16 days in South India Itinerary

16 days in South India Itinerary

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Hyderabad
— 2 nights
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
3
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
5
Munnar
— 3 nights
6
Thekkady
— 2 nights
7
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights

2
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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir, then hunt for treasures at Laad Bazaar, then admire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Divya Saketam. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Golconda Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, then appreciate the history behind Charminar, and finally stop by Modi Pearls.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hyderabad, use our trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Hyderabad is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to India Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get warmer in Hyderabad: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort

2
nights
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 29th (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at Gully Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden, then stop by Adil & Azam, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary site.

Getting from Hyderabad to Mysuru (Mysore) by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in July, with highs in Mysuru (Mysore) at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Gully Tours ©
Gully Tours

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Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then stroll around Cubbon Park, and finally wander the streets of Commercial Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Omkareshwarar Temple, take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, then get curious at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with UB City.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bengaluru day trip website.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Mysuru (Mysore), expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bengaluru, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Cubbon Park ©
Cubbon Park

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): wander the streets of Jew Town, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jeevamatha Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then get around town with Remarkable Tuk Tuk Tours, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kadavum Bagam Synagogue.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours · Shopping · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

3
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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 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's much more to do: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and delve into the lush surroundings at Photo Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Munnar day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then add some adventure to your tour with Green Kerala Tours & Travels, and finally take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thekkady sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

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

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at Sarwaa.

Before you visit Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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