9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
fly:  2​h
1
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Athirappilly
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Pune

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.
Visit Andhakaranazhy Beach and Andhakaranazhi Beach for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Vaikom Mahadeva Temple and International Coir Museum. When in Alappuzha, make a side trip to see Parumala Church in Thiruvalla, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Edathua Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thuravoor Mahakshethram, and admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha trip website .

Pune to Alappuzha is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. October in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Athirappilly.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Andhakaranazhy Beach, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Parumala Church
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Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Andhakaranazhy Beach ©
Andhakaranazhy Beach
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple

1
night
Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Charpa Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Athirapalli Water Falls.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Athirappilly day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Athirappilly takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Athirapalli Water Falls
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Athirapalli Water Falls ©
Athirapalli Water Falls
Charpa Waterfall ©
Charpa Waterfall

3
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 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra, then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally explore the ancient world of Muniyara - Anakottapara park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Athirappilly to Munnar in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kalvari Mount and Spice Walk. Malikkappuram Devi Temple and Green land spice garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Thekkady to Vagamon to see Pattumala Matha Church about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangala Devi Temple, and revel in the low prices at Hachi Chocolate Homemade.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Malikkappuram Devi Temple, Pattumala Matha Church, Kalvari Mount
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Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount
Malikkappuram Devi Temple ©
Malikkappuram Devi Temple
The Periyar Interpretation Centre ©
The Periyar Interpretation Centre

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