10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South India holiday planner
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mararikulam
— 1 night
Drive
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Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive
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Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly to Hubli, Taxi to Gokarna
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Gokarna
— 1 night
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Kochi (Cochin) — 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica and Loving Earth Yoga. Step out of the city life by going to Alappuzha Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Kochi (Cochin): Alappuzha (Kayaking & Canoeing & Edathua Church). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, take a stroll through Jew Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online visit planner.

Washington, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 168-hour travel. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Kochi (Cochin) is 10.5 hours. In February, Kochi (Cochin) is much warmer than Washington - with highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Mararikulam.
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Mararikulam — 1 night

If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam in 1.5 hours. In February in Mararikulam, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 75°F at night. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thekkady.
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Thekkady — 1 night

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, stroll through Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip planner.

You can drive from Mararikulam to Thekkady in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kovalam.
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Kovalam — 1 night

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 25th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kovalam trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Kovalam are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gokarna.
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Gokarna — 1 night

The small temple town of Gokarna has changed drastically in recent years.
On the 26th (Fri), kick back and relax at Om Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kudle Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Gokarna takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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