10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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

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.
Step out of Kochi (Cochin) to go to Mararikulam and see Marari Beach, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Chinese Fishing Nets, explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, and admire the landmark architecture of Jeevamatha Church.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) day trip website .

Ahmedabad to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kochi (Cochin) when traveling from Ahmedabad in November, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Town (Spas, Varkala Beach, & more), Chowara Beach (in Chowara) and Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach & Kovalam Beach). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, head off the coast to Poovar Island, and see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Varkala Town, Kovalam, Chowara Beach
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Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Varkala Beach ©
Varkala Beach

2
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 27th (Wed): get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and then see the sky in a new way at Green land spice garden.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Thekkady trip itinerary maker site .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

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
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 the 29th (Fri), admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Tea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar trip planner.

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 3 hours. November in Munnar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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