10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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10 days in India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Kumarakom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Kothamangalam
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ripple Waterfalls, Thoovanam Falls, Mattupetty Dam, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Thoovanam Falls. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chinnakanel Water Falls, then admire the sheer force of Ripple Waterfalls, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip builder .

New Delhi to Munnar is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from New Delhi in September, you will find days in Munnar are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mararikulam Beach, then kick back and relax at Marari Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vishnu Temple. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Andhakaranazhi Beach and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Alappuzha trip planner .

Take a bus from Munnar to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Andhakaranazhi Beach ©
Andhakaranazhi Beach

2
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.
To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kumarakom trip builder app .

Drive from Alappuzha to Kumarakom in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, then head outdoors with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride, and then experience rural life at Spice Walk. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kumarakom to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kothamangalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Kothamangalam

Kothamangalam ©
You've now added Thattekad Bird Sanctuary to your itinerary. On the 26th (Thu), snap pictures at Inchathotty Suspension Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, then identify plant and animal life at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, and finally get to know the resident critters at Abhayaranyam Zoo.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kothamangalam trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kothamangalam takes 3.5 hours. September in Kothamangalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kothamangalam

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kodanad, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
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Thattekad Bird Sanctuary ©
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary ©
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Kodanand Elephant Training Centre ©
Kodanand Elephant Training Centre

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