37 days in India Itinerary

37 days in India Itinerary

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1
Kovalam
— 2 nights
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
3
Varkala Town
— 2 nights
4
Kollam
— 2 nights
5
Thenmala
— 1 day
6
Kottayam
— 2 nights
7
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
8
Thekkady
— 2 nights
9
Vagamon
— 1 night
10
Idukki
— 2 nights
11
Kodanad
— 2 nights
12
Mannarkkad
— 2 nights
13
Chamarajanagar District
— 2 nights
14
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 2 nights
15
Kozhikode
— 2 nights
16
Kannur
— 2 nights
17
Kalpetta
— 2 nights
18
Thrissur
— 2 nights
19
Munnar
— 3 nights

2
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Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Hawa Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip planner.

Munnar to Kovalam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daytime highs in Kovalam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Samudra Beach ©
Samudra Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

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 27th (Wed): admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse and then look for gifts at Keralashopee.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) visit planning site.

You can drive from Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in an hour. December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Varkala Town.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Shopping
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple ©
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple

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nights
Varkala Town

Varkala Town ©
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 29th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Varkala Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Janardhana Swami Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Kappil Lake, steep yourself in history at Sivagiri, thenstop by The Art of India, and finally kick back and relax at Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Varkala Town travel route planning app.

Traveling by train from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Varkala Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Kollam.

Things to do in Varkala Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Spas & Wellness
Janardhana Swami Temple ©
Janardhana Swami Temple

2
nights
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.
Southern Backwaters has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take a tour by water with Southern Backwaters. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Palaruvi Falls and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kollam Beach.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kollam road trip site.

You can drive from Varkala Town to Kollam in an hour. In December in Kollam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Thenmala.

Things to do in Kollam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kollam Beach ©
Kollam Beach
Palaruvi Falls ©
Palaruvi Falls

1
day
Thenmala

Thenmala ©
Visitors on holiday in Thenmala discover the first planned eco-tourism site in the country.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the views from Suspension Bridge, thenstroll around Butterfly Park, and then admire the engineering at Thenmala Dam.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Thenmala trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kollam to Thenmala takes 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Thenmala can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thenmala

Parks
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
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Thenmala Dam ©
Thenmala Dam
Butterfly Park ©
Butterfly Park

2
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Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
On the 3rd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and then explore the activities along Vembanad Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam and then identify plant and animal life at Vagamon.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Kottayam online holiday planner.

Drive from Thenmala to Kottayam in 3 hours. January in Kottayam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Vembanad Lake, Vagamon
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
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Vembanad Lake ©
Vembanad Lake
Vagamon ©
Vagamon
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam

2
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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 5th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Kerala Backwaters.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kottayam to Alappuzha by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kerala Backwaters, Marari Beach
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Periyar National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Periyar National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Periyar Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Thekkady online holiday maker.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vagamon.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:
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Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Vagamon

Vagamon ©
Once used by the British for growing tea plantations, Vagamon remains untouched by commercialization and modern influences.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vagamon Kurisumala and then don't miss a visit to Vagamon Pine Forest.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vagamon journey maker website.

You can drive from Thekkady to Vagamon in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Vagamon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Idukki.

Things to do in Vagamon

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Vagamon Kurisumala ©
Vagamon Kurisumala
Vagamon Pine Forest ©
Vagamon Pine Forest

2
nights
Idukki

Idukki ©
On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kalvari Mount, thenlook for gifts at Hindustan Spices and Herbals, and then contemplate the long history of Ramakkalmedu.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Idukki itinerary builder site.

Getting from Vagamon to Idukki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kodanad.

Things to do in Idukki

Parks Nature Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Cheeyappara Waterfalls ©
Cheeyappara Waterfalls
Kalvari Mount ©
Kalvari Mount
Ramakkalmedu ©
Ramakkalmedu

2
nights
Kodanad

Kodanad ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Vazhachal Falls and then admire the sheer force of Charpa Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Malayattoor Church, thenmake a trip to Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara, and then identify plant and animal life at Kodanand Elephant Training Centre.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kodanad travel website.

You can drive from Idukki to Kodanad in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Kodanad can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Mannarkkad.

Things to do in Kodanad

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Athirappilly, Malayattoor Church, Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Vazhachal Falls ©
Vazhachal Falls
Malayattoor Church ©
Malayattoor Church
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara ©
Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara

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nights
Mannarkkad

Mannarkkad ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Kanjirapuzha Dam and then contemplate the long history of Olappamanna Mana.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mannarkkad vacation tool.

You can drive from Kodanad to Mannarkkad in 4 hours. In January in Mannarkkad, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Chamarajanagar District on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Mannarkkad

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Olappamanna Mana
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kanjirapuzha Dam ©
Kanjirapuzha Dam
Olappamanna Mana ©
Olappamanna Mana

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nights
Chamarajanagar District

Chamarajanagar District ©
Chamarajanagar is the southernmost district in the state of Karnataka, India. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gopalaswami Betta. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gopalaswami Betta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chamarajanagar District trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Mannarkkad to Chamarajanagar District in 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mannarkkad in January: high temperatures in Chamarajanagar District hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Chamarajanagar District

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve ©
Bandipur National Park and Tiger Reserve
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta ©
Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Mudumalai National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point and then identify plant and animal life at Mudumalai National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, and then explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) online trip builder.

You can drive from Chamarajanagar District to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Government Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Mudumalai National Park ©
Mudumalai National Park
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak

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Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tali Temple, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kozhikode Beach, and then stroll through Beypore Beach. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Kappad Beach, don't miss a visit to Sargaalaya, and then stroll around Mananchira Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kozhikode trip planner.

Getting from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kozhikode by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in January, with highs in Kozhikode at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Kannur.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Kappad Beach ©
Kappad Beach
Tali Temple ©
Tali Temple
Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach

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Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Fort St. Angelos. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parassinikkadavu Snake Park, visit a coastal fixture at Cannanore Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Payyambalam Beach.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kannur online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Kozhikode to Kannur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

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Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Edakkal Caves and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chembra. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Lakkidi View Point, thenexplore the activities along Pookot Lake, and then admire the engineering at Banasurasagar Dam.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kalpetta holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Kannur to Kalpetta in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Kalpetta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Banasurasagar Dam
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:
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Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Chembra ©
Chembra
Lakkidi View Point ©
Lakkidi View Point

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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Athirappilly Water Falls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple, and then admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Water Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Camp Sanctuary, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Thrissur journey maker site.

Getting from Kalpetta to Thrissur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. January in Thrissur sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Guruvayur
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 27:
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Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls

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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.
Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and take a peaceful walk through Photo Point.

Plan trip to Munnar with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Thrissur to Munnar takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 30:
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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens

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