8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

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

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Idukki Dam and then take in the awesome beauty at Kalvari Mount.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip planner .

New Delhi to Thekkady is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Idukki
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Idukki Dam ©
Idukki Dam
Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, and then kick back and relax at Kumarakom Beach.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kumarakom online visit planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Kumarakom by car takes about 3.5 hours. September in Kumarakom sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

2
nights
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 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, and then stroll through Mararikulam Beach. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Forane Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and finally enjoy the sea views from Alappuzha Lighthouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip maker .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Alappuzha in an hour. September in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Mararikulam Beach
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Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

2
nights
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 24th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Anamudi Peak and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls and then take some stellar pictures from Lockheart gap.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Munnar trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Alappuzha to Munnar by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Climbing Tours
Lockheart gap ©
Lockheart gap
Anamudi Peak ©
Anamudi Peak

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