15 days in South India Itinerary

15 days in South India Itinerary

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15 days in South India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Kasaragod
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Guruvayur
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Kovalam
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) online trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New Delhi in June, you will find days in Mysuru (Mysore) are much colder (31°C), and nights are little chillier (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

1
day
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
On the 10th (Mon), stroll through Bekal Beach, then expand your understanding of the military at Bekal Fort, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kappil Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kasaragod attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kasaragod takes 5.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kasaragod can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bekal
Highlights from your plan
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Chal Beach Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Azhikkal Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Choottad Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kannur day trip planner .

Drive from Kasaragod to Kannur in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Azhikode
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

1
day
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Guruvayur tour planning app .

Getting from Kannur to Guruvayur by car takes about 5.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Guruvayur are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Parthasarathy Temple ©
Parthasarathy Temple

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.
Paradesi Synagogue and St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Ernakulam will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Marari Beach and Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach. Step out of Kochi (Cochin) to go to Mararikulam and see Mararikulam Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach and don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) sightseeing planner.

Getting from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mararikulam
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

4
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.
Visit Kovalam Beach and Chowara Beach for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple are in your itinerary. Explore Kovalam's surroundings by going to Shanghumukham Beach (in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)) and Varkala (Varkala Beach & Kappil Beach). There's much more to do: stroll through Lighthouse Beach, kick back and relax at Adimalathura Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam road trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Varkala Town, Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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