14 days in South India Itinerary

14 days in South India Itinerary

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14 days in South India Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Kovalam
— 2 nights
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Guruvayur
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kasaragod
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Mysore District
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Neeramankara Shiva Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Vizhinjam Lighthouse in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kovalam trip maker app .

New Delhi to Kovalam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from New Delhi, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kovalam, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Chowara Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Spas

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jew Town and Lourde Matha Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Paradesi Synagogue and St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Ernakulam. Take a break from Kochi (Cochin) with a short trip to Marari Beach in Mararikulam, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach, take a stroll through Mattancherry, tee off at CIAL Golf Course, and stop by Joe Ikareth.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) sightseeing website .

Fly from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

2
nights
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Chavakkad Beach, admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Narayanamkulangara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Venkitachalapathy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chowallurpady Siva Temple, then stroll through Vadanapilly Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Triprayar Sri Rama Temple.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Guruvayur online holiday maker .

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Guruvayur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Chavakkad Beach, Vadanapilly Beach, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple ©
Triprayar Sri Rama Temple

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kannur is known for beaches, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thottada Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll around Chal Beach Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kannur trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Kannur takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kasaragod.

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Azhikode
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Spas

2
nights
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): kick back and relax at Kappil Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Anandashram, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Swami Nithyanand Ashram, and finally contemplate the long history of Hosdurg Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Madhur Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ananthapura Lake Temple, then contemplate the long history of Bekal Fort, and finally stroll through Bekal Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kasaragod online route maker .

You can drive from Kannur to Kasaragod in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kasaragod are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Mysore District.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bekal, Anandashram
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Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Bekal Fort ©
Bekal Fort
Swami Nithyanand Ashram ©
Swami Nithyanand Ashram

1
day
Mysore District

Mysore District ©
Mysore District is an administrative district located in the southern part of the state of Karnataka, India. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Chamundeshwari Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gunja Narasimha Swamy Temple, and then step into the grandiose world of Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas).

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mysore District trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Kasaragod to Mysore District takes 5.5 hours. In June, Mysore District is a bit cooler than Kasaragod - with highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mysore District

Historic Sites
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Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas) ©
Mysore Palace (Amba Vilas)
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple ©
Sri Chamundeshwari Temple

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