13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
1
Pune
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Palakkad
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Chennai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Pune

2
nights
Pune

Pune ©
Pune has long enjoyed a reputation as a center of culture and commerce, with many dynastic rulers making the town central to their regional plans in the centuries before the British Raj.
Pune is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, walk around Pune Okayama Friendship Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Shaniwar Wada, and see the interesting displays at Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pune online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Pune. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Pune

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum ©
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
Aga Khan Palace ©
Aga Khan Palace

4
nights
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.
Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 9th (Thu) at some of the best spas. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take a stroll through Jew Town, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Pune to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Palakkad.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Spas Tours Historic Sites
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Spas
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

3
nights
Palakkad

Palakkad ©
A trip to Palakkad takes you to an area known for being fertile, rich in animals and plant life, and surrounded by a superlative landscape.
Palakkad is known for wildlife, historic sites, nature, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nelliyampathy Hills, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Palghat, and see human ingenuity at work at Malampuzha Garden and Dam.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Palakkad trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Palakkad takes 3.5 hours. May in Palakkad sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chennai.

Things to do in Palakkad

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu
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Malampuzha Garden and Dam ©
Malampuzha Garden and Dam
Seethargundu Viewpoint ©
Seethargundu Viewpoint
Jain Temple Palghat ©
Jain Temple Palghat

3
nights
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: DakshinaChitra Museum (in Muttukadu) and The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology (in Mahabalipuram). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Thome Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Besant Nagar Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chennai online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Palakkad to Chennai. Traveling from Palakkad in May, Chennai is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

DakshinaChitra Museum, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
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Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

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