9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Rameswaram
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
End: Kochi (Cochin)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Munnar online sightseeing planner .

Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chinnakanel Water Falls ©
Chinnakanel Water Falls
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

2
nights
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ruined Temple/Church of Dhanushkodi and then kick back and relax at Dhanushkodi Beach. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, take in the views from Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, snap pictures at Pamban bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Agnitheertham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rameswaram trip itinerary website .

Getting from Munnar to Rameswaram by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toKanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Dhanushkodi Beach Point ©
Dhanushkodi Beach Point
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

2
nights
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

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Drive from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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.
On the 1st (Wed), stroll through Alappuzha Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach, and then stroll through Mararikulam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey, then contemplate the waterfront views at Alleppey Backwaters, and then explore the activities along Punnamada Lake.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Alappuzha day trip tool .

You can drive from Kanyakumari to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Mararikulam, Punnamada Lake
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

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