8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
2
Kodanad
— 1 day
3
Alappuzha
— 1 night
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights

2
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shiva Temple, Fort Kochi Beach, Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Fort Kochi Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple, take an in-depth tour of Hill Palace Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mattancherry Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bolgatty Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Iringole Bhagavathy Temple, identify plant and animal life at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, thenexplore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) travel website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kochi (Cochin). Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kodanad.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Birthplace of Sri Adi Shankara
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Fort Kochi Beach ©
Fort Kochi Beach
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

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Kodanad

Kodanad ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malayattoor Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Thomas International Shrine.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kodanad trip maker app.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Kodanad in 1.5 hours. In April in Kodanad, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kodanad

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Malayattoor
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Malayattoor Church ©
Malayattoor Church
St. Thomas International Shrine ©
St. Thomas International Shrine
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ©
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

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night
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, Alleppey, thenkick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Alappuzha day trip website.

Drive from Kodanad to Alappuzha in 3 hours. In April in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Kovalam (Kovalam Beach & Lighthouse Beach) and Varkala Town (Varkala Aquarium, Asparagus, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, look for gifts at Sarwaa, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get to know the resident critters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) visit site.

Drive from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam
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Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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