5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Ahmedabad

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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 7th (Sun): view the masterpieces at David Hall Gallery & Cafe, browse the exhibits of Kashi Art Gallery, and then look for gifts at Waltons Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Kerala Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall.

For reviews and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip planning tool .

Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ahmedabad in July, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Parks
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Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip planner .

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church.

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Traveling by bus from Alappuzha to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 11th (Thu), shop like a local with Abraham's Spice Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

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