12 days in South India Itinerary

12 days in South India Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South India trip planner

Make it your trip
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Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly
4
Bengaluru
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Kurnool
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Hyderabad
— 1 night

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Munnar

— 2 nights

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.
Spend the 30th (Fri) exploring nature at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. There's much more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar tour itinerary planner.

Hyderabad to Munnar is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Thekkady

— 3 nights
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Escape the urban bustle at Elephant Junction and Periyar Tiger Reserve forest. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, get outside with Anakkara Spice Spice Tourism Circuit, and stroll through Periyar Tiger Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Munnar to Thekkady by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
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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 4th (Wed): stroll through Kovalam Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kovalam tour planning tool.

Getting from Thekkady to Kovalam by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Bengaluru.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Bengaluru

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley of India

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Bangalore Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bannerghatta National Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then engage your brain at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Traveling by flight from Kovalam to Bengaluru takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Kovalam in August, Bengaluru is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Kurnool.

Things to do in Bengaluru

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife
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Kurnool

— 2 nights
Kurnool is a city, former princely state and the headquarters of Kurnool district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ahobilam Temple. On the 7th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ahobilam Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nava Narasimha Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jumma Masjid.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kurnool online attractions planner.

Getting from Bengaluru to Kurnool by car takes about 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Kurnool

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Hyderabad

— 1 night

City of Pearls

Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Golconda Fort, then admire the masterpieces at Salar Jung Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hyderabad vacation maker.

You can drive from Kurnool to Hyderabad in 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyderabad

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