10 days in Kerala Itinerary

10 days in Kerala Itinerary

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10 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Kathmandu
Fly:  7​h
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Guruvayur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Munnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kathmandu

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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paradesi Synagogue, enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chottanikkara Devi Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kochi (Cochin) trip app .

Kathmandu, Nepal to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, Kochi (Cochin) is somewhat warmer than Kathmandu - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Guruvayur.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marari Beach, Alappuzha Beach
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Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple

1
night
Guruvayur

Guruvayur ©
Guruvayur stands as one of the holiest and most important pilgrimage centers in the state, with its Sri Krishna Temple among the most frequented temples in the country.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta), take in the spiritual surroundings of Venkitachalapathy Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guruvayur Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Narayanamkulangara Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Guruvayur road trip app .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Guruvayur takes 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Guruvayur are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Munnar.

Things to do in Guruvayur

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Guruvayur Temple ©
Guruvayur Temple
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram ©
Mammiyur Mahadeva Kshetram
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta) ©
Punnathur Kotta (Anakkotta)

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for gifts at Tata Tea Outlet, then examine the collection at Tea Museum, and then explore the striking landscape of Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Munnar Hill Station, and then see human ingenuity at work at Mattupetty Dam.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Guruvayur to Munnar takes 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Munnar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thekkady.

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park ©
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): get great views at Chellarcovil View Point, then admire the natural beauty at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Junction.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Thekkady trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Munnar to Thekkady takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Lake ©
Periyar Lake
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, then kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach, and finally make a trip to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, then head off the coast to Poovar Island, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) day trip site .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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