6 days in India Itinerary

6 days in India Itinerary

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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
Drive:  4 h
8
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Pookot Lake.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalpetta journey builder.

Udupi to Kalpetta is an approximately 8- hour car ride. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature
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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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tali Temple.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kozhikode travel planner.

You can drive from Kalpetta to Kozhikode in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kozhikode are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Make your Guruvayur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Kozhikode to Guruvayur by car takes about 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Guruvayur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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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, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) day trip planner.

You can drive from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Tea Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munnar vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. December in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. 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.
Jatayu Earth's Center has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Jatayu Earth's Center and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Thekkady tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 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 see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha road trip planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Alappuzha by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Alappuzha can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, then stroll through Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunset View Point, then contemplate the long history of Vattakottai Fort, and then step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kanyakumari day trip planning tool.

Getting from Alappuzha to Kanyakumari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In December in Kanyakumari, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil ©
Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach

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