9 days in Kerala Itinerary

9 days in Kerala Itinerary

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9 days in Kerala Itinerary

Chandigarh
Fly + taxi + train:  6​h 45​min
Thrissur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Chandigarh

2
days
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vadakkunnathan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Sobha City Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Camp Sanctuary.

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Chandigarh to Thrissur is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. December in Thrissur sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Munnar.

Things to do in Thrissur

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Guruvayur
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Elephant Camp Sanctuary ©
Elephant Camp Sanctuary
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

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 your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, and finally admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam.

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Getting from Thrissur to Munnar by car takes about 2.5 hours. December in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thekkady.

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Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©

1
day
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mangladevi Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangala Devi Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then get some fabulous bargains at Tropical Chocolate Factory, and finally look for gifts at Kerala Crafts.

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You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Tropical Chocolate Factory ©
Tropical Chocolate Factory

2
days
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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.
On the 26th (Tue), stroll through Kovalam Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and then look for gifts at Parthas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Keralashopee, look for all kinds of wild species at Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, and then stop by Ramachandran Textiles.

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Getting from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

The Art of India, Kovalam Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
The Art of India
The Art of India

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