39 days in India Itinerary

39 days in India Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 30 min
1
Munnar
— 11 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Courtallam
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Alappuzha
— 10 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
5
Goa
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

11
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.
Explore Munnar's surroundings by going to Thekkady (Elephant Junction, Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, &more), Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm (in Rajakkad) and Anayirankal Dam Reservoir (in Idukki). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, experience rural life at Tea Town Kerala - Munnar, take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, and see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar online 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. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in September: highs in Munnar hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Courtallam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Thekkady, Green Nest Passion Fruit Farm, Anayirankal Dam Reservoir, Tea Town Kerala - Munnar, Marayoor Sandalwood Forest
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

5
nights
Courtallam

Courtallam ©
Kuttralam or Kuttalam, Spa of South India, is a panchayat town situated at a mean elevation of 160m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, India. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Courtallam: Kanyakumari (Thiruvalluvar Statue, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, &more), Thenmala (Suspension Bridge & Chenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary) and Meenmutty Waterfalls (in Kallar). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Ponmudi Hill Station, take in the dramatic scenery at Five Falls Courtallam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiru Kutrala Natha Swamy Temple, and take in the views from Hanging Bridge Punalur.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Courtallam trip planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Courtallam in 7 hours. In September in Courtallam, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Courtallam

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kanyakumari, Thenmala, Hanging Bridge Punalur, Meenmutty Waterfalls, Ponmudi Hill Station
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Ponmudi Hill Station ©
Ponmudi Hill Station

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Sim`s Park (in Coonoor) and Attapadi Reserve Forest (in Palakkad). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, appreciate the views at Virgin Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, and admire the sheer force of Pykara Water Falls.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner.

You can drive from Courtallam to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 9.5 hours. In September, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is slightly colder than Courtallam - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Sim`s Park, Government Botanical Garden, Attapadi Reserve Forest, Virgin Valley
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Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

10
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Alappuzha side-trips: Kumarakom (Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary & Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple), St. George Orthodox Church (in Puthuppally) and Kottayam (Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam Cheriapally, &more). Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, stroll through Alappuzha Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paliakkara Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Alappuzha trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Alappuzha takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Alappuzha: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Goa.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Mararikulam, Kumarakom, St. George Orthodox Church
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Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

6
nights
Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
Goa is known for beaches, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Agonda Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arambol Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Bom Jesus, and visit Old Goa.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Goa trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alappuzha to Goa takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. In October in Goa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Palolem Beach ©
Palolem Beach
Agonda Beach ©
Agonda Beach
Arambol Beach ©
Arambol Beach

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