5 days in South India Itinerary

5 days in South India Itinerary

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5 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  16​h
End: Sydney

1
day
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 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Sydney to Kochi (Cochin) due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

2
nights
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 12th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady vacation planning website .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Thekkady in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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