6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planning site .

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) when traveling from Mumbai in December, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple ©
Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple

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night
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kanyakumari tour itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kanyakumari in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Thekkady takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) 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
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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey, make a trip to Kuttikattu Sree Bhadra Kali Devi Temple, then stroll through Alappuzha Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip builder site .

Getting from Munnar to Alappuzha by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Jain Temple, Alleppey ©
Jain Temple, Alleppey

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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 6th (Fri): wander the streets of Jew Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then gain insight 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 find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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