8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  7 h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Thekkady
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
4
Munnar
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Pune

2
nights
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.
Let the collections at Kashi Art Gallery and Buddha Gallery capture your imagination. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, add some entertainment to your itinerary with See India Foundation Kathakali Theater, and look for gifts at Shabab Perfumes.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Pune to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums Shopping Nightlife
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Kashi Art Gallery ©
Kashi Art Gallery
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis
See India Foundation Kathakali Theater ©

1
night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Marari Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

few
hours
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
You've now added Abraham's Spice Garden to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Abraham's Spice Garden.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Thekkady takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Shopping
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Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Punnarnava Cultural Center as well as Thirumeny Cultural Centre. Get some cultural insight at Tea Museum and Muniyara - Anakottapara park. The adventure continues: stop by Tata Tea Outlet and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Munnar tour planner .

You can take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Nightlife Parks Nature
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Thirumeny Cultural Centre ©
Thirumeny Cultural Centre
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

1
day
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
On the 7th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum and then make a trip to Jew Town.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums Neighborhoods
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Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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