation planner .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mararikulam
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Mistletoe art Gallery, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and finally get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar trip site .

Drive from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. In April in Munnar, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Munnar

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kurinji Andavar Temple, explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake, then browse for treasures at Dynasty, and finally take a peaceful walk through Pine Forest.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kodaikanal trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Munnar to Kodaikanal in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple

1
night
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
On the 21st (Sun), browse the different shops at Brookefields Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudamalai Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga Temple.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coimbatore trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Kodaikanal to Coimbatore takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Coimbatore, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga
Brookefields Mall ©
Brookefields Mall

1
night
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
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 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) route site .

Drive from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Coimbatore in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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