10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Bhopal

2
nights
Kannur

Kannur ©
A cultural capital on the state's relatively quiet northern coast, Kannur has long been associated with textile production and temple rituals, earning it the nickname, the "Land of Looms and Lores." Most Kannur itineraries will include observing theyyam rituals performed at the temples, where the traditions have origins dating back thousands of years.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the views from Thalassery Sea Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Arakkal Museum, then stroll through Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, and finally stroll through Thottada Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Madayipara and then enjoy the sand and surf at Payyambalam Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kannur planner .

Bhopal to Kannur is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): browse the different shops at LuLu Mall, wander the streets of Jew Town, then see the interesting displays at International Tourism Police Station and Police Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Kashi Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Antony's Shrine, and finally contemplate the long history of Edappally Church Complex.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) road trip website .

Drive from Kannur to Kochi (Cochin) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Kochi (Cochin) are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Jew Town ©
Jew Town

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 1st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tour builder .

Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace ©

2
nights
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 Elephant Junction. On the 3rd (Mon), get outside with Persian Paradise Elephant Ride and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, then identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden.

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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 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Persian Paradise Elephant Ride ©
Persian Paradise Elephant Ride

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 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mistletoe art Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church

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