8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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8 days in India Itinerary

Start: Malappuram
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Devikulam
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thiruvalla
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Malappuram

1
night
Devikulam

Devikulam ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Chokramudi Peak and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Devikulam holiday builder website .

Malappuram to Devikulam is an approximately 7-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Devikulam are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Devikulam

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Munnar
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Chokramudi Peak ©
Chokramudi Peak

2
nights
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 7th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and then head outdoors with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Periyar Tiger Reserve forest, then indulge your taste buds at Hachi Chocolate Homemade, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Thekkady day trip site .

You can drive from Devikulam to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thiruvalla.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Persian Paradise Elephant Ride ©
Persian Paradise Elephant Ride

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Thiruvalla

Thiruvalla ©
Surrounded by waterways feeding off two rivers, Thiruvalla remains one of the lesser-known destinations in the popular state of Kerala.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Paliakkara Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Orthodox Syrian Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church, then don't miss a visit to Sree Vallabha Temple, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parumala Church.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvalla trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thiruvalla takes 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Thiruvalla can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Thiruvalla

Historic Sites
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Parumala Church ©
Parumala Church
Sree Vallabha Temple ©
Sree Vallabha Temple
St. John's Orthodox Syrian Church ©
St. John's Orthodox Syrian Church

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Padmanabhapuram Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Ransom Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Sunset View Point, don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Thiruvalluvar Statue, then don't miss a visit to Gandhi Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kanyakumari online road trip planner .

Drive from Thiruvalla to Kanyakumari in 5.5 hours. May in Kanyakumari sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Sunset View Point ©
Sunset View Point
Kaalikesam Waterfalls ©
Kaalikesam Waterfalls