10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

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Portland
Fly:
31​h
Kochi (Cochin)
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:
1​h 45​min
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:
2​h
Bengaluru
— 1 night
Fly:
34​h
Portland

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4
days
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Marari Beach and Cherai Beach. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Wonderla Amusement Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) vacation builder.

Portland, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 13 hour difference. Traveling from Portland in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kochi (Cochin), with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Sightseeing, Parks, Beaches, Theme Parks
SIDE TRIP : Marari Beach
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2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stroll through Kovalam Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks, Beaches, Sightseeing, Historic Sites
SIDE TRIP : Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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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 30th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kovalam to Bengaluru by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Museums, Childrens Museums, Sightseeing, Parks
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