10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Kannur
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Thrissur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Attractions like Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach and Sri Rajarajeswara Temple make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple in Parassinikadavu (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Thottada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at KIzhunna Beach, don't miss a visit to Annapoorneswary Temple, and take in the views from Thalassery Sea Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kannur visit planning website .

Bengaluru to Kannur is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thrissur.

Things to do in Kannur

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple, Azhikkal Beach
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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Thottada Beach ©
Thottada Beach
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple ©
Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple

2
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Thrissur

Thrissur ©
One of the oldest and largest cities in the center of the state, Thrissur hosts a wealth of festivals throughout the year.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), admire the striking features of Guruvayur Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thiruvambadi Krishna Shrine. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at Kauthuka Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arattupuzha Sree Sastha Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Triprayar Sri Rama Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadakkunnathan Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Thrissur vacation builder .

You can drive from Kannur to Thrissur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Thrissur sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Thrissur

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Guruvayur, Triprayar Sri Rama Temple
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Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

2
nights
Alappuzha

Alappuzha ©
Affectionately known as Alleppey to locals and tourists alike, Alappuzha acts as a major transport and cultural hub on the Kerala backwaters.
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at International Coir Museum, kick back and relax at Marari Beach, and then kick back and relax at Alappuzha Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Andrew's Basilica Arthunkal, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alappuzha trip builder site .

Getting from Thrissur to Alappuzha by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Alappuzha are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Alappuzha

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple ©
Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

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.
Family-friendly places like Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Magic Planet Theme Park will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Kovalam Beach (in Kovalam) and Varkala (Varkala Beach & The Art of India). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, don't miss a visit to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, kick back and relax at Shanghumukham Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sree Mahadeva Temple.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Alappuzha to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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