7 days in South India Itinerary

7 days in South India Itinerary

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7 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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hours
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
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Kolkata (Calcutta) to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)

1
day
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 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Antique Museum Kochi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then take in the exciting artwork at David Hall Gallery & Cafe, then take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, and finally explore the galleries of Kerala Folklore Museum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kochi (Cochin) in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in December; daily highs in Kochi (Cochin) reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, and finally admire the sheer force of Keezharkuthu Falls.

For where to stay and more tourist information, use the Munnar day trip planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. December in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 28th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, then see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally examine the collection at Kuthira Malika. On the next day, get curious at Kerala Science and Technology Museum, then examine the collection at Priyadarshini Planetarium, then examine the collection at Napier Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Shri Chitra Art Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

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