7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Rajkot
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Kannur
— 1 night
+3
train + taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Mararikulam
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
Rajkot

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 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Choottad Beach, kick back and relax at Thottada Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Azhikkal Beach, then kick back and relax at Payyambalam Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kannur travel planning tool .

Rajkot to Kannur is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kannur

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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

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawa Beach, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then stroll through Kovalam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Samudra Beach, then don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then look for gifts at Keralashopee, and finally kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kovalam route builder site .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Kannur to Kovalam in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kovalam

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

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

1
day
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
On the 6th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, then kick back and relax at Thottappally Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alappuzha Beach.

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Traveling by car from Kovalam to Mararikulam takes 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mararikulam are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mararikulam

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

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

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