10 days in India Itinerary

10 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Munnar
— 2 nights
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
3
Kumarakom
— 1 night
4
Alappuzha
— 1 night
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 day
6
Kovalam
— 2 nights
7
Kanyakumari
— 1 night

2
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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 12th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Anamudi Peak, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lakkam Waterfalls, and then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar trip itinerary builder app.

Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Lakkam Waterfalls
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Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Anamudi Peak ©
Anamudi 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 14th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden, then experience rural life at Spice Walk, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple. On your second day here, stop by Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then explore the activities along Periyar Lake.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady trip builder.

Drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation ©
Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

1
night
Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
On the 16th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kottayam Cheriapally, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Thangal Hill, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Knanaya Church, and finally make a trip to Kumaranalloor.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kumarakom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kumarakom takes 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kumarakom can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Kottayam, Thangal Hill
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Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary ©
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Kumaranalloor ©
Kumaranalloor
Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally

1
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.
For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Alappuzha travel planner.

Drive from Kumarakom to Alappuzha in an hour. December in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

1
day
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 18th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shanghumukham Beach ©
Shanghumukham Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then kick back and relax at Samudra Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Kovalam journey planner.

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kovalam in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Kovalam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Spas & Wellness
Samudra Beach ©
Samudra Beach

1
night
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 20th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Ransom Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sothavilai Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jain Temple Kanyakumari.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kanyakumari online route maker.

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Kanyakumari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sunset View Point ©
Sunset View Point
Bhagavathy Amman Temple ©
Bhagavathy Amman Temple
Our Lady of Ransom Church ©
Our Lady of Ransom Church

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