7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Thrissur
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h
5
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: London

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 3rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe and then take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, then browse the exhibits of Kerala Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) travel route planner.

London, UK to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to India Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours. In December, Kochi (Cochin) is warmer than London - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Parks
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Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

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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 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, kick back and relax at Marari Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Sobha City Mall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kauthuka Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Thrissur online day trip planner .

Drive from Alappuzha to Thrissur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thrissur

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Kauthuka Park ©
Kauthuka Park
Sobha City Mall ©
Sobha City Mall
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple ©
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at Sarwaa.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kovalam trip site .

Do a combination of train and flight from Thrissur to Kovalam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Spas

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. December in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra

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