8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Kumarakom
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: New Delhi

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.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Munnar sightseeing planner.

New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from New Delhi, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Munnar, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
On the 21st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kumarakom Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam .

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kumarakom trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kumarakom in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Bay Island Driftwood Museum
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then head outdoors with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Thekkady day trip planning website .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

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