4 days in India Itinerary

4 days in India Itinerary

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4 days in India Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Train:  45​min
2
Varkala Town
— Few hours
Train + Taxi:  3​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv


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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 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) road trip site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in November: high temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Varkala Town.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Museums
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

few
hours
Varkala Town

Varkala Town
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Varkala Town trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Varkala Town takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Varkala Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. You will leave for Thekkady on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Varkala Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip app .

Do a combination of train and taxi from Varkala Town to Thekkady in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
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 3rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and then deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary site .

Drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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