6 days in South India Itinerary

6 days in South India Itinerary

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6 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Kodagu (Coorg)
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mysore District
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
5
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kodagu (Coorg) journey maker website .

Mumbai to Kodagu (Coorg) is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mysore District.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Abbi Falls ©
Abbi Falls

1
night
Mysore District

Mysore District ©
Mysore District is an administrative district located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas).

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mysore District road trip planning website .

You can drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Mysore District in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Mysore District, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysore District

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

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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.
On the 11th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Mysore District to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mysore District in August: highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak

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Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kovalam road trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kovalam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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