4 days in South India Itinerary

4 days in South India Itinerary

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4 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

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 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Muthalapozhi.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) visit planning tool .

Chandigarh to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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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 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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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.
On the 12th (Sun), admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then wander the streets of Jew Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online trip maker .

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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