15 days in South India Itinerary

15 days in South India Itinerary

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Hyderabad
— 2 nights
2
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
3
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
5
Thekkady
— 2 nights
6
Munnar
— 2 nights
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights

2
nights
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 14th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir, explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, stop by Modi Pearls, then admire the striking features of Chowmahalla Palace, and finally explore the ancient world of Divya Saketam. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Golconda Fort, browse the eclectic array of goods at Laad Bazaar, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Charminar.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hyderabad online vacation planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Hyderabad is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to India Standard Time (IST) is 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in November: high temperatures in Hyderabad hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort

1
night
Mysuru (Mysore)

Mysuru (Mysore) ©
A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, then meet the residents at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, and then let your taste buds guide you at Gully Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) online travel route planner.

You can fly from Hyderabad to Mysuru (Mysore) in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in November, expect nights in Mysuru (Mysore) to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Mysuru Palace ©
Mysuru Palace
Gully Tours ©
Gully Tours
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens

2
nights
Bengaluru

Bengaluru ©
Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Bangalore Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Omkareshwarar Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally walk around Cubbon Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Wonderla Amusement Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bengaluru trip website.

Drive from Mysuru (Mysore) to Bengaluru in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Bengaluru

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lalbagh Botanical Garden ©
Lalbagh Botanical Garden
Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
ISKCON Temple Bangalore ©
ISKCON Temple Bangalore

2
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.
On the 19th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Napier Museum, then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and then stop by Sarwaa.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions planner.

Fly from Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks · Spas · Museums

Side Trip

Kovalam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, and finally relax in the rural setting at Philip's Natural Honey And Bee Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, paddle through the water with Green Kerala Tours & Travels, then see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally stop by Green Land Spice Garden.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Thekkady holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
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 23rd (Mon): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and finally take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar planning site.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and finally wander the streets of Jew Town.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kochi (Cochin) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Mattancherry Palace ©
Mattancherry Palace
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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