9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Yelagiri
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Yercaud
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kalpetta
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
5
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Devikulam
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Kumarakom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Alappuzha
— 1 night
train:  1​h
9
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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day
Yelagiri

Yelagiri ©
On the 21st (Tue), explore the activities along Nilavoor Lake, contemplate the long history of Yelagiri Hills, then admire all the interesting features of Government Herbal Farm, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Velavan Temple.

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Bengaluru to Yelagiri is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Yelagiri, with lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Yercaud.

Things to do in Yelagiri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yelagiri Hills
Highlights from your plan
Nilavoor Lake ©
Nilavoor Lake
Yelagiri Hills ©
Yelagiri Hills
Government Herbal Farm ©
Government Herbal Farm

1
night
Yercaud

Yercaud ©
The hill station of Yercaud sits among a rolling range of forested hills, and thrives in a climate that has benefitted the biodiversity of the landscape, and the productivity of the town's agricultural industry.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chakra Mahameru Temple, then head outdoors with 32-km Loop Road, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Yercaud day trip planning site .

You can drive from Yelagiri to Yercaud in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yelagiri in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Yercaud. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Yercaud

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
32-km Loop Road ©
32-km Loop Road
Zipline
Sri Chakra Mahameru Temple ©
Sri Chakra Mahameru Temple

1
day
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): head outdoors with Mandalpatti, then get great views at Makkala Gudi Betta, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Golden Temple - Namdroling Monastery.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kodagu (Coorg) road trip planner.

Getting from Yercaud to Kodagu (Coorg) by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mandalpatti ©
Mandalpatti
Makkala Gudi Betta ©
Makkala Gudi Betta

1
night
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
On the 24th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thirunelli Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kalpetta trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Kodagu (Coorg) to Kalpetta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May in Kalpetta, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Thirunelli Temple ©
Thirunelli Temple

1
night
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 25th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Munnar online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kalpetta to Munnar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Munnar sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Devikulam.

Things to do in Munnar

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

few
hours
Devikulam

Devikulam
For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Devikulam trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Devikulam takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Devikulam are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. You will leave for Kumarakom on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Devikulam

Parks Nature

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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 26th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam and then identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

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Traveling by car from Devikulam to Kumarakom takes 5 hours. In May in Kumarakom, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

1
night
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 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Alappuzha day trip planning app .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Alappuzha in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Orthodox Koonan Kurish Old Syrian Church, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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