6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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6 days in India Itinerary

Start: Udupi
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Kalpetta
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kozhikode
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Guruvayur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Thekkady
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
7
Alappuzha
— Few hours
8
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
End: Udupi

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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 15th (Sun): explore the activities along Pookot Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kalpetta trip site .

Udupi to Kalpetta is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. In December, daytime highs in Kalpetta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Nature Parks
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Pookot Lake ©
Pookot Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Valayanad Devi Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tali Temple.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kozhikode travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalpetta to Kozhikode takes 2.5 hours. December in Kozhikode sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Historic Sites
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Tali Temple ©
Tali Temple
Valayanad Devi Temple ©
Valayanad Devi Temple

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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.
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Guruvayur trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Kozhikode to Guruvayur takes 3 hours. In December in Guruvayur, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica as well as LuLu Mall. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

Discover how to plan a Munnar trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Museums
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Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jatayu Earth's Center. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Jatayu Earth's Center and then admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal.

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

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, Jatayu Earth's Center
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St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal ©
St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal
Jatayu Earth's Center ©
Jatayu Earth's Center

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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.
To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Alappuzha trip planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil. On the next day, get great views at Sunset View Point, then steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, and then explore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanyakumari journey builder tool .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kanyakumari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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