4 days in India & Trincomalee Itinerary

4 days in India & Trincomalee Itinerary

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4 days in India & Trincomalee Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— Few hours
Fly:  11​h
2
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  11​h
3
Thekkady, India
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chennai, India

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palkulangara Devi Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner .

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chennai in August: highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Trincomalee.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Historic Sites Museums
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

A center of Tamil culture and language, Trincomalee suffered greatly during the 30-year civil war, but the troubles haven't dimmed the natural and cultural charms of the place.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koneswaram Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Trincomalee online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Trincomalee takes 52.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Trincomalee

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koneswaram Temple ©
Koneswaram Temple
Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple ©
Sri Pathrakali Amman Temple

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Thekkady, India

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church and then walk around Thekkady Rose Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then see the interesting displays at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and finally see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Trincomalee to Thekkady takes 49.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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Thekkady Rose Park ©
Thekkady Rose Park
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden

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