10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kottayam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
5
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
train:  2​h
7
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
9
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Ahmedabad

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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 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cherai Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and then make a trip to Jew Town.

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Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ahmedabad in September, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

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Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
On the 20th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Kottayam Cheriapally and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vagamon.

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Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Vagamon ©
Vagamon

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 21st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

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Traveling by car from Kottayam to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yoga Narasimhar Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple.

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You can drive from Thekkady to Madurai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Madurai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine ©
Alagarkoil Temple and Shrine

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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 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kalam National Memorial, then kick back and relax at Kunthu kal Beach, Rameswaram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

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You can take a train from Madurai to Rameswaram in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Kalam National Memorial ©
Kalam National Memorial

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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 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kanyakumari trip planning tool .

Getting from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kanyakumari can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kovalam travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kanyakumari to Kovalam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium, examine the collection at Napier Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Neeramankara Shiva Temple.

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Drive from Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Munnar.

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

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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 27th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Munnar vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Munnar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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