10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Mumbai (Bombay)
Fly + taxi:  4​h
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Mumbai (Bombay)

2
days
Munnar

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens and then get great views at Pothamedu Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

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Mumbai (Bombay) to Munnar is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

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Tea Gardens
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church

1
day
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 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve.

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You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

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Periyar Tiger Reserve

4
days
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Paradesi Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kerala Folklore Museum and Hill Palace of Tripunithura. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal (in Alappuzha) and Marari Beach (in Mararikulam). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Marys Jacobite Syrian Church, and take a stroll through Jew Town.

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You can drive from Thekkady to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

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St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, Marari Beach
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Paradesi Synagogue
Marari Beach
Church of Saint Francis

3
days
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and Napier Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala (The Art of India & Varkala Beach). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, contemplate the long history of Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vizhinjam Lighthouse.

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Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

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Varkala, Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach
Lighthouse Beach

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