6 days in Kerala Itinerary

6 days in Kerala Itinerary

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6 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Alappuzha
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bekal
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

2
days
Kovalam

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 1st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Samudra Beach, then stop by Keralashopee, then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Hawa Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kovalam trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai to Kovalam is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kovalam when traveling from Mumbai in January, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

1
day
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Alappuzha Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Alappuzha sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kovalam to Alappuzha in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Alappuzha, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Alappuzha

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Mararikulam
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Alappuzha Lighthouse ©
Alappuzha Lighthouse

2
days
Kannur

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 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Azhikkal Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Payyambalam Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Fort St. Angelos. On your second day here, stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thottada Beach, and then kick back and relax at Choottad Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kannur day trip planning tool .

Getting from Alappuzha to Kannur by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Bekal.

Things to do in Kannur

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Azhikkal Beach
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach

1
day
Bekal

Bekal ©
Bekal is a small town in the Kasaragod district on the West coast of the state of Kerala, India.Tourist attractionsThere are several attractions in the area: the giant keyhole shaped Bekal Fort, the golden expanse of a beautiful beach surrounding the fort, backwaters and hill destinations and the water sport facilities nearby. On the 6th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Kappil Beach, steep yourself in history at Bekal Fort, and then kick back and relax at Bekal Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bekal visit site .

Drive from Kannur to Bekal in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bekal

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Bekal Fort
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Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
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Bekal Fort

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