10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kovalam
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Kozhikode
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kannur
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): wander the streets of Jew Town. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Mattancherry, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip planner.

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in August, with highs in Kochi (Cochin) at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Marari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Jew Town ©
Jew Town
Spas

2
nights
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Muthalapozhi, enjoy the sand and surf at Chowara Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Adimalathura Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kovalam road trip planner.

You can fly from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Kovalam, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Kozhikode.

Things to do in Kovalam

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Muthalapozhi, Chowara Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach
Spas

2
nights
Kozhikode

Kozhikode ©
Famous as the landing place of Vasco da Gama, the large industrial city of Kozhikode today acts as staging post for adventures around the state, while also boasting some particularly popular beaches.
On the 10th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Payyoli Beach and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ponnani Juma Masjid (Makkah of Kerala Muslims), then kick back and relax at Beypore Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kozhikode Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kozhikode trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kovalam to Kozhikode with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Kozhikode can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Kannur.

Things to do in Kozhikode

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ponnani Juma Masjid (Makkah of Kerala Muslims)
Highlights from your plan
Payyoli Beach ©
Payyoli Beach
Spas
Kozhikode Beach ©
Kozhikode Beach

3
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.
Kannur is known for beaches, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, walk around Chal Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ezhara Beach, and snap pictures at Thalassery Sea Bridge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kannur, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kozhikode to Kannur takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kannur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Azhikode
Highlights from your plan
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach ©
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Spas
Azhikkal Beach ©
Azhikkal Beach

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