10 days in Kerala & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

10 days in Kerala & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala & Kodagu (Coorg) Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
5
Kodagu (Coorg)
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Marari Beach and Cherai Beach will thrill your kids. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at LuLu Mall and Indian Industries. There's still lots to do: stop by Kochi Books, take in the exciting artwork at Kerala Museum, admire the striking features of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and browse the exhibits of Durbar Hall Art Gallery.

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Mumbai to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Mumbai, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Kochi (Cochin), ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach

1
night
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 4th (Mon): take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then view the masterpieces at Mistletoe art Gallery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Munnar trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar takes 4 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Shopping Museums
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Abraham's Spice Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady online day trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

3
nights
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.
Visit Kovalam Beach and Lighthouse Beach for some beach relaxation. Family-friendly places like Varkala Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) side-trips: Kovalam (Vizhinjam Fishing Harbour & Hawa Beach) and Varkala (Moon Stone Arts & Asparagus). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Travancore and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Mahadeva Temple.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kodagu (Coorg).

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kovalam, Varkala
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

1
night
Kodagu (Coorg)

Kodagu (Coorg) ©
The hill station of Kodagu consists of a number of small towns amid a vast landscape of forested hills, rocky outcrops, and waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Dubare Elephant Camp.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kodagu (Coorg) road trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kodagu (Coorg) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kodagu (Coorg)

Parks Wildlife
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Dubare Elephant Camp ©
Dubare Elephant Camp

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