7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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7 days in India Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Alappuzha
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Padmanabhapuram Palace and Janardhana Swami Temple. You'll get in some beach time at Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Varkala (Anjengo Fort & Varkala Beach). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, examine the collection at Napier Museum, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip planning website .

Hyderabad to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hyderabad in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Varkala, Kovalam, Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Padmanabhapuram Palace ©
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

few
hours
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Alappuzha Lighthouse and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alappuzha tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Alappuzha takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites
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Alappuzha Lighthouse ©
Alappuzha Lighthouse
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

1
night
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 1st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady journey website .

Traveling by car from Alappuzha to Thekkady takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Munnar sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Munnar are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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