6 days in South India Itinerary

6 days in South India Itinerary

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6 days in South India Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly:  3​h 15​min
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Thrissur
— Few hours
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Nagpur

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Thrissur trip planner .

Nagpur to Thrissur is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Thrissur are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites
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Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine
Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple ©
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get answers to all your questions at International Tourism Police Station and Police Museum, get engrossed in the history at Antique Museum Kochi, then browse the exhibits of Kerala Folklore Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and finally examine the collection at Celebrity Wax Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip maker .

Traveling by train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Museums Historic Sites
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Antique Museum Kochi ©
Antique Museum Kochi
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Kerala Folklore Museum ©
Kerala Folklore Museum

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Priyadarshini Planetarium, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Shri Chitra Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Kuthira Malika, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions planner.

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Periyar Interpretation Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and then browse the exhibits of Green land spice garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip planner .

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

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