15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
3
Lakshadweep
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
4
Mysuru (Mysore)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  22​h 15​min
End: New York City

4
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.
Step out of Kochi (Cochin) with an excursion to Marari Beach in Mararikulam--about 1h 15 min away. Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Wonderla Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vallarpadam Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, and kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary builder .

New York City, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from New York City to Kochi (Cochin), you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 92°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Wonderla Amusement Park ©
Wonderla Amusement Park
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

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 2nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Munnar vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 2.5 hours. In April in Munnar, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Lakshadweep.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

2
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Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep ©
Lakshadweep tourism thrives due to its remote and secluded appeal and coral reefs.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): head off the coast to Minicoy Island.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lakshadweep road trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Munnar to Lakshadweep with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mysuru (Mysore).

Things to do in Lakshadweep

Nature Parks
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Minicoy Island ©
Minicoy Island

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mysore Maharajah's Palace (Amba Vilas), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shweta Varahaswamy Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Karanji Lake, then make a trip to Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, and then ponder the design of Brindavan Garden.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mysuru (Mysore) trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lakshadweep to Mysuru (Mysore). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Mysuru (Mysore)

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Adiranga
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens ©
Brindavan Garden ©
Brindavan Garden

3
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 9th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Shooting Point, then explore the activities along Pykara Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake, and finally look for gifts at Moddy's Chocolates.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) travel website .

Traveling by car from Mysuru (Mysore) to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) can reach 98°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. On the 11th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping
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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

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