12 days in India Itinerary

12 days in India Itinerary

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12 days in India Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
1
Coimbatore
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Athirappilly
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Coimbatore

4
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Step out of the city life by going to Honey & Bee Museum and Mukurti Peak. Explore hidden gems such as Spas and Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Coimbatore: Parambikulam Tiger Reserve (in Palakkad) and Anamalai Wild Life Sanctuary (in Pollachi). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Gedee Car Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Nilgiri Biosphere Nature Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Siruvani Falls and Dam, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velliangiri Mountains.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Coimbatore. In July, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Anamalai Wild Life Sanctuary
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Velliangiri Mountains ©
Velliangiri Mountains
Nilgiri Biosphere Nature Park ©
Nilgiri Biosphere Nature Park
Mukurti Peak ©
Mukurti Peak

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 1st (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then head outdoors with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady journey planner .

Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Green Field Spices and Herbal Garden and then identify plant and animal life at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Meesapulimala.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Munnar tour planning site .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Athirappilly.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Meesapulimala
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Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Meesapulimala ©
Meesapulimala
Anamudi Peak ©
Anamudi Peak

2
nights
Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Illithodu and then identify plant and animal life at Paniyeli Poru.

Before you visit Athirappilly, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Athirappilly takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Athirappilly can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Illithodu, Paniyeli Poru
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Vazhachal Falls ©
Vazhachal Falls

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