7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
End: Kochi (Cochin)

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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.
To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) vacation builder.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kochi (Cochin). Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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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 8th (Sun): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Munnar Hill Station ©
Munnar Hill Station

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, and then get great views at Chellarcovil View Point.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Thekkady using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Chellarcovil View Point ©
Chellarcovil View Point

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Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Explore Alappuzha's surroundings by going to Kumarakom (Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple & Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey, kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Thekkady to Alappuzha in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Alleppey Backwaters ©
Alleppey Backwaters

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