22 days in India Itinerary

22 days in India Itinerary

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22 days in India Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Wayanad
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
train:  45​min
3
Varkala
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
4
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Kumarakom
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Munnar
— 12 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Pune

1
night
Wayanad

Wayanad ©
To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Wayanad day trip website .

Pune to Wayanad is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. July in Wayanad sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Wayanad

Museums
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Wayanad Tea Museum ©
Wayanad Tea Museum

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Magic Planet Theme Park. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Shri Chitra Art Gallery and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Agastya Mala.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Wayanad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Varkala.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Agastya Mala ©
Agastya Mala
Shri Chitra Art Gallery ©
Shri Chitra Art Gallery

2
nights
Varkala

Varkala ©
A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Sivagiri, look for gifts at Royal Art Gallery, observe the fascinating underwater world at Varkala Aquarium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vishnu Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Janardhana Swami Temple, and finally revel in the low prices at Asparagus. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Varkala Light House, contemplate the long history of Anjengo Fort, then steep yourself in history at Jatayu Earth's Center, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kappil Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Varkala trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Varkala in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Varkala

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Jatayu Earth's Center
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Jatayu Earth's Center ©
Jatayu Earth's Center
Sivagiri ©
Sivagiri
Janardhana Swami Temple ©
Janardhana Swami Temple

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple and St. Mary's Forane Church. Get out of town with these interesting Alappuzha side-trips: Parumala Church (in Thiruvalla) and Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple (in Pathanamthitta). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Edathua Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Subramanya Swami Temple.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha trip maker site .

Getting from Varkala to Alappuzha by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Parumala Church
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Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal ©
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Wed), explore the galleries of Kerala Album Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, then examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kumarakom Craft Museum.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kumarakom online visit planner .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kumarakom in an hour. In July in Kumarakom, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bay Island Driftwood Museum
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Kumarakom Craft Museum ©
Kumarakom Craft Museum
Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum

12
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lockheart gap and Anayirankal Dam Reservoir. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Anamudi Peak, take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and admire the sheer force of Chinnakanel Water Falls.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip planner .

You can drive from Kumarakom to Munnar in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Munnar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
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Anayirankal Dam Reservoir ©
Anayirankal Dam Reservoir
Lockheart gap ©
Lockheart gap
Anamudi Peak ©
Anamudi Peak

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