8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Kovalam
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kanyakumari
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Jew Town and then stroll through Cherai Beach.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) route builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kochi (Cochin). In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 25th (Sun), you're off toAlappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

2
nights
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 25th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach and then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Kumaramangalam Subramanyaswamy Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Thottappally Beach.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alappuzha online travel route builder .

Take a train from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Munnar.

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
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary

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

Traveling by bus from Alappuzha to Munnar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Munnar are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Swiftlet Cave Munnar ©
Swiftlet Cave Munnar

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hours
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.
For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kovalam tour planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Kovalam sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. You'll set off for Kanyakumari on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Tours
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day
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Kanyakumari Wax Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Ransom Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

To find maps and tourist information, read Kanyakumari itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kovalam to Kanyakumari in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Sothavilai Beach ©
Sothavilai Beach
Sunset View Point ©
Sunset View Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Rehabilitation Centre and then look for all kinds of wild species at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Spas
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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