4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Pune

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue and then explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning tool .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

1
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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.
On the 1st (Wed), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 2nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake.

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Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

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

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