60 days in South India Itinerary

60 days in South India Itinerary

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

2
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Hyderabad is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir, steep yourself in history at Golconda Fort, explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, and don't miss a visit to Tadbund Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hyderabad trip itinerary maker tool.

Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hyderabad can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Palakkad.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tadbund Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple
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Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort

4
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: Mannarkkad (Meenvallam Water Falls & Attappadi Hills). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu, admire the engineering at Malampuzha Garden and Dam, admire the striking features of Tipu Sultan Fort, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Raja's Cliff (Mampara Peak).

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Palakkad journey tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hyderabad to Palakkad. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Palakkad

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Mannarkkad
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Attappadi Hills ©
Attappadi Hills
Sree Guruvayurappan Temple ©
Sree Guruvayurappan Temple
Malampuzha Garden and Dam ©
Malampuzha Garden and Dam

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.
Explore Kochi (Cochin)'s surroundings by going to Alappuzha (International Coir Museum & Vijay Beach Park) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mattancherry Palace, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Palakkad to Kochi (Cochin) in 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Marari Beach
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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: Pathanamthitta (Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Valiyakoikal Temple, &more), St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral (in Manarcaud) and St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Kumaranalloor, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kottathavalam, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kottayam trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam by car takes about 2 hours. March in Kottayam sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pathanamthitta, Kerala Backwaters, St Mary's Jacobite Syrian Cathedral, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam
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Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor

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: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden, examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady visit planner.

You can drive from Kottayam to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 25:
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Spice Walk ©
Spice Walk

6
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.
Step out of Munnar to go to Suryanelli and see Tea Town Kerala - Munnar, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, admire the sheer force of Attukal Waterfalls, and see the interesting displays at Tea Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Munnar road trip planner.

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In March in Munnar, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lakkam Waterfalls, Tea Town Kerala - Munnar
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 31:
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Jewels Sky, Varkala Beach, &more) and Kovalam (Golden Sand Beach Resort, Kovalam Beach, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Palkulangara Devi Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam, Holy Land
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 6:
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

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 Fun Fantasy (in Padinjarathara), Banasurasagar Dam (in Vythiri) and Sulthan Bathery (Regional Agricultural Research Station, Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Edakkal Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Panamaram Jain Temple, make a trip to Thariode, and see the interesting displays at Wayanad Tea Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kalpetta travel site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kalpetta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kalpetta sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sulthan Bathery, Vythiri, Fun Fantasy, Wayanad Tea Museum, Panamaram Jain Temple
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:
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Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Banasurasagar Dam ©
Banasurasagar Dam
Fun Fantasy ©
Fun Fantasy

6
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.
Take a break from Kannur with a short trip to Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple in Parassinikadavu, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, steep yourself in history at Mridanga Saileswari Temple, step off the mainland to explore Dharmadam Island, and stroll through Thottada Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kannur trip builder website.

You can drive from Kalpetta to Kannur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mridanga Saileswari Temple, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 17:
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Spas
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple ©
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple

5
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kasaragod: Kanhangad (Swami Nithyananda Ashram & Anandashram).

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kasaragod driving holiday planning tool.

Drive from Kannur to Kasaragod in 2.5 hours. In April in Kasaragod, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kanhangad, Bekal Beach
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 22:
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Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Madhur Temple ©
Madhur Temple
Srimath Anantheshwar Temple Manjeshwar ©
Srimath Anantheshwar Temple Manjeshwar

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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.
Mysuru (Mysore) is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Mysuru Palace, get to know the resident critters at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, contemplate the long history of Somnathpura Temple, and explore the world behind art at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mysuru (Mysore) itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kasaragod to Mysuru (Mysore) takes 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kasaragod in April: high temperatures in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

5
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: admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with UB City, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bengaluru trip maker.

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bengaluru: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:
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Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park

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