9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Munnar
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  3​h
Kovalam
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
New Delhi

2
days
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Periyar National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip itinerary planning site .

New Delhi to Thekkady is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Periyar National Park ©
Periyar National Park

2
days
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.
On the 24th (Wed), get great views at Pothamedu Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Munnar holiday planner.

Drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. January in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lakkam Waterfalls
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Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Lakkam Waterfalls ©
Lakkam Waterfalls
Pothamedu Viewpoint ©
Pothamedu Viewpoint

2
days
Munnar

Munnar ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Tea Museum, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Top Station.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Munnar trip planning tool .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Top Station
Top Station
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

1
day
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 29th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kovalam driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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