10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kumarakom
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paradesi Synagogue and Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Antony's Shrine and Church of Saint Francis. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Malayattoor (Malayattoor Church & St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, contemplate the long history of Kadavum Bagam Synagogue, take a stroll through Jew Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai in October, you will find days in Kochi (Cochin) are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Malayattoor
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Malayattoor Church ©
Malayattoor Church
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam and St. George Orthodox Church. Popular historic sites such as Thiruvizha Sree Mahadeva Temple and St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Kumarakom: Kottayam (St. Dominic's Cathedral, Kottayam Cheriapally, & more). Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kumarakom trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kumarakom takes 1.5 hours. In October in Kumarakom, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kottayam, Cherthala, St. George Orthodox Church, Kerala Backwaters, St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral
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St. George Orthodox Church ©
St. George Orthodox Church
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral ©

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Parumala Church and Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Alappuzha side-trips: Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple (in Pathanamthitta) and Thiruvalla (St Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church & Paliakkara Church). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple and pause for some serene contemplation at Edathua Church.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alappuzha trip builder .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Alappuzha in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Munnar.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Marari Beach
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Parumala Church ©
Parumala Church
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ottakathala Medu Mountain Range, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church.

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

Take a bus from Alappuzha to Munnar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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