7 days in India Itinerary

7 days in India Itinerary

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New Delhi
— 1 night
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Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
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Munnar
— 1 night
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Thekkady
— 1 night
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Kumarakom
— 1 night
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Kovalam
— 1 night

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New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Gandhi Smriti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, and finally contemplate the long history of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan), then don't miss a visit to Red Fort, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Delhi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in New Delhi

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Must see
Humayun's Tomb
4.6
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Food Tours
4.9
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India Gate
4.2

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Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©

Queen of the Arabian Sea

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Leens Export, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and finally deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

Plan my day in Kochi (Cochin) using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Delhi in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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Religious Site
Paradesi Synagogue
3.9
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Educational Site
Kerala Kathakali Centre
4.3

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Munnar

Munnar ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar road trip app.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks · Museums
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Garden
Tea Gardens
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Tea Museum
3.3

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady route builder tool.

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kumarakom.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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Wildlife Area
Periyar Tiger Reserve
3.2
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Water Body
Periyar Lake
2.9

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Kumarakom

Kumarakom ©
Kumarakom features one of Kerala's most scenic lakes as the backdrop and serves as a gateway to the area's famous backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of Kumarakom Craft Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kumarakom day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kumarakom takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kumarakom

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Wildlife Area
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
1.2
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History Museum
Kumarakom Craft Museum
4.0

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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.
On the 20th (Tue), examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip maker website.

You can drive from Kumarakom to Kovalam in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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Architectural Building
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
4.4

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