20 days in India & Kunigami-son Itinerary

20 days in India & Kunigami-son Itinerary

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20 days in India & Kunigami-son Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Kunigami-son, Japan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
2
Leh, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Coimbatore, India
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Coonoor, India
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Chennai, India
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Coimbatore, India
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Kothamangalam, India
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Kalady, India
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Chennai, India


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1
night
Kunigami-son, Japan

Kunigami-son ©
Although the village of Kunigami-son spreads across a large area, it remains sparsely populated, with lots of wild land protected from development.
Michi-no-Eki Yuiyui Kunigami has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get answers to all your questions at Michi-no-Eki Yuiyui Kunigami, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hiji Waterfall, and then kick back and relax at Okuma Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Daisekirinzan and then get great views at Cape Hedo.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kunigami-son day trip planning site .

Chennai (Madras), India to Kunigami-son is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 3 hours. While traveling from Chennai (Madras), expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Kunigami-son, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Kunigami-son

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Daisekirinzan ©
Daisekirinzan
Okuma Beach ©
Okuma Beach
Hiji Waterfall ©
Hiji Waterfall

2
nights
Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
On the 5th (Sat), admire the striking features of Leh Royal Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, and finally stop by De Pashmina Emporium. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phyang Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, then explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, and finally don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Leh online trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kunigami-son to Leh. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to India Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame
Magnetic Hill ©
Magnetic Hill
Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery

2
nights
Coimbatore, India

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition, Poorna Ayur, Nehru Stadium, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Nehru Stadium, examine the collection at G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marudhamalai Hill Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Subramanyar Thirukoil Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marudamalai Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Poorna Ayur, then see the interesting displays at Gedee Car Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kovai Kutralam Falls, and finally browse the different shops at Fun City Mall.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coimbatore online visit planner .

Chennai (Madras) to Coimbatore is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, Coimbatore is a bit cooler than Chennai (Madras) - with highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coonoor.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arulmigu Subramanyar Thirukoil Temple
Highlights from your plan
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple ©
Eachanari Vinayagar Temple
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple ©

2
nights
Coonoor, India

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Wellington Gymkhana Club Golf Course has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Dolphin's Nose, take in nature's colorful creations at Sim`s Park, and then tee off at Wellington Gymkhana Club Golf Course. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Highfield Tea Factory, get great views at Lamb's Rock, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tiger Hill Cemetery, then look for gifts at Green Shop, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Coonoor road trip planner .

Getting from Coimbatore to Coonoor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Coonoor can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chennai (Madras).

Things to do in Coonoor

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tiger Hill Cemetery ©
Tiger Hill Cemetery
Sim`s Park ©
Sim`s Park
Dolphin's Nose ©
Dolphin's Nose

4
nights
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kids will enjoy Marina Beach and Besant Nagar Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Sea Shore Temple, Krishna's Butter Ball, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, take a stroll through Fort St. George, and admire the landmark architecture of San Thome Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chennai trip planning site .

Getting from Coonoor to Chennai by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Coonoor in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chennai, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
Highlights from your plan
Sea Shore Temple ©
Sea Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

4
nights
Coimbatore, India

Coimbatore ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shooting Point, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, ISKCON Coimbatore, and other attractions you added. Venture out of the city with trips to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) (Pykara Lake, Ooty Lake, & more). Explore Coimbatore further: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga Temple and buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall.

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You can fly from Chennai (Madras) to Coimbatore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai (Madras) in May: high temperatures in Coimbatore hover around 40°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Kothamangalam.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point
Highlights from your plan
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

1
night
Kothamangalam, India

Kothamangalam ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary.

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Traveling by car from Coimbatore to Kothamangalam takes 4.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kothamangalam can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kalady.

Things to do in Kothamangalam

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary ©
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

1
night
Kalady, India

Kalady ©
Kalady or Kaladi is a census town located east of the Periyar river, in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India, not far from Cochin International Airport. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kodanand Elephant Training Centre, and then appreciate the history behind Sri Adi Sankara Keerthi Sthamba Mandapam. Keep things going the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Thumboormuzhy Dam, take in the views from Marthanda Varma Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Krishna Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Adi Shancharachaya Temple.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kalady trip builder .

Drive from Kothamangalam to Kalady in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Kalady can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kochi (Cochin), Thumboormuzhy Dam, Kodanand Elephant Training Centre
Highlights from your plan
Thumboormuzhy Dam ©
Thumboormuzhy Dam
Kodanand Elephant Training Centre ©
Kodanand Elephant Training Centre
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara ©
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara

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