7 days in South India Itinerary

7 days in South India Itinerary

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7 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  2​h 15​min
2
Thrissur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Dubai

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in October, with highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Thrissur.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Beach
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Kauthuka Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thrissur online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thrissur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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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 24th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Thekkady road trip planner.

Getting from Thrissur to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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