10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thrissur
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple and Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace. Go for a jaunt from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Kovalam to see Kovalam Beach about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, have fun and explore at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island.

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New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Delhi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Kovalam Beach, Holy Land
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Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple ©
Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation and Spice Walk. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, revel in the low prices at Hachi Chocolate Homemade, take some stellar pictures from Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and experience rural life at Spice Cloud.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Green land spice garden ©
Green land spice garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve

2
nights
Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Athirappilly Waterfalls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple, and then admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Ilanjippara Waterfall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shatrughna Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kurumbakavu Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thrissur online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Thekkady to Thrissur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Thrissur, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Guruvayur Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Vadakkunnathan Temple ©
Vadakkunnathan Temple
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple ©
Paramekavu Bhagavathy Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, take in the pleasant sights at Queen's Walkway, make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, then gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Syro-Malabar Catholic Church of Forane, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edappally Church Complex, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Thrissur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets

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