10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  2​h
1
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kollam
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Pothamedu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
End: Mumbai


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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Happyland Water Theme & Amusement Park, Poovar Island, Shanghumukham Beach, and other attractions. On the 1st (Sat), find something for the whole family at Happyland Water Theme & Amusement Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip planner.

Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kovalam.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Poovar Island ©
Poovar Island

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll through Hawa Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vellayani Lake.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kovalam tour itinerary app .

Kovalam is very close to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kollam.

Things to do in Kovalam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Vellayani Lake ©
Vellayani Lake
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach

1
night
Kollam

Kollam ©
The bustling old port city of Kollam has long stood as a center of international trade and mercantilism, and the center of town continues the tradition with its lively scenes of commerce.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kollam Beach as well as Munroe Island. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): head off the coast to Munroe Island, steep yourself in history at Port Kollam Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kollam Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kollam day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kovalam to Kollam takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kollam can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kollam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kollam Beach ©
Kollam Beach
Port Kollam Church ©
Port Kollam Church

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Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Abraham's Spice Garden as well as Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 5th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve and then look for gifts at Abraham's Spice Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Thekkady trip builder app .

Getting from Kollam to Thekkady by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pothamedu.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden

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Pothamedu

Pothamedu ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Munnar Holidays, Tea Gardens and Munnar Trekking Adventure. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with Munnar Trekking Adventure and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Keep things going the next day: see Munnar Holidays.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pothamedu trip planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Pothamedu by car takes about 3.5 hours. June in Pothamedu sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Pothamedu

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Munnar
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Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Munnar Trekking Adventure ©
Munnar Trekking Adventure
Munnar Holidays ©
Munnar Holidays

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes LuLu Mall, Church of Saint Francis, Spas, and other attractions. On the 8th (Sat), kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shiva Temple Ernakulam , then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then join in the after-dark buzz at Clubb 18, and finally stroll around Marine Drive. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis and then browse the different shops at LuLu Mall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Pothamedu to Kochi (Cochin) by car takes about 4 hours. June in Kochi (Cochin) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Parks Shopping Nightlife

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall

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