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 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then stop by ViaKerala Shop.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New Delhi in March, with highs in Kochi (Cochin) at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis
Salem Marthoma Church ©
Salem Marthoma Church

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): enjoy the sea views from Alappuzha Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, 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.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Munnar trip planner .

Getting from Alappuzha to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

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

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. On your second day here, examine the collection at Napier Museum, kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally steep yourself in history at Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In March in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

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