19 days in India Itinerary

19 days in India Itinerary

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19 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Kovalam
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Thenmala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kollam
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Oachira
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
9
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai


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1
night
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 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Napier Museum, stop by Ramachandran, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Sarwaa, stop by Keralashopee, then kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, and finally look for gifts at Ta Dah.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip tool .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Shopping Museums Outdoors
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Napier Museum ©
Napier Museum

2
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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.
On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Chowara Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kovalam day trip planning tool .

Kovalam is just a short distance from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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 16th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Sothavilai Beach.

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Traveling by car from Kovalam to Kanyakumari takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thenmala.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

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

1
night
Thenmala

Thenmala ©
Visitors on holiday in Thenmala discover the first planned eco-tourism site in the country.
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Thenmala holiday builder website .

Drive from Kanyakumari to Thenmala in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kollam.

Things to do in Thenmala

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary
Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple ©
Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple

1
night
Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Church, then see the interesting displays at Sardar Vallabhai Patel Police Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Thangassery Light House, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Thirumullavaram Beach.

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Traveling by car from Thenmala to Kollam takes 2 hours. In August in Kollam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Oachira.

Things to do in Kollam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thirumullavaram Beach ©
Thirumullavaram Beach
Thangassery Light House ©
Thangassery Light House
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church

1
night
Oachira

Oachira ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): kick back and relax at Azheekal Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Krishnapuram Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Oachira Parabrahma Temple.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oachira trip maker .

Drive from Kollam to Oachira in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Oachira

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Krishnapuram Palace, Azheekal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Oachira Parabrahma Temple ©
Oachira Parabrahma Temple
Azheekal Beach ©
Azheekal Beach
Krishnapuram Palace ©
Krishnapuram Palace

2
nights
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mararikulam Sree Mahadeva Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Forane Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Orthodox Church.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kumarakom travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Oachira to Kumarakom in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kumarakom are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cherthala, St. George Orthodox Church
Highlights from your plan
St. George Orthodox Church ©
St. George Orthodox Church
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
St. Mary's Forane Church ©
St. Mary's Forane Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Kerala Backwaters. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Alappuzha Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip planner.

Getting from Kumarakom to Alappuzha by car takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kerala Backwaters, Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

3
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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.
For shopping fun, head to LuLu Mall or Kochi Books. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paradesi Synagogue and St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Jew Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Salem Marthoma Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, and contemplate the long history of St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) road trip planner.

You can take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex

2
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 27th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory, look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, see the interesting displays at INTERPRETATION CENTRE Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the long history of Shiny Tours & Travals, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Thekkady vacation builder website .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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