10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Kasaragod
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Munnar
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Kasaragod

Kasaragod ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kappil Beach.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kasaragod tour site .

Mumbai to Kasaragod is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, daytime highs in Kasaragod are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Kannur.

Things to do in Kasaragod

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bekal
Highlights from your plan
Kappil Beach ©
Kappil Beach
Bekal Beach ©
Bekal Beach
Kottancheri Hills ©
Kottancheri Hills

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 30th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Madayipara, enjoy the sand and surf at Payyambalam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Choottad Beach. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Fort St. Angelos, enjoy the sand and surf at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, and then stroll through Thottada Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Kannur road trip planner.

You can drive from Kasaragod to Kannur in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Kannur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Payyambalam Beach ©
Payyambalam Beach
Fort St. Angelos ©
Fort St. Angelos

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 2nd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, then view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, then examine the collection at Hill Palace of Tripunithura, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chottanikkara Devi Temple. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Mattancherry, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Kannur to Kochi (Cochin) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Mattancherry ©
Mattancherry
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Attukal Waterfalls, pause for some serene contemplation at C.S.I Christ Church, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Lakkam Waterfalls and then identify plant and animal life at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Munnar online road trip planner .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Munnar in 2.5 hours. October in Munnar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Lakkam Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Attukal Waterfalls ©
Attukal Waterfalls

2
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.
On the 6th (Sat), stop by Keralashopee, enjoy the sand and surf at Hawa Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Padmanabhapuram Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Vizhinjam Lighthouse, stroll through Samudra Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shanghumukham Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. October in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kovalam, Padmanabhapuram Palace
Highlights from your plan
Hawa Beach ©
Hawa Beach
Samudra Beach ©
Samudra Beach
Vizhinjam Lighthouse ©
Vizhinjam Lighthouse

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