10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

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10 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Kiryu
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Chennai
— 1 night
train:  16​h
2
Kollam
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Alappuzha
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
5
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20​h
End: Kiryu

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Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You've now added Tara Books Book Building to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Tara Books Book Building, stroll around Chetpet EcoPark, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Breezy Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Thiruvanmiyur Beach and then kick back and relax at Besant Nagar Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai vacation planning website .

Kiryu, Japan to Chennai is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Kiryu in February, things will get much warmer in Chennai: highs are around 37°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Kollam.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Chetpet EcoPark ©
Chetpet EcoPark
Tara Books Book Building ©
Tara Books Book Building

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Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Infant Jesus Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Kollam Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Port Kollam Church.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kollam trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chennai to Kollam. In February, daily temperatures in Kollam can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Thekkady.

Things to do in Kollam

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Kollam Beach ©
Kollam Beach
Thangassery Light House ©
Thangassery Light House
Infant Jesus Cathedral ©
Infant Jesus Cathedral

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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 11th (Tue): explore the activities along Periyar Lake. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, relax in the rural setting at Spice Walk, and then look and learn at Green land spice garden.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Thekkady trip tool .

Traveling by car from Kollam to Thekkady takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

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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 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishnu Temple, and finally stroll through Marari Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) planning website .

You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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