11 days in Kerala Itinerary

11 days in Kerala Itinerary

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11 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Alappuzha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kottayam
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Munnar
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 12th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Kerala Kathakali Centre and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker tool .

New Delhi to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight, taxi, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Delhi in February, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Kochi (Cochin): temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Alappuzha.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue
Chinese Fishing Nets ©
Chinese Fishing Nets
Kerala Kathakali Centre ©
Kerala Kathakali Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Alappuzha Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, and then stroll through Mararikulam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alappuzha Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Alappuzha vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Kochi (Cochin) to Alappuzha takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Alappuzha sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Kottayam.

Things to do in Alappuzha

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Mararikulam
Highlights from your plan
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Alappuzha Beach ©
Alappuzha Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Kottayam

Kottayam ©
The first Indian city to achieve a 100 percent literacy rate among its citizens, Kottayam has as much of a reputation for its educational standards as for its massive rubber industry.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Kottayam Cheriapally, then admire the sheer force of Kattikkayam Water Falls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Knanaya Church.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kottayam online trip maker .

You can drive from Alappuzha to Kottayam in 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kottayam can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kottayam

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kattikkayam Water Falls ©
Kattikkayam Water Falls
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple ©
Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
Kottayam Cheriapally ©
Kottayam Cheriapally

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 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction and then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Periyar Lake, then get great views at Chellarkovil Viewpoint, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Thekkady road trip planner.

Getting from Kottayam to Thekkady by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

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
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 19th (Tue): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Tea Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Tea Museum, admire the engineering at Mattupetty Dam, and then get great views at Top Station.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Munnar travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Thekkady to Munnar takes 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Munnar are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).

Things to do in Munnar

Parks Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tea Gardens ©
Tea Gardens
Mattupetty Dam ©
Mattupetty Dam
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Puthenmalika (Kuthiramalika) Palace, then stroll through Lighthouse Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kovalam Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, examine the collection at Napier Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Chacha Nehru Children’s Museum, then make a trip to Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple.

You can plan Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munnar to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. February in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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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