14 days in India Itinerary

14 days in India Itinerary

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14 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  8​h
1
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Kodaikanal
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
train:  2​h
7
Kovalam
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)


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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.
Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, examine the collection at Tea Museum, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar day trip planning site .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Munnar is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. October in Munnar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, admire all the interesting features of Spice Cloud, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Thekkady holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look for gifts at The Cocoa Bean, then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, then go for a walk through Coakers Walk, and finally explore the activities along Kodaikanal Lake.

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Getting from Thekkady to Kodaikanal by car takes about 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kodaikanal are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest

1
night
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Yoga Narasimhar Temple.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Madurai itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Madurai in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
On the 16th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, stroll the grounds of Kalam National Memorial, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rameswaram online trip planner .

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
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 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari trip planner .

You can drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kovalam: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) (Napier Museum & Thiruvananthapuram Zoo) and Holy Land (in Chalakudy). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kovalam trip planner .

Traveling by train from Kanyakumari to Kovalam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Holy Land
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

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