6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Munnar
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
3
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
+2
subway + taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
day
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 10th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar itinerary planning site .

Mumbai to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Munnar when traveling from Mumbai in March, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Thekkady trip builder website .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple

2
nights
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 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Alappuzha day trip planner .

Drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and then make a trip to Jew Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip website .

You can take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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