7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
1
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
train:  2​h
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
5
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
6
Munnar
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
End: Guwahati

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then explore the galleries of Green land spice garden, and finally get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Thekkady tour planner .

Guwahati to Thekkady is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

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

1
night
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ayya Vaikundar Nizhal Thangal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Xavier Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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 5th (Sat), kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kovalam trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Kanyakumari to Kovalam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

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.
On the 6th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Jew Town, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) travel planner.

You can fly from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Edathua Church, then make a trip to Kuttikattu Sree Bhadra Kali Devi Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha online vacation planner .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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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 8th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar day trip site .

Traveling by bus from Alappuzha to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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