12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
5
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
6
Kovalam
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) day trip site.

Jabalpur to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Jabalpur in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam): temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Government Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, thendeepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, thenadmire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Jew Town, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner.

Drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in October, things will get a bit warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: stop by Tata Tea Outlet, thenexamine the collection at Tea Museum, and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Munnar online visit planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar by car takes about 4 hours. October in Munnar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

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nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Varkala Town (Varkala Light House & Varkala Beach). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Aazhimala Siva Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and head off the coast to Poovar Island.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Holy Land
Highlights from your plan
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, thenkick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marungoor Murugan Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kanyakumari road trip planner.

Getting from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. October in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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.
On the 15th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Hawa Beach and then contemplate the long history of Rock cut temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kovalam trip planner.

Getting from Kanyakumari to Kovalam by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Rock cut temple
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas & Wellness
Rock cut temple ©
Rock cut temple

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