7 days in South India Itinerary

7 days in South India Itinerary

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7 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Pune

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 27th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall and then take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery. On the next day, examine the collection at Celebrity Wax Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Kerala Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, then take a stroll through Jew Town, and finally take an in-depth tour of Antique Museum Kochi.

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Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. May in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum

2
nights
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 29th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium, see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, then look for gifts at Parthas, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Napier Museum ©
Napier Museum

2
nights
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 31st (Fri): look and learn at Green land spice garden, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, look for gifts at Kerala Crafts, then take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, then examine the collection at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, then take a peaceful walk through Periyar Tiger Reserve forest, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Thekkady itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
Kerala Crafts ©
Kerala Crafts
The Periyar Interpretation Centre ©
The Periyar Interpretation Centre

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, then stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping Museums Spas
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Spas

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