17 days in India Itinerary

17 days in India Itinerary

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Mararikulam
— 1 night
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
3
Hyderabad
— 2 nights
4
Goa
— 5 nights
5
Mumbai
— 3 nights
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights


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Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Mararikulam Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marari Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam trip planner.

Konni to Mararikulam is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Mararikulam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach

2
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Chottanikkara Devi Temple and Church of Saint Francis. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mattancherry and Spas & Wellness. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and browse the different shops at LuLu Mall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Mararikulam to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. May in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hyderabad.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Mattancherry ©
Mattancherry
Spas & Wellness

2
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Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chilkur Balaji Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puri Jagannath Temple, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hussain Sagar Lake.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hyderabad trip app.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Hyderabad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Hyderabad, with highs around 46°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Goa.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Puri Jagannath Temple ©
Puri Jagannath Temple
Chilkur Balaji Temple ©
Chilkur Balaji Temple
Hussain Sagar Lake ©
Hussain Sagar Lake

5
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Goa

Goa ©
On India's western coastline, the former Portuguese colony of Goa tells a visibly different story than the rest of India.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mobor Beach and Milsim Goa Paintball. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fontainhas and Reis Magos Fort. There's more to do: stroll through Majorda Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Morjim Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Goa online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hyderabad to Goa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Hyderabad, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Goa, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Goa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Mobor Beach ©
Mobor Beach
Fontainhas ©
Fontainhas
Majorda Beach ©
Majorda Beach

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Mumbai

Mumbai ©
Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Get a sense of the local culture at Babulnath Temple and Dharavi. Visit Mount Mary Basilica and Mahalakshmi Temple for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Aksa Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Kanheri Caves, enjoy the sand and surf at Chowpatty Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum.

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Getting from Goa to Mumbai by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Mumbai

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Chowpatty Beach ©
Chowpatty Beach
Babulnath Temple ©
Babulnath Temple
Aksa Beach ©
Aksa Beach

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Relax by the water at Hawa Beach and Shanghumukham Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Vizhinjam Lighthouse and Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Padmanabhapuram Palace (in Thuckalay) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Samudra Beach). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple and look for gifts at Keralashopee.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

You can fly from Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kovalam, Padmanabhapuram Palace
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Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse
Samudra Beach ©
Samudra Beach

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