8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
1
Goa
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  8 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
5
Courtallam
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Goa tour planner.

New Delhi to Goa is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: highs in Goa hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Animal Shelter Agonda ©
Animal Shelter Agonda

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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 12th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Carmelgiri Botanical Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then take a peaceful walk through Photo Point. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munnar trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Goa to Munnar takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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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 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey, then kick back and relax at Marari Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha route maker app.

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, then stop by Jai's King Star, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Alappuzha to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Courtallam.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Government Botanical Garden
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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

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Courtallam

Courtallam ©
Kuttralam or Kuttalam, Spa of South India, is a panchayat town situated at a mean elevation of 160m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, India. On the 16th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Chenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Courtallam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Courtallam takes 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Courtallam

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Thenmala
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Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple ©
Aryankavu Ayyappa Temple

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