10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Munnar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kannur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Bekal
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Mumbai

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Climbing Tours and C.S.I Christ Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate La Saleth Church and Dolmen Circle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munnar: Christ the King Church (in Kodaikanal) and Amanalingeshwarar Temple (in Udumalpet). There's still lots to do: take a stroll around Kalari Kshethra, explore the ancient world of Muniyara - Anakottapara park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mount Carmel Church &Mount Carmel Pilgrim Centre.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Munnar visit planner.

Mumbai to Munnar is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Munnar can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kochi (Cochin).

Things to do in Munnar

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kodaikanal, Amanalingeshwarar Temple
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Kalari Kshethra ©
Kalari Kshethra
C.S.I Christ Church ©
C.S.I Christ Church
Christ the King Church ©
Christ the King Church

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 24th (Fri): explore the galleries of David Hall Gallery & Cafe, look for gifts at Waltons Boutique, then pause for some serene contemplation at Vallarpadam Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Edappally Church Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Shiva Temple Ernakulam and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kochi (Cochin) trip planner .

You can drive from Munnar to Kochi (Cochin) in 2.5 hours. In May in Kochi (Cochin), expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Shiva Temple Ernakulam
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Edappally Church Complex ©
Edappally Church Complex
Shiva Temple Ernakulam	©
Shiva Temple Ernakulam
Vallarpadam Church ©
Vallarpadam Church

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll through Thottada Beach, steep yourself in history at Fort St. Angelos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kottiyoor Mahadeva Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Choottad Beach.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kannur travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Kannur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Bekal.

Things to do in Kannur

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

2
nights
Bekal

Bekal ©
Bekal is a small town in the Kasaragod district on the West coast of the state of Kerala, India.Tourist attractionsThere are several attractions in the area: the giant keyhole shaped Bekal Fort, the golden expanse of a beautiful beach surrounding the fort, backwaters and hill destinations and the water sport facilities nearby. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Malla Temple, then identify plant and animal life at Kottancheri Hills, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bekal Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Swami Nithyanand Ashram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Anandashram, then steep yourself in history at Bekal Fort, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Trikkannad Tryambakeshwara Temple.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bekal online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Kannur to Bekal takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bekal

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kasaragod, Anandashram
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Anandashram ©
Anandashram
Trikkannad Tryambakeshwara Temple ©
Trikkannad Tryambakeshwara Temple
Swami Nithyanand Ashram ©
Swami Nithyanand Ashram

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