5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Munnar
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady day trip website .

New Delhi to Thekkady is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

1
night
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 6th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Munnar trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Munnar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Edathua Church, make a trip to Kuttikattu Sree Bhadra Kali Devi Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

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Getting from Munnar to Alappuzha by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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 8th (Tue): deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

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Take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace

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