7 days in South India Itinerary

7 days in South India Itinerary

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7 days in South India Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Thrissur
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church and then kick back and relax at Njarackal Arattuvazhi Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker .

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. Traveling from London in August, things will get a bit warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can take a train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

2
nights
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 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Vadanapilly Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arattupuzha Sree Sastha Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Thrissur itinerary planning app .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, Vadanapilly Beach
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Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Thrissur to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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