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)
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Idukki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Guruvayur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Sarwaa, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and then stroll through Kovalam Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) attractions planner .

New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Delhi in June, plan for little chillier days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, stop by Abraham's Spice Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mangladevi Temple, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thekkady trip maker tool .

Drive from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Thekkady in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Idukki.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Spas
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction
Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum ©

2
nights
Idukki

Idukki ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Dolmenoid Cists, then identify plant and animal life at Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary, and then contemplate the long history of Ramakkal. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Beehive Honey Park, Passion Fruit Farm and then look for all kinds of wild species at Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Idukki visit planning site .

You can drive from Thekkady to Idukki in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Idukki

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beehive Honey Park, Passion Fruit Farm
Highlights from your plan
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
Beehive Honey Park, Passion Fruit Farm ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre, examine the collection at Tea Museum, then stop by Tata Tea Outlet, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munnar trip planner .

Traveling by car from Idukki to Munnar takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Munnar

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

1
night
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Camp Sanctuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), then admire the landmark architecture of Guruvayur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Guruvayur online travel route planner .

Drive from Munnar to Guruvayur in 5 hours. June in Guruvayur sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Guruvayur

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Camp Sanctuary ©
Elephant Camp Sanctuary
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram

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 1st (Mon): take a stroll through Jew Town, get all the information you need at International Tourism Police Station and Police Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edappally Church Complex, admire the masterpieces at Kerala Folklore Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum Kochi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) online travel planner .

You can drive from Guruvayur to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kochi (Cochin) can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

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

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