6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Kumarakom
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Pallivasal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Athirappilly
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Lucknow


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Kumarakom

Kumarakom
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kumarakom trip itinerary builder tool .

Lucknow to Kumarakom is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lucknow in May: highs in Kumarakom hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Shopping Museums

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Revi Karunakaran Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip planning app .

Getting from Kumarakom to Alappuzha by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Jew Town, then admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planning app .

Drive from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pallivasal.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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nights
Pallivasal

Pallivasal ©
Pallivasal is a village in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Tata Tea Outlet, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, then take in the awesome beauty at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take a peaceful walk through Photo Point.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Pallivasal trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Pallivasal takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Athirappilly.

Things to do in Pallivasal

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Munnar
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
On the 11th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Thumboormuzhi Garden and then admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Waterfalls.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Athirappilly trip planner .

Drive from Pallivasal to Athirappilly in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Athirappilly Water Falls
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Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls
Thumboormuzhi Garden ©
Thumboormuzhi Garden

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