34 days in India Itinerary

34 days in India Itinerary

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34 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 4 nights
bus:  30​min
3
Coonoor
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Coimbatore
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Kodaikanal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Madurai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
8
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Kottayam
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Hyderabad


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5
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.
Get outdoors at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary and Outback Adventures. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) and Sea Shell Museum. Step out of Mysuru (Mysore) with an excursion to Shivasamudram Falls in Belakavadi--about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and don't miss a visit to Namdroling Monastery.

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Hyderabad to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in June, expect Mysuru (Mysore) to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Shivasamudram Falls, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Namdroling Monastery ©
Namdroling Monastery
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

4
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tea Museum and Mini Car Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Stephen's Church and Venkateshwara Perumal Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve (in Bandipur), Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary (in Muthanga) and Moyar River (in Mudumalai). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, look for gifts at Higginbotham's Bookstore, contemplate the waterfront views at Pykara Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Murugan Temple.

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Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Coonoor.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Moyar River
Highlights from your plan
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Coonoor

Coonoor ©
A small town up in the hills, Coonoor has a wealth of scenic sights and pleasant urban places of interest.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): tee off at Wellington Gymkhana Club Golf Course, then stop by The Shop, and then pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Coonoor day trip planning site .

Coonoor is very close to Ooty (Udhagamandalam). When traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Coonoor, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Coonoor

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
The Shop ©
The Shop

6
nights
Coimbatore

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Get some historical perspective at Kalpathy Temple and Marudamalai Temple. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gedee Car Museum and G.D. Naidu Industrial Exhibition. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coimbatore: Palakkad (Parambikulam Tiger Reserve & Dhoni Waterfalls) and Mannarkkad (Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu & Meenvallam Water Falls). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Brookefields Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, pause for some photo ops at Adiyogi Shiva, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Coimbatore road trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Coonoor to Coimbatore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Palakkad, Mannarkkad
Highlights from your plan
Marudamalai Temple ©
Marudamalai Temple
Dhyanalinga ©
Dhyanalinga
Meenvallam Water Falls ©
Meenvallam Water Falls

3
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Visiting Kodaikanal Lake and Guna Cave will get you outdoors. Visit Kurinji Andavar Temple and Dolmen Circle for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: stop by The Cocoa Bean, go for a walk through Coakers Walk, explore the activities along Berijam Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal trip maker app .

You can drive from Coimbatore to Kodaikanal in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Coimbatore in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kodaikanal, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar Temple

2
nights
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aayiram Kaal Mandapam, and then see the interesting displays at Gandhi Memorial Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazhamudhir Solai, step into the grandiose world of Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koodal Azhagar Temple, then look for gifts at Prema Vilas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Madurai trip planner .

Drive from Kodaikanal to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), stroll through Kovalam Beach, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally examine the collection at Kuthira Malika. On your second day here, examine the collection at Napier Museum, see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) road trip app .

Getting from Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madurai in July: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then stop by Tata Tea Outlet, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Thekkady online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
The Periyar Interpretation Centre ©
The Periyar Interpretation Centre
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple

2
nights
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Mozart Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Kumarakom Craft Museum, then see the interesting displays at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Knanaya Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kumarakom Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and then take in the exciting artwork at Clay Art Cafe.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kottayam sightseeing planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Kottayam by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Kumarakom
Highlights from your plan
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, get engrossed in the history at Kerala Folklore Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally don't miss a visit to Jew Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, then stroll through Cherai Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

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