10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Kannur
— 3 nights
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
New Delhi

2
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.
On the 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and then make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, stroll through Kovalam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour planner.

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) when traveling from New Delhi in March, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Lighthouse Beach

2
days
Alappuzha

Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vijay Beach Park and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Kerala Backwaters.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alappuzha travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Alappuzha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Kerala Backwaters
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Kerala Backwaters
Marari Beach
Vijay Beach Park

2
days
Thekkady

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Periyar Spice & Ayurvedic Garden and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the activities along Periyar Lake, and then admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady itinerary maker.

You can drive from Alappuzha to Thekkady in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

1
day
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.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam and then take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Munnar vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Parks
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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam

2
days
Kannur

A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kottiyoor Mahadeva Temple, then stroll through Parassinikkadavu Snake Park, then enjoy the sea views from Cannanore Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Payyambalam Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kannur travel planner.

Getting from Munnar to Kannur by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Thottada Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Payyambalam Beach

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