10 days in Hyderabad & Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Hyderabad & Kerala Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hyderabad
1
Hyderabad
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Hyderabad

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night
Hyderabad

Hyderabad ©
Teeming with history and heritage, Hyderabad draws visitors from all over the world with its old Indo-Islamic buildings, forts, and museums.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birla Mandir, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Puri Jagannath Temple, then explore the historical opulence of Golconda Fort, and finally make a trip to Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Chowmahalla Palace, then pause for some photo ops at Charminar, then explore the world behind art at Salar Jung Museum, and finally look for gifts at Modi Pearls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hyderabad trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Hyderabad. In October, daytime highs in Hyderabad are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Hyderabad

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Birla Mandir ©
Birla Mandir
Golconda Fort ©
Golconda Fort
Salar Jung Museum ©
Salar Jung Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and finally look for gifts at Leens Export. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): explore the galleries of Kerala Folklore Museum, then make a trip to Jew Town, then make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Hyderabad to Kochi (Cochin) in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. 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 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, see the interesting displays at Tea Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, and finally get great views at Pothamedu Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Photo Point, then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam, and then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the Munnar itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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nights
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 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction, admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then look for gifts at Green Land Spice Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thekkady online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

2
nights
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 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kovalam Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kovalam trip simple and quick.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Thekkady to Kovalam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kovalam

Spas Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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