6 days in South India Itinerary

6 days in South India Itinerary

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6 days in South India Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary maker website .

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Delhi in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 3rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

Make your Thekkady itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Munnar driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

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
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 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, explore and take pictures at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ernakulatthappan Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) tour builder app .

Drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. May in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) 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
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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