8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
flight:  5​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
flight:  7​h
End: Hyderabad

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Swiftlet Cave Munnar and then take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Munnar online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In August in Munnar, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady travel planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Mangala Devi Temple ©
Mangala Devi Temple
Mangladevi Temple ©
Mangladevi Temple

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.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Alappuzha attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

1
night
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) online travel route builder .

Take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex

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