9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Kodaikanal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Kumarakom
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip tool .

New Delhi to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from New Delhi, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Wildlife Nature
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MacIvor's Bund
MacIvor's Bund
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
St. Stephen's Church
St. Stephen's Church

2
nights
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Subrahmanya Temple (Kartikeya Temple), contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurinji Andavar Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kuzhanthai Velappar temple, delve into the distant past at Dolmen Circle, stop by The Cocoa Bean, examine the collection at Shembaganur Museum of Natural History, then go for a walk through Coakers Walk, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kodaikanal using our trip planner.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In June, Kodaikanal is a bit warmer than Ooty (Udhagamandalam) - with highs of 40°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Kurinji Andavar Temple ©
Kurinji Andavar 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.
On the 13th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and finally browse the exhibits of Mistletoe art Gallery. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar online trip maker .

You can drive from Kodaikanal to Munnar in 4 hours. Traveling from Kodaikanal in June, expect nights in Munnar to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

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Climbing Tours
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Hachi Chocolate Homemade and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Thekkady travel tool .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, then examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kumarakom route builder tool .

Getting from Thekkady to Kumarakom by car takes about 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kumarakom are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bay Island Driftwood Museum
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum

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