6 days in South India Itinerary

6 days in South India Itinerary

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6 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and KIzhunna Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ezhara Beach, stroll through Chal Beach Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sundareswara Temple.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kannur driving holiday website .

Bengaluru to Kannur is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kannur

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Azhikode
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach
Ezhara Beach ©
Ezhara Beach

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 22nd (Mon): explore the activities along Kayamkulam Lake, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then stroll through Marari Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Kannur to Alappuzha in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In July, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 23rd (Tue): get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Thekkady trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Alappuzha to Thekkady by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Kovalam holiday site .

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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