7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

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 see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Kochi (Cochin). In December, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off toMunnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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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.
On the 8th (Sun), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip builder .

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 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
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, and then take some stellar pictures from Chellarcovil View Point.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Thekkady tour planner.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alappuzha: Kumarakom (Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple & Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Marari Beach, explore the activities along Alleppey Backwaters, stroll through Alappuzha Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple, Alleppey.

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Traveling by car from Thekkady to Alappuzha takes 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 Nature

Side Trips

Kumarakom, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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