13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Vagamon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Kuwait City

2
nights
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 3rd (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Ooty Lake, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and then get great views at Shooting Point.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sightseeing planning app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Ooty (Udhagamandalam). While traveling from Kuwait City, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and relax in the rural setting at Spice Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Thekkady by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vagamon.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

2
nights
Vagamon

Vagamon ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pattumala Matha Church, then take in the awesome beauty at Barren Hills, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vagamon Kurisumala. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Vagamon Lake, then don't miss a visit to Vagamon Pine Forest, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vagamon Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mundakayam Ghat.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vagamon trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Vagamon in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Vagamon

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barren Hills ©
Barren Hills
Pattumala Matha Church ©
Pattumala Matha Church
Vagamon Kurisumala ©
Vagamon Kurisumala

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Kakkathuruthu Island, don't miss a visit to Kuttikattu Sree Bhadra Kali Devi Temple, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha route builder tool .

Drive from Vagamon to Alappuzha in 3 hours. August in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Kochi (Cochin) is known for historic sites, shopping, beaches, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning app .

You can take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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