10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Phaltan
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: Phaltan

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.
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, don't miss a visit to Chinese Fishing Nets, then deepen your understanding at Kerala Kathakali Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally wander the streets of Jew Town. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Mattancherry Palace, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then kick back and relax at Cherai Beach.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) route builder tool .

Phaltan to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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 11th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, stop by Tata Tea Outlet, and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, then take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar itinerary planner.

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 4 hours. In November, daytime highs in Munnar are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

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 13th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Periyar Tiger Reserve, explore the activities along Periyar Lake, then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip app .

You can drive from Munnar to Thekkady in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Fri), admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Napier Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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