10 days in South India Itinerary

10 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South India tour itinerary planner
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
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2
Munnar
— 2 nights
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Bengaluru
— 2 nights
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Mysuru (Mysore)
— 1 night
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Hyderabad
— 1 night
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Kochi (Cochin) — 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Walking tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and take a stroll through Jew Town.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip maker site.

Washington, USA to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. You can also travel. Traveling from Washington to Kochi (Cochin), you'll lose 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Washington in April: high temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) hover around 92°F and lows are around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munnar.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:

Munnar — 2 nights

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 3rd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lakkam Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Munnar vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Bengaluru.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip
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Bengaluru — 2 nights

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 5th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, buy something for everyone on your list at Orion Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Subramanya Swamy Devasthanam, then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and finally wander the streets of Commercial Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dodda Ganapathi Temple, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ragigudda Sri Prasanna Anjaneyaswamy Temple, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bengaluru itinerary planner.

You can fly from Munnar to Bengaluru in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bengaluru when traveling from Munnar in May, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Mysuru (Mysore).
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Adventure · Spas
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Mysuru (Mysore) — 1 night

A historic and culturally distinctive city, Mysuru (Mysore) has all the stories, artworks, and architecture you'd hope to find in the former capital city of a rich kingdom.
On the 7th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Philomena Church, explore the historical opulence of Mysuru Palace, stop by Adil & Azam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Somnathpura Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Nandi Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mysuru (Mysore) trip maker site.

Getting from Bengaluru to Mysuru (Mysore) by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in May: highs in Mysuru (Mysore) hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Hyderabad.
Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

Hyderabad — 1 night

Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hyderabad attractions planner.

You can fly from Mysuru (Mysore) to Hyderabad in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in May; daily highs in Hyderabad reach 103°F and lows reach 80°F. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sat).
Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
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