22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Athirappilly
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Pothamedu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Chinnakanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
End: Kochi (Cochin)


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3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica and Vallarpadam Church. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fort Kochi Beach. Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 11th (Tue) at some of the best spas. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , admire the striking features of Jeevamatha Church, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and browse the exhibits of Kerala Folklore Museum.

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If you are flying in from France, the closest major airport is Cochin International Airport. In February in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Athirappilly.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

4
nights
Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
Take a break from the city and head to Paniyeli Poru and Charpa Waterfall. Explore Athirappilly's surroundings by going to Kaddipuram Beach (in Kodungallur), Kodanand Elephant Training Centre (in Kodanad) and Malayattoor (Malayattoor Church, St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, & more).

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athirappilly holiday maker website .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Athirappilly in 2 hours. In February in Athirappilly, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Malayattoor, Kaddipuram Beach, Kodanand Elephant Training Centre, Paniyeli Poru
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Kodanand Elephant Training Centre ©
Kodanand Elephant Training Centre
Charpa Waterfall ©
Charpa Waterfall
Vazhachal Falls ©
Vazhachal Falls

3
nights
Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
Escape the urban bustle at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park and Lakkam Waterfalls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pothamedu: Nallamudi View point (in Valparai) and Marayoor Sandalwood Forest (in Marayur).

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Traveling by car from Athirappilly to Pothamedu takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chinnakanal.

Things to do in Pothamedu

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Munnar, Nallamudi View point, Marayoor Sandalwood Forest, Lakkam Waterfalls
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Marayoor Sandalwood Forest ©
Marayoor Sandalwood Forest
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Nallamudi View point ©
Nallamudi View point

3
nights
Chinnakanal

Chinnakanal ©
Chinnakanal is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin's Nose and Chinnakanel Water Falls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Meesapulimala and Kolukkumalai Tea Estate. Get out of town with these interesting Chinnakanal side-trips: Kodaikanal (Christ the King Church, Pine Forest, & more) and Palani Hills (in Palani). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Anayirankal Dam Reservoir, look for all kinds of wild species at Echo Point, and Head underground at Swiftlet Cave Munnar.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chinnakanal holiday app .

Getting from Pothamedu to Chinnakanal by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Chinnakanal

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kodaikanal, Echo Point, Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, Meesapulimala
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Meesapulimala ©
Meesapulimala
Echo Point ©
Echo Point
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Periyar Lake. On the 23rd (Sun), revel in the low prices at Hachi Chocolate Homemade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady travel planner.

Traveling by car from Chinnakanal to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
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.
Visiting Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Subramanya Swami Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kerala Backwaters, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

1
night
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at ViaKerala Shop and then take a stroll through Jew Town.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) route planner .

You can take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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