10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Udaipur
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Thekkady
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Udaipur

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.
Attractions like Marari Beach and Alappuzha Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kochi (Cochin): Alappuzha (Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple & Kayaking & Canoeing). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cherai Beach, admire the striking features of Mattancherry Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paradesi Synagogue, and gain insight at Kerala Kathakali Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary planning website .

Udaipur to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Udaipur in December, expect nights in Kochi (Cochin) to be warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Alappuzha, Marari Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Cherai Beach ©
Cherai Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kovalam Beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum): Varkala Beach (in Varkala) and Lighthouse Beach (in Kovalam). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Poovar Island, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo.

Plan my day in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Kochi (Cochin) to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Bring the kids along to Elephant Junction and Green land spice garden. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, delve into the lush surroundings at Periyar Tiger Reserve forest, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church.

Before you visit Thekkady, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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

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