5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Male
+2
ferry + Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Munnar
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  5​h
End: Male

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar road trip site .

Male, Maldives to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of ferry, flight, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Museums Historic Sites
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Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

1
night
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 18th (Thu), see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Thekkady tour site .

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

1
night
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 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Marari Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Subramanya Swami Temple.

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You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple ©
Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

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.
On the 20th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Antony's Shrine, steep yourself in history at Edappally Church Complex, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Syro-Malabar Catholic Church of Forane. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St.Philomenas Church Koonammavu, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Ernakulam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) vacation tool .

Take a train from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. July in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
St. Antony's Shrine ©
St. Antony's Shrine

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