7 days in South India Itinerary

7 days in South India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Munnar
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bengaluru. May in Bengaluru sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden

2
nights
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 27th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Antony's Shrine and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kochi (Cochin), with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stroll through Kovalam Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, thenexamine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

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Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kovalam are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 30th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, thenexplore the activities along Periyar Lake, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Philip's Natural Honey And Bee Farm, thensee the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally experience rural life at Spice Walk.

Plan my day in Thekkady using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, thentake some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Munnar trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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