9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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9 days in India Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  3​h
1
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
train:  1​h
4
Alappuzha
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 45​min
5
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Chennai


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night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 4th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum, ponder the design of Brindavan Garden, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) day trip website .

Chennai to Mysuru (Mysore) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Chennai in November, things will get little chillier in Mysuru (Mysore): highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary ©
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Spas

1
night
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bengaluru holiday planning website .

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bengaluru can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bannerghatta National Park ©
Bannerghatta National Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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hours
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.
To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

You can fly from Bengaluru to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in November: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. You will leave for Alappuzha on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Marari Beach, make a trip to Alappuzha Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach.

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Traveling by train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Mararikulam
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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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 9th (Sat): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Munnar itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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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 10th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady online route planner .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Spas
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 11th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kovalam Avaduthura Devi Temple, and then kick back and relax at Hawa Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam visit website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach