13 days in India Itinerary

13 days in India Itinerary

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13 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
1
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kalpetta
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Kottayam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
End: Chennai


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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bhoga Nandishwara Temple and Savandurga. Get out of town with these interesting Bengaluru side-trips: Chandira Choodeswarar Temple (in Hosur) and Ramadevara Betta Hill (in Ramanagara). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Flight 4 Fantasy, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Cathedral, and make a trip to Vasantha Vallabharayaswamy Temple.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bengaluru. In October, daytime highs in Bengaluru are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Chandira Choodeswarar Temple, Ramadevara Betta Hill, Bhoga Nandishwara Temple, Savandurga
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Savandurga ©
Savandurga
Flight 4 Fantasy ©
Flight 4 Fantasy
Chandira Choodeswarar Temple ©
Chandira Choodeswarar Temple

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at KIzhunna Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Choottad Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Alakapuri Waterfalls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Munderi Kadavu Bird Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kannur trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Bengaluru to Kannur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Kalpetta.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Choottad Beach ©
Choottad Beach
Munderi Kadavu Bird Sanctuary ©
Munderi Kadavu Bird Sanctuary
KIzhunna Beach ©
KIzhunna Beach

2
nights
Kalpetta

Kalpetta ©
One of the district's main tourist hubs, Kalpetta offers easy access to a number of man-made and natural attractions.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the engineering at Padinjarathara Dam and then identify plant and animal life at Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption Forane Church, then don't miss a visit to Phantom Rock, then get engrossed in the history at Wayanad Heritage Museum (Ambalavayal Heritage Museum), and finally admire the sheer force of Kanthanpara Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalpetta trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Kannur to Kalpetta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Kalpetta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kalpetta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sulthan Bathery, Phantom Rock
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Kanthanpara Waterfall ©
Kanthanpara Waterfall
Phantom Rock ©
Phantom Rock

1
night
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 12th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple, and then examine the collection at Priyadarshini Planetarium.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kalpetta to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary ©
Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary
Priyadarshini Planetarium ©
Priyadarshini Planetarium
Neeramankara Shiva Temple ©
Neeramankara Shiva Temple

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nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 13th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden, then experience rural life at Spice Walk, then take in the pleasant sights at Parunthumpara, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pattumala Matha Church. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, then take in nature's colorful creations at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden, then take in the dramatic scenery at Suruli Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady vacation planner .

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kottayam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Parunthumpara, Suruli Falls, Pattumala Matha Church
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Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden
Suruli Falls ©
Suruli Falls
Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden ©
Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden

1
night
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
On the 15th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Aiyyanpara, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Marmala Waterfall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kottayam itinerary app .

Getting from Thekkady to Kottayam by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kottayam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kottayam

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Aiyyanpara ©
Aiyyanpara
Marmala Waterfall ©
Marmala Waterfall
Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple ©
Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple

2
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Vallarpadam Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Thrissur (Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine & Kauthuka Park). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple and don't miss a visit to Kadamattom Chruch.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Kottayam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 2 hours. October in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Thrissur, Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Shiva Temple ©
Shiva Temple

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