6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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 23rd (Sat): stop by ViaKerala Shop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) itinerary planning website .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, Kochi (Cochin) is somewhat warmer than New Delhi - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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 25th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Revi Karunakaran Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alappuzha travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

1
night
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 26th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

2
nights
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 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, get outside with Ideal Safari, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. March in Munnar sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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