10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mararikulam
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Thekkady
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Kerala Folklore Museum and then buy something for everyone on your list at LuLu Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Francis, stop by Anokhi, look for gifts at Kochi Books, then stop by Idiom Book Sellers, then take in the exciting artwork at Kashi Art Gallery, and finally stop by Waltons Boutique.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) online tour itinerary planner .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 37°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Mararikulam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
LuLu Mall ©
LuLu Mall
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Church of Saint Francis ©
Church of Saint Francis

2
nights
Mararikulam

Mararikulam ©
If you're looking for soft sand and warm water, plan a vacation in Mararikulam.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Velorvattom Mahadeva Temple, enjoy the sand and surf at Mararikulam Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marari Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mararikulam trip maker tool .

Drive from Kochi (Cochin) to Mararikulam in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Mararikulam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Mararikulam Beach ©
Mararikulam Beach
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple ©
Mararikulam Mahadeva Temple

1
night
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 27th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, then look and learn at Green land spice garden, and then look for gifts at Kerala Crafts.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Thekkady road trip planning site .

You can drive from Mararikulam to Thekkady in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Abraham's Spice Garden ©
Abraham's Spice Garden
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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): admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then examine the collection at Tea Museum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munnar online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Thekkady to Munnar in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum
Rose Gardens ©
Rose Gardens

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Vizhinjam Lighthouse. Shop till you drop at Shri Chitra Art Gallery and Ramachandran. Explore Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)'s surroundings by going to Kovalam (Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, look for gifts at Keralashopee, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Neeramankara Shiva Temple.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
Highlights from your plan
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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