9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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Start: Kochi (Cochin)
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Kumarakom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Kochi (Cochin)

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.
You've now added Church of Saint Francis to your itinerary. On the 4th (Mon), make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, then wander the streets of Jew Town, and finally make a trip to Kadamattom Chruch.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Cochin International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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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 Kundala Dam Lake, Echo Point and Attukal Waterfalls. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Echo Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Attukal Waterfalls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kundala Dam Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Muniyara - Anakottapara park, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Munnar online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In November in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Tea Museum ©
Tea 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 7th (Thu), stop by Green Land Spice Garden, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pattumala Matha Church. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady online route planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pattumala Matha Church
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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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nights
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.
Visit Vaikom Mahadeva Temple and St. George Orthodox Church for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral and Bhagavathy Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kumarakom: Valiyakoikal Temple (in Pathanamthitta), Cherthala (St. Mary's Forane Church & St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam) and Thiruvalla (St. John's Orthodox Syrian Church & Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thrikodithanam Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Knanaya Church, kick back and relax at Kumarakom Beach, and see the interesting displays at Bay Island Driftwood Museum.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Kumarakom trip builder website.

Getting from Thekkady to Kumarakom by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Cherthala, Thiruvalla, Thrikodithanam Temple
Highlights from your plan
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
St. George Orthodox Church ©
St. George Orthodox Church

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