29 days in South India & Dubai Itinerary

29 days in South India & Dubai Itinerary

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Kochi (Cochin), India
— 4 nights
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— 4 nights
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Thekkady, India
— 5 nights
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Munnar, India
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 12 nights
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Kochi (Cochin), India

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Marari Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Alappuzha Beach in Alappuzha (about 1h 40 min away). There's much more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

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New York City, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to India Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 10.5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get much hotter in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 92°F and lows about 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Evergreen City of India

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Shalimar Weaves, Varkala Beach, &more) and Rock cut temple (in Vizhinjam). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Palkulangara Devi Temple, examine the collection at Sunil's Wax Museum, and admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:

5
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Thekkady, India

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Periyar Tiger Reserve and Thekkady Rose Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, admire the natural beauty at Muthuplackal Aroma Organic Spices and Ayurvedic Garden, relax in the rural setting at Spice Cloud, and look for gifts at Green Land Spice Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip planner.

You can drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 22:

2
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Munnar, India

Southern Spice

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 (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, get great views at Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Munnar trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

12
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Family-friendly places like Wild Wadi Waterpark and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Dubai side-trips: Abu Dhabi (The Founder's Memorial, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Mon) at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Thu) at Al Montazah Parks. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Burj Khalifa, admire the natural beauty at Dubai Miracle Garden, kick back and relax at Jumeirah Public Beach, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dubai trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Munnar to Dubai in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Munnar to Dubai. In April in Dubai, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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