15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Tirupati
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kanchipuram
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Athirappilly
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Guruvayur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Pothamedu
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
7
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Thekkady
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h
End: Manama


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1
day
Tirupati

Tirupati ©
Being a major pilgrimage spot at the foot of the Seshachalam hills, Tirupati tourism revolves around Hindu temples and vast nature reserves.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirumala Temple, then explore the activities along Japali Teertham, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Varahaswami Temple.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tirupati trip itinerary planning tool .

Manama, Bahrain to Tirupati is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manama to Tirupati. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kanchipuram.

Things to do in Tirupati

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple ©
Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple
Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami Temple ©

1
night
Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram ©
The busy town of Kanchipuram enjoys a reputation for its Hindu temples and handwoven silk saris.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for gifts at Raja Spiritual Super Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kanchi Mahaswami Satabdhi Mani Mandapam, then steep yourself in history at Ekambareshvara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Adhi Kamakshi Amman Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kailasanathar Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kanchipuram sightseeing planner .

Drive from Tirupati to Kanchipuram in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kanchipuram are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athirappilly.

Things to do in Kanchipuram

Historic Sites Shopping
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Ekambareswarar Temple ©
Ekambareswarar Temple
Kailasanathar Temple ©
Kailasanathar Temple
Adhi Kamakshi Amman Temple ©
Adhi Kamakshi Amman Temple

1
day
Athirappilly

Athirappilly ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Athirappilly Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Athirappilly trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kanchipuram to Athirappilly. Traveling from Kanchipuram in July, expect nights in Athirappilly to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Athirappilly

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Athirappilly Water Falls
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Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls

1
night
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, then admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Guruvayur using our trip planner.

You can drive from Athirappilly to Guruvayur in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

1
night
Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
On the 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Tea Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, then take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, and finally look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Pothamedu day trip planning tool .

Getting from Guruvayur to Pothamedu by car takes about 5 hours. In July in Pothamedu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Pothamedu

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Munnar
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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 31st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then take a stroll through Jew Town, and finally explore the galleries of Kashi Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex, then buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ernakulam Cemetery Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip builder tool .

Getting from Pothamedu to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

2
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and then explore the world behind art at Revi Karunakaran Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at International Coir Museum, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

To find out how to plan a trip to Alappuzha, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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 4th (Sun): stop by Sarwaa, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Mahatma Gandhi Road, identify plant and animal life at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, and then browse the different shops at Saphalyam Shopping Complex.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour planner.

Traveling by train from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Shanghumukham Beach ©
Shanghumukham Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then get outside with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally steep yourself in history at Shiny Tours & Travals.

Make your Thekkady itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Persian Paradise Elephant Ride ©
Persian Paradise Elephant Ride

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