60 days in South India Itinerary

60 days in South India Itinerary

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1
Thrissur
— 5 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 6 nights
3
Kottayam
— 5 nights
4
Pathanamthitta
— 5 nights
5
Thekkady
— 6 nights
6
Munnar
— 5 nights
7
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 6 nights
8
Kalpetta
— 5 nights
9
Kannur
— 6 nights
10
Kasaragod
— 5 nights
11
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
12
Bengaluru
— 3 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thrissur: Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India (in Kodungallur), Varikkasseri Mana (in Palakkad) and Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple (in Pazhayannur). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple and admire the sheer force of Ilanjippara Waterfall.

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Jaipur to Thrissur is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Jaipur in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Thrissur, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India, St. Thomas Forane Church, Varikkasseri Mana, Pazhayannur Bhagavathy Temple
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Athirappilly Water Falls ©
Athirappilly Water Falls
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kochi (Cochin) side-trips: Marari Beach (in Mararikulam) and Alappuzha (Kidangamparambu Sree Bhuvaneswari Temple & Alappuzha Beach). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

You can take a train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kottayam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Marari Beach
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kottayam: St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam (in Cherthala), St. George Orthodox Church (in Puthuppally) and Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple (in Kumarakom). Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring at Kerala Backwaters. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, make a trip to Sree Vallabha Temple, contemplate the waterfront views at Vembanad Lake, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parumala Church.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kottayam tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kottayam takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pathanamthitta.

Things to do in Kottayam

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, Kerala, St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam, Vagamon, St. George Orthodox Church
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Kerala Backwaters ©
Kerala Backwaters
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

5
nights
Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta ©
Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanging Bridge Punalur (in Punalur), Chenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary (in Thenmala) and Pampa Ganapathy Temple (in Sabarimala). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valiyakoikal Temple, make a trip to Maramon Convention, contemplate the waterfront views at Achankovil River, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.George Orthodox Church (Chandanapally Valiyapalli ).

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pathanamthitta road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kottayam to Pathanamthitta takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chengannur, Maramon Convention, Hanging Bridge Punalur, Sri Mahaganapathi Temple, Kottarakara, Chenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 5:
Highlights from your plan
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple ©
Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple ©
Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple ©
Malayalappuzha Devi Temple

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, enjoy some diversion at Thekkady Rose Park, admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Thekkady trip site.

Traveling by car from Pathanamthitta to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park

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.
Munnar is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and take in the dramatic scenery at Keezharkuthu Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Munnar tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Idamalayar Dam
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Varkala Town (Asparagus, Varkala Beach, &more), Vivekananda Rock Memorial (in Kanyakumari) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple, see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, and head off the coast to Poovar Island.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Holy Land
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kalpetta: Thrissillery Shiva Temple (in Thirunelly), Sulthan Bathery (Sree Maha Ganapathy Temple & Assumption Forane Church) and Valliyoorkavu Bhagavathi Temple (in Mananthavady). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thirunelli Temple, take in the awesome beauty at Chembra, and explore the fascinating underground world of Edakkal Caves.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kalpetta itinerary planner.

You can fly from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kalpetta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sulthan Bathery, Banasurasagar Dam, Government Botanical Garden, Banasura Spices Garden, Thrissillery Shiva Temple
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Edakkal Caves ©
Edakkal Caves
Chembra ©
Chembra

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kannur: Thalassery (Sree Ramaswami Temple & Sri Jagannatha Temple), Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple (in Vadakara) and Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple (in Parassinikadavu). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple, head off the coast to Dharmadam Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kanjirakoli Waterfall.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kannur trip planner.

You can drive from Kalpetta to Kannur in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Thalassery, Mridanga Saileswari Temple, Lokamalayar Kavil Ambalam @ Lokanarkavu temple, Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 3:
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Mridanga Saileswari Temple ©
Mridanga Saileswari Temple
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple ©
Peralassery Sri Subramanya Temple

5
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kasaragod side-trips: Shri Gopalakrishna Temple (in Nileshwar) and Anandashram (in Kanhangad).

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kasaragod holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Kannur to Kasaragod in 2.5 hours. In December in Kasaragod, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bekal, Shri Gopalakrishna Temple, Anandashram
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort
Ananthapura Lake Temple ©
Ananthapura Lake Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Chamundeshwari Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Somnathpura Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gunja Narasimha Swamy Temple, and then admire the local landmark of Brindavan Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kasaragod to Mysuru (Mysore) in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kasaragod in December; daily highs in Mysuru (Mysore) reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
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: find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ulsoor Subramanya Temple, explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bannerghatta National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip builder website.

Getting from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Bengaluru are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

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