9 days in India Itinerary

9 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Munnar
— Few hours
2
Alappuzha
— 3 nights
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
4
Pondicherry
— 1 day
5
Chennai
— 1 night

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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 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, and then get into the urban bustle at Kalari Kshethra.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Munnar day trip planner.

Nagpur to Munnar is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nagpur in May: highs in Munnar hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Munnar

Shopping Museums
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

3
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parumala Church and St. John's Orthodox Syrian Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Cherthala (St Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church ,Kokkamangalam & St. Mary's Forane Church) and Thiruvalla (Paliakkara Church, St Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church, &more). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Pulickattil The Handicraft Shop and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kidangamparambu Sree Bhuvaneswari Temple.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Alappuzha trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by bus from Munnar to Alappuzha takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Alappuzha are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thiruvalla, Cherthala, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach

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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.
Do your shopping at LuLu Mall and Joe Ikareth. Church of Saint Francis and Paradesi Synagogue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kochi (Cochin): Kodungallur (Marthoma Pontifical Shrine - Cradle of Christianity India & Kodungallur Bhagavathi Temple). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Salem Marthoma Church, take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, and explore the galleries of David Hall Gallery & Cafe.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Alappuzha to Kochi (Cochin) by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Kodungallur
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
day
Pondicherry

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): go for a stroll along the water at Seaside Promenade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally look for gifts at Ma Pondy Cherie.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pondicherry itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Pondicherry by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chennai.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ©

1
night
Chennai

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple, thenpause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Pondicherry to Chennai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
San Thome Church ©
San Thome Church

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