8 days in Kerala Itinerary

8 days in Kerala Itinerary

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8 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Kasaragod
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Kannur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Munnar
— Few hours
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Lucknow

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Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kappil Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bekal Beach, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Bekal Fort, and finally don't miss a visit to Bekal Fort.

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Lucknow to Kasaragod is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kasaragod when traveling from Lucknow in October, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Payyambalam Beach, then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kannur trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kasaragod to Kannur takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Munnar.

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#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

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Munnar

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 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at C.S.I Christ Church, then take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens.

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You can drive from Kannur to Munnar in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

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#Parks, #Shopping, #Museums
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Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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nights
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.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then stroll through Kovalam Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Vizhinjam Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then kick back and relax at Samudra Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam attractions planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Kovalam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kovalam

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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nights
Kochi (Cochin)

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.
On the 9th (Tue), browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, and finally take a stroll through Mattancherry. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Kochi Books, look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally wander the streets of Jew Town.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kovalam to Kochi (Cochin) in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

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