9 days in South India Itinerary

9 days in South India Itinerary

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9 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 day
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Munich

1
day
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Kuthira Malika, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and finally see the interesting displays at Napier Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) using our trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Munich to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is 4 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in March; daily highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) reach 38°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Napier Museum ©
Napier 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 6th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden. On your second day here, examine the collection at INTERPRETATION CENTRE Periyar Tiger Reserve, admire all the interesting features of Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar journey app .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Munnar to Mysuru (Mysore) by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Traveling from Munnar in March, expect Mysuru (Mysore) to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©

2
nights
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 10th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Jew Town, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre, then see the interesting displays at Catholic Art Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Kochi (Cochin) takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, Kochi (Cochin) is a bit warmer than Mysuru (Mysore) - with highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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