31 days in South India Itinerary

31 days in South India Itinerary

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31 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Pathanamthitta
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Thrissur
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Kannur
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
9
Munnar
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

3
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.
Take a break from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) with a short trip to Kovalam Beach in Kovalam, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Playaza. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. August in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Playaza ©
Playaza
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach

3
nights
Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta ©
Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. Get out of town with these interesting Pathanamthitta side-trips: Parumala Church (in Thiruvalla), Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple (in Mavelikara) and Chengannur Mahadeva Temple (in Chengannur). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valiyakoikal Temple, take a peaceful walk through Konni Forest Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Ecumenical Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Achankovil River.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pathanamthitta trip maker tool .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Pathanamthitta in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pathanamthitta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chengannur Mahadeva Temple, Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple, Parumala Church
Highlights from your plan

4
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Green land spice garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady route builder app .

Traveling by car from Pathanamthitta to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

4
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thumboormuzhi Garden (in Athirappilly) and Guruvayur (Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, Guruvayur Temple, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Waterfalls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, and get your game on at Kauthuka Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thrissur online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thrissur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Thumboormuzhi Garden
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple

4
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.
Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu) and Sree Ramaswami Temple (in Thalassery). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Mridanga Saileswari Temple, stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trichambaram Sree Krishna Temple.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kannur attractions planning website .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sree Ramaswami Temple, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Ezharakund Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Spas
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple ©
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) visit website .

You can drive from Kannur to Mysuru (Mysore) in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

2
nights
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 29th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, walk around Cubbon Park, then shop like a local with UB City, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bengaluru trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru in 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 34°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

5
nights
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 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Munnar itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Bengaluru to Munnar takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Munnar

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

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