10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala & Kanyakumari Itinerary

Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Kanyakumari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Cherai Beach.

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Kolkata (Calcutta) to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Kochi (Cochin): highs are around 39°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

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Cherai Beach

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Photo Point, examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

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Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Thekkady.

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Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum

2
days
Thekkady

Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Periyar National Park. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kanyakumari.

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Periyar National Park
Abraham's Spice Garden

2
days
Kanyakumari

Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bhagavathy Amman Temple, then kick back and relax at Kanyakumari Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Vattakottai Fort, then kick back and relax at Thengapattinam Beach, then appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, and finally make a trip to Gandhi Memorial.

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Traveling by car from Thekkady to Kanyakumari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kovalam.

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Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Kanyakumari Beach
Thiruvalluvar Statue

2
days
Kovalam

Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the engineering at Neyyar Dam and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vellayani Lake. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Traveling by car from Kanyakumari to Kovalam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kovalam

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Neyyar Dam
Spas & Wellness
Vellayani Lake

few
hours
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.
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is very close to Kovalam. In February, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off tohome.

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