60 days in South India Itinerary

60 days in South India Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  6 h
1
Kasaragod
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Kannur
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Kalpetta
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
Bus + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
5
Munnar
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Thekkady
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Kottayam
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Thrissur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Palakkad
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
11
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Bengaluru
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Hyderabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kasaragod: Shri Gopalakrishna Temple (in Nileshwar), Valiyaparamba Backwaters (in Bekal) and Anandashram (in Kanhangad).

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kasaragod trip itinerary maker website.

Mumbai to Kasaragod is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shri Gopalakrishna Temple, Valiyaparamba Backwaters, Anandashram
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Ranipuram ©
Ranipuram
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Shri Gopalakrishna Temple ©
Shri Gopalakrishna Temple

5
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kannur: Thalassery (Sree Ramaswami Temple & Sri Jagannatha Temple) and Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mridanga Saileswari Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trichambaram Sree Krishna Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Madayipara, and step off the mainland to explore Dharmadam Island.

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Getting from Kasaragod to Kannur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Thalassery, Mridanga Saileswari Temple, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:
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Dharmadam Island ©
Dharmadam Island
Mridanga Saileswari Temple ©
Mridanga Saileswari Temple
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach

5
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Central Forest Nursery (in Nilambur), Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple (in Mananthavady) and Kozhikode (Mavoor Wetlands & Kariyathumpara). There's much more to do: admire the engineering at Banasurasagar Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple, don't miss a visit to Thariode, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chembra.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kalpetta tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Kannur to Kalpetta in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Kalpetta, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vythiri, Kozhikode, Central Forest Nursery, Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Phantom Rock
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 15:
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Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam
Panamaram Jain Temple
Panamaram Jain Temple

6
nights
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.
Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach) and Varkala Town (Varkala Light House & Varkala Beach). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Venkatachalapathy Temple, see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and find something for the whole family at Magic Planet Theme Park.

Plan trip to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Kalpetta to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala Town, Sree Venkatachalapathy Temple, Holy Land
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Spas
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Munnar to Suryanelli to see Tea Town Kerala - Munnar about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, and admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

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Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Munnar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tea Town Kerala - Munnar, Meesapulimala, Idamalayar Dam
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

6
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Thekkady is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and stroll around Thekkady Rose Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 1:
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake

5
nights
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kottayam: St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), Parumala Church (in Thiruvalla) and St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral (in Manarcaud). Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vagamon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, take in the spiritual surroundings of Valiyakoikal Temple, and don't miss a visit to Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple.

Plan trip to Kottayam with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Thekkady to Kottayam in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Parumala Church, Vagamon, St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral, Kerala Backwaters
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Vagamon ©
Vagamon
Chengannur Mahadeva Temple ©
Chengannur Mahadeva Temple

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Adi Shancharachaya Temple (in Kalady) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, and stroll through Illithodu.

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Drive from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Shiva Temple Ernakulam , Adi Shancharachaya Temple, Marari Beach, Illithodu
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Get out of town with these interesting Thrissur side-trips: Guruvayur (Guruvayur Temple & Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram), Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India (in Kodungallur) and Thirunavaya Nava Mukunda Temple (in Malappuram). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vilwadrinatha Temple and admire the sheer force of Athirappilly Water Falls.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Thrissur trip planner.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thrissur by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Thrissur are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Palakkad.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India, Vilwadrinatha Temple, Thirunavaya Nava Mukunda Temple
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram

5
nights
Palakkad

Palakkad ©
A trip to Palakkad takes you to an area known for being fertile, rich in animals and plant life, and surrounded by a superlative landscape.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palakkad: Keralamkundu Waterfall (in Karuvarakundu) and Mannarkkad (Meenvallam Water Falls & Attappadi Hills). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nelliyampathy Hills, contemplate the long history of Seethargundu Viewpoint, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Guruvayurappan Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Palakkad holiday app.

Traveling by car from Thrissur to Palakkad takes 1.5 hours. September in Palakkad sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Palakkad

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mannarkkad, Keralamkundu Waterfall
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
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Attappadi Hills ©
Attappadi Hills
Keralamkundu Waterfall ©
Keralamkundu Waterfall
Meenvallam Water Falls ©
Meenvallam Water Falls

2
nights
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally examine the collection at Sea Shell Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): ponder the design of Brindavan Garden and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Namdroling Monastery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) visit planner.

Traveling by car from Palakkad to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 6.5 hours. In September, Mysuru (Mysore) is little chillier than Palakkad - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
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Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

3
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Bengaluru is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, admire the striking features of Omkareshwarar Temple, shop like a local with UB City, and get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park.

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Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bengaluru, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife
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ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

2
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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Golconda Fort, thenpause for some photo ops at Charminar, thenadmire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sri Peddamma Thalli Temple and then find something for the whole family at Ramoji Film City.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hyderabad online day trip planner.

You can fly from Bengaluru to Hyderabad in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort

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