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7 days in Southern India - what should I do?

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7 days in Southern India - what should I do?

Hi!

Going to be in India for whole of February but will have from 20th to 27th down south. Would like the best southern india expereience possible in that short time. I am a single female traveller.

Thanks in advance!

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1. Re: 7 days in Southern India - what should I do?

You should specify your preference of the sights you would like to visit (historical, metropolitan,Beaches or mountains) & the budget in mind to get a realistic advice

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2. Re: 7 days in Southern India - what should I do?

Anne M

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Arrive and depart from Kochi.

Fort Cochin - 1 night - Chinese nets, remains of the colonial past.

Munnar - Tea plantatiions - 1 night

Parambikulam Tiger reserve - 2 nights

Trichur - temple fesrivals with decorated elephants, day with elephant, - 2 night

houseboat moved with out engiine - 1 night

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3. Re: 7 days in Southern India - what should I do?

Kerala is undoubtedly the place you cannot miss, if you plan a visit to the South of India. If you are fond of historical places, head to Hampi and Mysore by pivoting around Bangalore.If not, you can straight away head to Kerala by starting your journey from Kochi(Ernakulam).Head to Munnar(misty hills and tea estates) then Alleppey( famous backwaters of Kerala) and finally Varkala or Kovalam(sea side).You can exit out of Trivandrum(the capital of Kerala)

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4. Re: 7 days in Southern India - what should I do?

You can choose between three states which are rich in culture, heritage, wildlife etc.

Kerala:

1. Cochin: Heritage, History

2. Munnar: Tea Plantations, Wildlife

3. Periyar/Thekkady: Wild Life, Spice Plantations

4. Kumarakom/Alleppey: Backwater, House Boats

5. Kovalam/Poovar: Beach

6. Wayanad: Wildlife, Coffee Plantation

Tamil Nadu:

1. Mahabalipuram: Heritage, Temple

2. Pondicherry: Heritage (French Colony)

3. Tanjavur: Temple, Painting

4. Chettinad: Heritage, Tiles

5. Madurai: Temple

6. Kanchipuram: Saree

Karnataka:

Humpi: Temple, Heritage

Mysore: Palace, Heritage

Coorg: Tea/Coffee Plantation

Kabini: Wildlife

Chicamangalur: Coffee Plantations

Shravana Belagola: Buddha Statue, Heritage

There are many many other places as well in the whole of South India.

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5. Re: 7 days in Southern India - what should I do?

Hi

Welcome to Kerala.

Day 1 Reach Kochi in the morning. sightseeing of Kochi. Stay Kochi

Day 2 Travel to Alleppey and do houseboat.

Day 3 Travel to Kovalam

Day 4 At Kovalam. Night travel to Calicut.

Day 5 Early morning reach Wayanad. Sightseeing Wayanad.

Day 6 Sightseeing Wayanad. Stay Wayanad

Day 7 Early morning travel to Mysore and sightseeing Mysore. Night Stay Mysore.

Day 8 Travel out from Bangalore Airport.

Regards

Sam

Groowynd Holidays in Wayanad

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