7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 1 night
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
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Munnar
— 1 night
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Thekkady
— 1 night
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Kumarakom
— 1 night
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Kovalam
— 1 night

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 14th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, then don't miss a visit to India Gate, then admire the striking features of Humayun's Tomb, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Qutub Minar and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Delhi trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. In May in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
India Gate ©
India Gate

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stop by Leens Export, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) holiday website.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
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.
On the 18th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady online route planner.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation

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Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
On the 19th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at Bay Island Driftwood Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

Plan my day in Kumarakom using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Thekkady to Kumarakom in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Kumarakom are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Bay Island Driftwood Museum
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Bay Island Driftwood Museum ©
Bay Island Driftwood Museum
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

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Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and finally kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kumarakom to Kovalam takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace

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