7 days in South India Itinerary

7 days in South India Itinerary

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7 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
1
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Alappuzha
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h
4
Bengaluru
— Few hours
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Gokarna
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Indore

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Thekkady trip planner .

Indore to Thekkady is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

few
hours
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 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach, stroll through Kovalam Beach, and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kovalam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

few
hours
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.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kovalam to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Bengaluru is slightly colder than Kovalam - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gokarna.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden

2
nights
Gokarna

Gokarna ©
The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kudle Beach and then kick back and relax at Om Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gokarna travel planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bengaluru to Gokarna in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gokarna

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Half Moon Beach ©
Half Moon Beach
Om Beach ©
Om Beach

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