6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
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New Delhi
— 1 day
Fly + Taxi:  5​h 45​min
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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New Delhi

New Delhi
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New Delhi road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Delhi. In March, daytime highs in New Delhi are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will leave for Ooty (Udhagamandalam) on the 9th (Sat).

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Delhi to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in March; daily highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) reach 41°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 11th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally look and learn at Green land spice garden.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Thekkady takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Munnar online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 2 hours. March in Munnar sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

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

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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.
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip builder app .

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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